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Lille to Besançon by train

  • First train
    18:54
  • Last train
    19:00
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 19m
  • Distance
    426 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lille to Besançon by train

Fast trains from Lille to Besançon take around 3 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 426 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lille and Besançon.

1. Are there direct trains from Lille to Besançon?

Direct trains from Lille to Besançon have been found.

We usually find at least one direct train on the route from Lille to Besançon every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Lille to Besançon train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the only direct train to Besançon is usually scheduled to depart Lille around 18:54. At weekends the only direct train usually departs Lille around 18:57.

When to book Lille 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 Lille to Besançon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lille and Besançon?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lille 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.

Besançon to Lille 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.