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Travelling from Dijon to Besançon by train

The fastest trains from Dijon to Besançon take around 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 70 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dijon and Besançon.

Direct trains run between Dijon and Besançon.

We usually find around 41 direct trains on the route from Dijon to Besançon every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 33 departures. The duration is normally about 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Besançon is usually scheduled to depart Dijon around 05:09 and the last train is around 22:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dijon around 06:14, and the last at 22:19.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Dijon 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 Dijon to Besançon by train.

Which trains operate between Dijon and Besançon?

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

  • TGV Duplex
  • TGV Est
  • TGV Sud-Est
  • Train Express Regional

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

Find journey information for Besançon to Dijon

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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