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There are 3 ways to get from Stresa to Besançon by train or car

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Train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$98 - $145

Cheapest option

Train via Bern  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Bern Ec
  2. Take the train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds
  3. Take the train from Gare de La Chaux-de-Fonds to Gare de Besançon-Viotte

$91 - $134

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Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Stresa to Besançon 249.4 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Stresa to Besançon is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Stresa to Besançon is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Stresa to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Stresa and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Lausanne and Mouchard. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Stresa and Besançon is 245 km. The road distance is 399.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stresa to Besançon without a car is to train which takes 5 h 50 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Stresa to Besançon, including transfers.

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Stresa to Besançon train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Stresa station.

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Stresa to Besançon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Besançon-Viotte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stresa to Besançon is 399 km. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Stresa to Besançon.

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  • Distance: 153.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Stresa to Besançon via Lausanne and Mouchard in around 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Stresa to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Stresa to Bern
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lausanne to Mouchard
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$16 - $25
Train from Gare de La Chaux-de-Fonds to Gare de Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
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
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from La Chaux-de-Fonds to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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