Each participant will receive free bus passes for the tram and bus lines of the city of Besançon. The closest international airports are : Lyon, Paris, Basel, and Geneva.
Highways and trains link Besançon to Paris and major cities in the region :

Bus lines :

Preview or download :Ginko Bus
Or in real time :Ginko Tempo
(+40 bus lines !)

By air :

Paris airport : Paris Charles de Gaulle
Basel airport : EuroAirport Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg
Geneva airport : Geneve Aeroport
Lyon airport : Lyon Saint-Exupery

Time by road :

From Paris : 4h30
From Lyon : 2h00
From Basel : 1h30
From Geneva : 2h
From Frankfurt : 4h15

Time by train :

From Paris : 450 km and 2h40 by high-speed train (TGV)
From Lyon : 250 km and 2h30
From Basel : 170 km and 3h00
From Geneva : 180 km and 4h00

Information: To come from the railway station to EFTF – IFCS 2017, you should take the Ginko tram number 2 « HAUTS DU CHAZAL » directly outside the station and stop at « Micropolis ».

Information online :

There are several ways to go from Aéroport Roissy Charles de Gaulle to Paris Gare de Lyon station.
The bus line « RoissyBus » will take you from the airport to the center of Paris, at Opera station. From there, you can get RER line A (to Marne la Vallée or Boissy Saint-Léger). Gare de Lyon is the second stop from there.

You may prefer to take RER line B at the airport (to Robinson or Saint-Rémy les Chevreuses), then get off at Châtelet-les-Halles (Paris’ biggest metro/bus/RER station), and from there get the RER line A (to Marne la Vallée or Boissy Saint-Léger). Gare de Lyon is the next stop (you can also get on metro line 14 to « Bibliothèque F. Mitterand » instead of RER A, it is a quite fast automated metro line, and Gare de Lyon is also the next stop).
For an underground/subway map visit

You will find lots of Taxis at Aéroport Roissy Charles de Gaulle. Price will depend on traffic, but it usually goes around 50 euros.

It will take you 30 mn (RER/Metro) to 1h15 (Bus/taxi) to go from Charles de Gaulle Airport to Gare de Lyon station. Besançon train station is called « Besançon Viotte ».


More information :

By Road : Mappy
By Train : Sncf, Die Bahn (international)
By Plane : Airfrance
Besançon City Bus « Ginko » Informations & Time table : Ginko bus

Please note : RER tickets have to be bought depending on destination. Metro tickets are same price for any destination.