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About Brest

Brest is a French city where British influence is still felt. Located in the Finistere province of Brittany, in the northwest of France. Brest is a fairly busy but organized port city with tides reaching up to 20 meters; so there are roadblocks set up in the coastal areas. Among places to visit are the Chateau de Brest, a castle with wonderful architecture, Tour Tanguy, Penfeld River, Pont de Recouvrance, and the botanical gardens. The city has 9 commercial harbors, including ship repair and maintanence. Although the city seems industrialized, 75% of the economy is represented by the service sector. Brest provides tourists with an enjoyable holiday experience thanks to its architectural structures and beautiful nature.

The Chateau de Brest, located in the heart of the harbor, is the oldest monument in the city. The castle, which is strategically located, is the world’s oldest castle that is still in use. The castle is one of the city’s main attractions and also has the National Maritime Museum located within, where you can enjoy ship models, paintings, sculptures, and objects related to Brest marine life. In addition, a few kilometers outside of the city there are beautiful natural environments, with granite cliffs and beaches, where you can enjoy sunbathing, windsurfing, fishing, yachting, and more, making the city even more attractive.

The Brest Bretagne Airport provides air transportation to and from the city. The airport is located about 10 km from the city center, which can be reached in 10 minutes by car. Flights from New York to Brest have at least one layover and take at least 12 hours.  Flights from London to Brest have at least one stop and take at least 3 hours. 

Transportation to Brest City Center from Airport


Bretagne Airport

Situated in the northwest of France, Brest is a small city that has a coast on the Atlantic Ocean. Those who are going to visit this city, which has managed to maintain its unique historical texture, can fly to Brest Airport in the city.

It is very easy to reach the city center from the airport in Brest, which is a small city. If you want to travel by public transportation, you can take advantage airport shuttle services arranged by the airport or you can also benefit from tramway option to reach the city center. For public transportation, you can buy the one-hour limitless tickets that are valid for all means of public transportation. If you are planning to travel frequently during the day, it would be more affordable for you to by the daily tickets that offer unlimited transportation service throughout the day. As an alternative to public transportation, you can take a taxi or rent a car.

Airport Shuttle Service

Thanks to the bus-shuttle services arranged by the Bibus Company which provides public transportation service, you can get to the closest tramway station in the Porte de Guipavas area of the city. Your journey will take about ten to fifteen minutes. The shuttles departing twelve to twenty-four times a day, depending on the circumstances during the day do not provide transportation service at regular intervals.


After getting off the airport shuttles, the best way to get to the city center is to take a tramway. Tram services, which make up a significant part of urban transportation, are provided frequently. You can reach the city center by taking the line A that goes towards the Porte de Poluzané station.


There is a waiting area prepared for the taxis in front of the main terminal entrance of the airport. In this area, you won't have any difficulty finding a taxi to reach the city.

Rent a car

Once you arrive at the airport, there are five car rental offices where you can rent a car in the terminal building. You can also book and rent your car in advance by taking the advantage of online reservation option.

Weather in Brest

DayMin - Max
FridayMin 15ºC - Max 23ºC
SaturdayMin 17ºC - Max 19ºC
SundayMin 15ºC - Max 18ºC
MondayMin 16ºC - Max 19ºC
TuesdayMin 16ºC - Max 20ºC

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