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Travelling from Basel SBB to Besançon by train

Looking to travel from Basel SBB to Besançon by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 3 hours 6 minutes to travel from Basel SBB to Besançon by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 42 minutes though. You'll usually find 15 trains per day running along the 76 miles (123 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 1 change during the journey to Besançon, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Basel SBB to Besançon start from £26.62 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Besançon by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Basel SBB to Besançon by train

It takes an average of 3h 6m to travel from Basel SBB to Besançon by train, over a distance of around 76 miles (123 km). There are normally 15 trains per day travelling from Basel SBB to Besançon and tickets for this journey start from £26.62 when you book in advance.

First train

05:36

Last train

23:38

Departure station

Basel SBB

Arrival station

Besançon

Journey time

From 1h 42m

Distance

76 miles (123 km)

Frequency

15 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £26.62

Train and bus operators

Flixbus

Basel SBB to Besançon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Basel SBB to Besançon for Tuesday 16th April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:51 09:46 2h 55m, 2 changes
08:21 10:17 1h 56m, 2 changes
10:21 12:52 2h 31m, 2 changes
12:21 14:04 1h 43m, 2 changes
13:34 16:04 2h 30m, 1 change
13:51 15:52 2h 1m, 2 changes
15:34 17:22 1h 48m, 2 changes
15:34 18:04 2h 30m, 1 change
15:51 17:55 2h 4m, 2 changes
16:51 19:46 2h 55m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Basel SBB to Besançon

The price of train tickets from Basel SBB to Besançon starts at £26.62 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 Basel SBB to Besançon 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Basel SBB to Besançon? 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 Basel SBB to Besançon take?

The average journey time by train between Basel SBB and Besançon is 3 hours and 6 minutes, with around 15 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 Basel SBB and Besançon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Basel SBB to Besançon is 1 hour and 42 minutes.

How much does the train from Basel SBB to Besançon cost?

Train ticket prices from Basel SBB to Besançon can start from as little as £26.62 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Basel SBB to Besançon?

No, there are no direct train services from Basel SBB to Besançon. Travelling from Basel SBB to Besançon by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Basel SBB to Besançon leave?

The first train from Basel SBB to Besançon leaves at 05:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Basel SBB to Besançon leave?

The last train from Basel SBB to Besançon leaves at 23:38. 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 Basel SBB and Besançon by train?

Trains travelling from Basel SBB to Besançon cover a distance of around 76 miles (123 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Besançon to Basel SBB. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Basel SBB to Besançon.

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