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Avignon to Besançon by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 5m
  • Distance
    388 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Avignon to Besançon by train

Fast trains from Avignon to Besançon take around 3 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 388 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Avignon and Besançon.

1. Are there direct trains from Avignon to Besançon?

Direct trains from Avignon to Besançon have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Avignon to Besançon every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Avignon to Besançon?

The Avignon to Besançon train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Avignon to Besançon train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Besançon is usually scheduled to depart Avignon around 07:14 and the last train is around 16:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Avignon around 07:15, and the last at 16:52.

When to book Avignon to Besançon train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Avignon to Besançon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Avignon and Besançon?

More than one train company operates on the route from Avignon to Besançon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.