How to Reach Brest - The Easiest Way to Reach Brest


  • By Air: Brest Bretagne airport has domestic services to Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Bordeaux, Lille, Toulon and seasonal flights towards Dublin, London, Birmingham, Manchester, Southampton, Barcelona, Porto and Dakar. A shuttlebus can be taken from the airport to the Brest tramway station.
  • By Train: Gare de Brest is the train station that serves the city. There are TGV connections from Brest to Paris while regular trains depart towards Quimper, Rennes and Nantes.
  • By Boat: You can reach Brest from Plymouth (England), Roscoff and Cork (Ireland) through Ferries operated by Brittany Ferry services.
  • By Car: Brest is accessible from Rennes and Nantes via auto routes N12 and N165 respectively.


  • By Tram: A 28 stop tram service stretches at the length of 14.3 kilometres. It connects Porte de Plouzane in the west with Porte de Gouesnou and Porte de Guipavasin the northeast direction of the city centre.
  • By Bus: Bibus operates about fourteen buses, connecting to the tram lines. The ticket price for one hour is EUR 1.35, and EUR 3.70 for the whole day.

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Modes of Transportation in Brest

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Brest. The most preferred mode of transport in Brest is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 13 km Average time: 35 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 50%
    Bus 40 min Waiting 10 min Overall average time for 24 kms 50 min
  • Walking 50%
    Walking 20 min Overall average time for 2 kms 20 min

How to Reach Brest from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Plouzané to Brest 14.94 km 14 mins
Plouguerneau to Brest 24.18 km 24 mins
Morlaix to Brest 71.56 km 1 hour 11 mins
Plougasnou to Brest 84.45 km 1 hour 24 mins
Quistinic to Brest 159.69 km 2 hours 39 mins
Plérin to Brest 191.37 km 3 hours 11 mins
Pommeret to Brest 207.01 km 3 hours 27 mins
Merdrignac to Brest 231.43 km 3 hours 51 mins
Totnes to Brest 243.26 km 4 hours 3 mins
Exmouth to Brest 274.48 km 4 hours 34 mins
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