Besançon to Basel by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 11m
  • Distance
    126 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Besançon to Basel by train

Fast trains from Besançon to Basel take around 1 hour and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 126 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Besançon and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Besançon to Basel?

Journeys between Besançon and Basel usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Besançon to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 26 departures.

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

The Besançon to Basel train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Besançon around 06:08 and the last train is around 22:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Besançon around 06:53, and the last at 22:36.

When to book Besançon to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Besançon to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Besançon and Basel?

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

  • Autocar
  • Intercity
  • Intercités
  • Lyria
  • Navette
  • Regionalzug
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

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.