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Beaune – Tips


Getting There

By Car
By Train
CalaisA26, A5, A315.5 hoursTGV to Paris, change at Paris (station change), to Beaune
6.30 hours
ParisA63 hoursDirect
2:30 hours
DieppeN27, A151, A150, A13, A86, A65 hoursTo Rouen, change train to Paris, change station to Beaune
7 hours
Le HavreA13, A86, A65 hoursChange at Paris (station change), TER to Beaune
6 hours
CherbourgN13, A13, A86, A66:45 hoursChange at Paris (station change), Change at Lyon, TER to Beaune
6:45 hours
MarseillesA7, A64:45 hoursDirect TGV to Beaune
3:15 hours

Air: Beaune does NOT have an airport. The closest airport is Geneva (some 131 km), Lyon (146 km) and Clermont-Ferrand (188 km). There is a charter airport closer by (Dole Airport – 44 km), but there are no international scheduled flights.

Ferry: Sorry, no ferries here.

Bus: There is one long distance bus operator going to this city from different cities in France. Click on the link below to see which departure city is covered.

Flixbus Logo Flixbus

Flixbus has a service between Beaune and Lyon and Lyon airport.

Within Beaune

Beaune is a small city, and almost everything can be seen and done on foot. There is one bus line that transpasses the inner city; Line 3.

Click here to access the time schedules (in French)

Driving in the old city center is not recommended. First of all, many of the roads are narrow, and secondly, there are very few parking spots.


There are some 185 restaurants in Beaune, ranging from fast food to expensive restaurants. Obviously, most of them will have excellent wine menus.

There are 2 1-Star Michelin restaurants in Beaune.


There are around 65 hotels in Beaune, most of them just outside the old town center. Of the 65, 12 are 4 Star and 22 are 3 Star hotels. On average, rates are on the cheap side.

Things To See/To Do

The number one thing to do in Beaune, is obvious…. taste Burgundy wines.

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