If you want to travel from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte by train to take around 12 hours 50 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 6 hours 29 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 10 trains per day running on this route, which spans 220 miles (354 km). You’ll have to make 2 changes along the way on your journey to Besançon Viotte. Both TGV and SNCF trains operate on this route, offering modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage as standard.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte start from €94.20 when you book in advance.
If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!
It takes an average of 12h 50m to travel from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte by train, over a distance of around 220 miles (354 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte and tickets for this journey start from €94.20 when you book in advance.
From 6h 29m
220 miles (354 km)
10 trains per day
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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.
TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.
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).
In Second Class, TGV INOUI allows you to travel comfortably while enjoying the onboard services, such as free WiFi, power sockets and more.
Want to travel in style? Upgrade to First Class and you’ll enjoy all the benefits of Second Class as well as some additional perks.
Most TER trains don't have First or Second Class so the services offered on board are the same for all passengers. Please note that WiFi is not available on TER trains at the moment.
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 Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte by booking early.§
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.
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!
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.
The average journey time by train between Château-Arnoux—St-Auban and Besançon Viotte is 12 hours and 50 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte is 6 hours and 29 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte can start from as little as €94.20 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte. Travelling from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.
The first train from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte leaves at 06:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte leaves at 20:31. 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.
Trains travelling from Château-Arnoux—St-Auban to Besançon Viotte cover a distance of around 220 miles (354 km) during the journey.