There are 4 ways to get from Stuttgart to Besançon by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte Tgv

$86 - $114

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Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Besançon Ouibus

$17 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Besançon 720 / ...

$62 - $90

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Besançon 241.1 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Besançon is to bus which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 7 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Besançon is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Besançon via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Besançon is 290 km. The road distance is 385.8 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Besançon without a car is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 70€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Stuttgart to Besançon, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Besançon bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Stuttgart to Besançon train services, operated by TGV, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Besançon is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 70€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 7 h 7 min.

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  • Distance: 181.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Besançon, France?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Besançon via Strasbourg in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Besançon 3 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Strasbourg to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Besançon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Besançon
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Stuttgart to Besançon train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Besançon-Viotte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Besançon is 386 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Stuttgart to Besançon.

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