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There are 13 ways to get from Mostar to Besançon by bus, plane, train, night train or car

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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Bus to Split, fly to Basel, train  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Mostar Bus Station West to Split
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Basel (BSL) SPU - BSL
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv

108€ - 441€

Cheapest option

Train, bus to Tuzla, fly to Basel  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Živinice
  3. Fly from Tuzla (TZL) to Basel (BSL) TZL - BSL
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv

74€ - 222€

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Train to Sarajevo, fly to Basel, train  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo
  2. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Basel (BSL) SJJ - BSL
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv

120€ - 283€

Bus to Split, fly to Geneva, train  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Mostar Bus Station West to Split
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Geneva (GVA) SPU - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
  4. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard
  5. Take the train from Mouchard to Besancon Viotte

153€ - 377€

Bus to Dubrovnik, fly to Geneva, train  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Mostar to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Geneva (GVA) DBV - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
  4. Take the train from Lausanne to Mouchard
  5. Take the train from Mouchard to Besancon Viotte

157€ - 391€

Bus to Split, fly to Zurich, train  •  13h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Mostar Bus Station West to Split
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Zurich (ZRH) SPU - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv

179€ - 409€

Bus to Split, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  14h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Mostar Bus Station West to Split
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Stuttgart (STR) SPU - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse
  5. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv

159€ - 417€

Train, bus  •  24h 56m

  1. Take the train from Mostar to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Karlsruhe
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv Tgv

133€ - 175€

Bus  •  26h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Mostar to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Freiburg
  3. Take the bus from Freiburg to Besançon

79€ - 96€

Bus via Strasbourg  •  29h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Mostar to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Strasbourg
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Besançon 720

91€ - 169€

Bus, night train, train  •  29h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Zagreb
  2. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Zuerich Hb En
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort Ter / ...
  5. Take the train from Belfort to Besancon Viotte Ter

252€ - 371€

Drive, bus, train, night train  •  30h 7m

  1. Drive from Mostar to Drašnice
  2. Take the bus from Drašnice to Split
  3. Take the train from Split to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic
  4. Take the night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Zuerich Hb En
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Tgv
  6. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv Tgv

253€ - 383€

Drive  •  15h 6m

  1. Drive from Mostar to Besançon 1607.5 km

170€ - 260€

Bosnia and Herzegovina → France
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International entry into France from Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Conditions of entry into France from Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and United Kingdom
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No, entry into France from Bosnia and Herzegovina is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Besançon is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Besançon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Besançon is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Bosnia and Herzegovina from France.

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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Mostar to Besançon is to bus, which costs $95 - $120 and takes 26h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Mostar to Besançon is to train and fly which costs $140 - $350 and takes 10h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mostar to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Mostar and arriving at Besançon via Sarajevo and Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 50m.

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The distance between Mostar and Besançon is 1018 km. The road distance is 1607.5 km.

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The best way to get from Mostar to Besançon without a car is to train and bus which takes 24h 56m and costs $160 - $220.

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It takes approximately 11h 13m to get from Mostar to Besançon, including transfers.

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Mostar to Besançon bus services, operated by Autoprevoz - Bus d.d., depart from Mostar station.

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Mostar to Besançon bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Besançon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mostar to Besançon is 1607 km. It takes approximately 15h 6m to drive from Mostar to Besançon.

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  • Distance: 1017.9 km
  • Duration: 11h 13m

What companies run services between Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Besançon, France?

You can take a bus from Mostar to Besançon via Sarajevo and Freiburg in around 26h 50m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Split to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 440€
Flights from Dubrovnik to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Dubrovnik to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
28€ - 210€
Flights from Split to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Split to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Sarajevo to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Split to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Flights from Dubrovnik to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 250€
Flights from Split to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 470€
Flights from Split to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 360€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Flights from Split to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Dubrovnik to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 330€
Flights from Split to Zurich via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 330€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
19€ - 120€
Flights from Tuzla to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
14€ - 90€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 700€
Flights from Split to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Split to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 850€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Geneva via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 150€
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Split to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 1100€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Split to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 36€
Train from Lausanne to Mouchard
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
34€ - 40€
1st Class
30€ - 35€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 38€
1st Class
28€ - 33€
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Besancon-Franche Comte Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mulhouse to Besançon Franche-Comté TGV
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mouchard to Besançon Viotte
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mulhouse to Belfort
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Belfort to Besançon Viotte
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Mostar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
zfbh.ba
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mouchard to Besancon Viotte
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Rail 1st Class
13€ - 19€
Train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Rail 1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Rail 1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Belfort to Besancon Viotte
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 30€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 190€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Mostar Bus Station West to Split
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Mostar Bus Station East to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Živinice
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Bus from Mostar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
7€ - 22€
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
17h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Sarajevo to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Autoprevoz - Bus d.d.
Phone
+387 36 551 900
Email
booking@autoprevoz-bus.ba
Website
autoprevoz.ba
Bus from Mostar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
autoprevoz.ba
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg to Besançon
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Strasbourg to Besançon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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