is the second city of the
Bourgogne Franche-Comté region
It is located in the east part of France.
Some distances from Besançon:
- 2h15 by train from Roissy-CDG Airport (Paris),
- 4h by drive from Paris,
- 160km from Basel Switzerland (shuttle from Basel to Mulhouse, then train from Mulhouse to Besançon),
- 250km from Zurich Switzerland (train to Mulhouse, then another train to Besançon),
- 170km from Geneva Switzerland,
- 250km from Lyon France.