There are 6 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Besançon by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train TGV  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon-Viotte Tgv

$84 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Besançon

$25 - $47

4 alternative options

Train via Belfort Ville  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort Ville Ic
  3. Take the train from Belfort Ville to Besançon-Viotte

$84 - $136

Train, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Besançon 099

$46 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Besançon 160.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$102 - $272

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Besançon is to bus which costs SFr 25 - SFr 50 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Besançon is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Besançon is 193 km. The road distance is 256.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Besançon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Besançon. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Besançon-Viotte via Zürich HB and Mulhouse Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Besançon, France?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Besançon via Zürich HB and Mulhouse Ville in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Besançon via Zürich HB, Zurich, Basel City Center, and Basel in around 5 h 14 min.

Airlines
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $70
First
$90 - $110
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Belfort Ville
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Belfort Ville to Besançon-Viotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
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
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
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
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Besançon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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