Flights & getting there
Besançon, 80km east of Dijon and 140km north of Geneva, is well connected by road and rail to regional destinations (and beyond).
Car & Motorcycle
Parking Rodia Over 200 free places, across the river from and about 1km to the southeast of the centre. Rodia is linked to the centre and the citadel by bus 27 (€1.40, find schedules on www.ginko.voyage).
Services include the following (direct unless stated otherwise):
|Belfort||15||1hr||one or two per hr|
|Dijon||15-22||1hr||two or three per hr|
|Paris-Gare de Lyon||56-90||2½-3¼hr||three direct (10 via Dijon)|
Connections to major cities are often cheaper and/or quicker from Gare TGV Besançon Franche-Comté, on the TGV line linking Dijon with Mulhouse. Situated 10km northwest of the centre, it's a 15-minute hop by train from Gare Besançon-Viotte (€5, every one or two hours).
To reach Geneva (Switzerland) by train (from €61, three to 5½ hours), you'll need to change in Dole or Lyon Part Dieu.