There are 9 ways to get from Milan to Besançon by train, bus, night bus, 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.

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Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lausanne Ec
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard Tgv
  3. Take the train from Mouchard to Besançon-Viotte

$110 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milano to Basel, Basel central station N307
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Besançon

$42 - $60

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Train via Brig  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds
  4. Take the train from La Chaux-de-Fonds to Besançon-Viotte

$128 - $213

Night bus, bus, train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the night bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
  3. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Besançon-Viotte Tgv

$43 - $61

Drive  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Besançon 321.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Milan Linate to Geneva, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard
  4. Take the train from Mouchard to Besançon-Viotte

$98 - $295

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zurich, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon-Viotte

$145 - $370

Fly Milan Malpensa to Lyon, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Besançon-Viotte

$129 - $289

Fly Milan Malpensa to Geneva, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Geneva (GVA) MXP - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard
  4. Take the train from Mouchard to Besançon-Viotte

$154 - $319

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Besançon is to night bus and bus and train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Besançon is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Milan and Besançon is 314 km. The road distance is 514.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Milan to Besançon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Besançon. However, there are services departing from san babila m1 and arriving at Besançon via Milan, Milano and Basel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Lausanne and Mouchard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Besançon, France?

You can take a train from Milan to Besançon via Lausanne and Mouchard in around 6 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Besançon via sesto, Milan, Milano, Basel, Basel central station, and Basel in around 9 h 47 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lausanne to Mouchard
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $51
Train from Dijon Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$42 - $43
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
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
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mouchard to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$16 - $26
Train from Dijon Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $28
1st Class
$26 - $40
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from La Chaux-de-Fonds to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milano to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Besançon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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