Marseille to Besançon by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 35m
  • Distance
    448 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 20m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Marseille to Besançon by train

Fast trains from Marseille to Besançon take around 3 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 448 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Marseille and Besançon.

1. Are there direct trains from Marseille to Besançon?

Direct trains from Marseille to Besançon have been found.

We usually find around 11 direct trains on the route from Marseille to Besançon every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

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

The Marseille to Besançon train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Besançon is usually scheduled to depart Marseille around 06:18 and the last train is around 22:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Marseille around 06:35, and the last at 22:06.

When to book Marseille 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 Marseille to Besançon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Marseille and Besançon?

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

  • Intercités de Nuit
  • TGV

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

Besançon to Marseille by train

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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.