Getting to and around Burgundy
Burgundy is easily accessible by motorway:
A-5 : Paris - Sens - (Troyes) - Dijon (interchange A5/A31)
A-6 : Paris - Sens - Auxerre - Avallon - Saulieu - Pouilly-en-Auxois - Beaune - Chalon-sur-Saône - Tournus - Mâcon
A-38 : Pouilly-en-Auxois - Dijon
A-39 : Bourg-en-Bresse - Dole - Dijon
A-26 : Calais-Reims-Dijon et A-31 : Luxembourg - Dijon - Beaune
A-36 : Mulhouse - Besancon - Beaune
A-40 : Genève - Mâcon
A-77 : Paris - Cosne-sur-Loire - Nevers
When you arrive in Dijon, you can travel in and around the town on "Divia", the Greater Dijon Public Transport System (www.divia.fr - Tel. 0 800 10 2004 - free call from a fixed telephone line).
The TGV network provides fast (Paris-Dijon: 1hr 40 min.) and frequent access to several towns in Burgundy (Dijon, Montbard, Beaune, Chalon-sur-Saône, Le Creusot/Montchanin/Montceau-les-Mines and Mâcon-Loché). All these stations provide connections with the main tourist locations in the region.
There are also direct connections
- between Dijon and Disneyland-Paris, Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and Lille (with connections via Eurostar for London and via Thalys for Brussels).
- with Switzerland (Zurich, Bern, Lausanne and Geneva).
- with the south of France: (Marseille/Montpellier-Dijon: 3 hours).
All these lines are complemented by regular connections serving Burgundy from the major French and European stations.
On top of this, the regional (TER) network, with its numerous comfortable and fast trains, is an easy (and ecological) way to explore Burgundy www.mobigo-bourgogne.com.
Dole-Jura airport is located 50 km south-east of Dijon.
Information and reservation for Dole-Jura airport :
tel. +33 (0)3 84 72 18 53
Airports at Paris (Roissy Charles de Gaulle and Orly), Lyon (Saint-Exupéry), Geneva and Basle-Mulhouse are all close to Burgundy, with motorway and/or TGV rail links.