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Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 04m
Trains per day13
Fare range€11.00 - €20.00
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at05:44
Last train departs at21:02
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 07m
Origin StationLons-le-Saunier
Destination StationBesançon

Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon for Tuesday 30th Apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
1h 10m
1h 07m
1h 24m
1h 08m
1h 07m

SNCF trains from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon

You can travel from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon on 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.

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 Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon

Train tickets from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon start at €10.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €15.22.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price14.92
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avg. single price14.99
on the day
avg. single price15.22

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 Lons-le-Saunier 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon by train?

The average journey time between Lons-le-Saunier and Besançon is 2 hours and 4 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 7 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 14 trains per day travelling from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon?

The first train from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon departs at 05:44. The last train from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon departs at 21:02. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Lons-le-Saunier and Besançon?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon without having to change trains. There are 13 direct trains from Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Besançon to Lons-le-Saunier.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lons-le-Saunier to Besançon for a typical week day using timetable data for 30/04/2019. 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 02/10/2018 for travel on 02/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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