There are 8 ways to get from Marseille to Besançon by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Besançon-Viotte Tgv

$100 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Besançon Ouibus

$21 - $32

6 alternative options

Night bus  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Aix-en-Provence to Besançon N720

$35 - $62

Rideshare  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Besançon 352.6 miles

$44

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Besançon 351.5 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte

$113 - $397

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte

$111 - $478

Fly to Metz/Nancy, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) MRS - ETZ
  2. Take the train from Lorraine to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte

$186 - $672

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Besançon is to bus which costs 17€ - 28€ and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Besançon is to train which costs 90€ - 105€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Besançon is 442 km. The road distance is 562.4 km.

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The train from Marseille-St-Charles to Besançon-Viotte takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille station to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station and arriving at Besançon via Aix-en-Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Besançon-Viotte. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Marseille, France and Besançon, France?

TGV operates a train from Marseille to Besançon once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Marseille to Besançon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Lorraine to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Besançon
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Aix-en-Provence to Besançon
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Marseille to Besançon
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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