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About the train journey from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris

Want to travel from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris usually takes 3 hours 7 minutes on average to travel 318 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 8 minutes. You can expect to find 10 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Paris, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You can choose to travel with TGV or SNCF to get to Paris – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $29.69.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Paris, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris by train

It takes an average of 3h 7m to travel from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris by train, over a distance of around 198 miles (318 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris and tickets for this journey start from $29.69 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 8m
PriceFrom $29.69
Distance198 miles (318 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
First train06:30
Last train22:43
Departure stationBesançon-Franche-Comté TGV
Arrival stationParis
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF

Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris for Tuesday Dec 7th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:30 07:38 2h 8m, direct
05:52 08:08 2h 16m, direct
07:30 09:38 2h 8m, direct
07:44 10:04 2h 20m, 1 change
11:46 14:08 2h 22m, direct
13:47 16:36 2h 49m, 1 change
15:28 17:41 2h 13m, direct
15:37 19:04 3h 27m, 2 changes
17:57 20:08 2h 11m, direct
21:43 07:04 9h 21m, 1 change

TGV and SNCF trains from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris

You can travel from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris on TGV and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris

The price of train tickets from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris starts at $29.69 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris

Want to know more about your journey from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV and Paris is 3 hours and 7 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris is 2 hours and 8 minutes.

How much does the train from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris cost?

Train tickets from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris can start from as little as $29.69 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris leave?

The first train from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris leaves at 06:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris leave?

The last train from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris leaves at 22:43. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris cover a distance of around 198 miles (318 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Besançon-Franche-Comté TGV to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/07/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/24/2021 for travel on 12/24/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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