Trains to Besancon
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About Besancon and the train services available
Besancon is a city in eastern France and is the capital and principal city of the French-Comte region. It is located close to the border with Switzerland and is some 325 km to the east of Paris and some 125 km to the north west of Lousanne.
The city is served by two railway stations. The main high speed TGV station is Gare de Besancon Franche-Comte TGV and is 10 km to the north of the city. Destinations include Dijon, Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg and Basel.
Gare de Besancon-Viotte is located in the centre of the city and is operated by SNCF. Destinations include Paris, Dijon, Montbéliard, Belfort, Mulhouse, Strasbourg, Lyon and Marseille.