There are 3 ways to get from Brest to Douarnenez by bus, car ferry, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, line 51 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Brest - Train station to Quimper Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Quimper Gare Routière to Douarnenez Office de Tourisme 51 / ...

$4 - $11

2 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Brest to Camaret Bay
  2. Drive from Camaret Bay to Douarnenez

Rideshare  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brest to Douarnenez 45.8 miles

$9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brest to Douarnenez is to bus and line 51 bus which costs 3€ - 9€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brest to Douarnenez is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Brest and Douarnenez is 35 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Brest to Douarnenez, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brest station to Douarnenez. However, there are services departing from Brest - Train station and arriving at Douarnenez Office de Tourisme via Quimper Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Brest, France and Douarnenez, France?

You can take a bus from Brest to Douarnenez via Quimper and Quimper Gare Routière in around 2 h 42 min.

Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brest - Train station to Quimper
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Viaoo 29
Website
viaoo29.fr
Bus from Brest - Gare Routière to Quimper - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
viaoo29.fr
Bus from Quimper Gare Routière to Douarnenez Office de Tourisme
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
viaoo29.fr
Ferry operators
Penn Ar Bed
Phone
+33 2 98 80 80 80
Email
contact@pennarbed.fr
Website
pennarbed.fr
Car ferry from Brest to Camaret Bay
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
pennarbed.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brest to Douarnenez
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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