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Travel information

Close to the Swiss border, Besançon, county town of the Doubs department and of Franche-Comté, is well located relatively to its European neighbours.

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Besançon can be accessed :

By train, the Paris-Besançon TGV or the TGL coming from Lyon or Strasbourg lead to the Viotte station of Besançon.
To get more information refer to the SNCF and bus network Ginko sites.

By plane, the four airports closest to Besançon are:
1- Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport, then take the train to Paris Gare de Lyon, then the high speed train (TGV) to Besancon.
2- Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse, then drive to Besançon (less than 2 hours).
3- Geneva airtport, then drive to Besançon.
4- Lyon Saint Exupery airport, then drive to Besancon (2 hours).