There are 12 ways to get from Brest to London by train, bus, car ferry, bus and ferry, car, car train or plane

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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Train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Brest(F) to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$196 - $371

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Bus, car ferry  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Brest - Gare Routière SNCF to Roscoff - Ferry 25
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth
  3. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to London Victoria Coach Station

$60 - $155

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Bus, car ferry, train  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Brest - Gare Routière SNCF to Roscoff - Ferry 25
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth
  3. Take the train from Plymouth to London Paddington

$161 - $351

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Chateaulin to Lille N702
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$102 - $165

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Brest to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
  3. Drive from Portsmouth to London

$101 - $189

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Brest to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$282 - $333

Fly Brest to London Heathrow  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Brest (BES) to London Heathrow (LHR) BES - LHR

$160 - $424

Fly Brest to London City  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Brest (BES) to London City (LCY) BES - LCY

$227 - $559

Fly Brest to London Luton, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Brest (BES) to London Luton (LTN) BES - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$121 - $2,027

Train to Nantes, fly to London Gatwick  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Brest(F) to Nantes
  2. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to London Gatwick (LGW) NTE - LGW

$104 - $279

Fly Brest to London Gatwick  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Brest (BES) to London Gatwick (LGW) BES - LGW

$209 - $889

Train to Rennes, fly to Southend, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Brest(F) to Rennes
  2. Fly from Rennes (RNS) to Southend (SEN) RNS - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$101 - $267

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brest to London. However, there are services departing from Brest - Gare Routière and arriving at London Victoria via Chateaulin and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 4 min.

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The distance between Brest and London is 466 km.

The best way to get from Brest to London without a car is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Brest to London, including transfers.

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Brest to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chateaulin station.

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The best way to get from Brest to London is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 13 min.

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There is no direct flight from Brest Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Brest to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London Victoria station.

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London is 1 h behind Brest. It is currently 5:46 AM in Brest and 4:46 AM in London.

Hop!, British Airways, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Brest Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brest to London.
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  • Distance: 291.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

What companies run services between Brest, France and London, England?

You can take a train from Brest to London via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 7 h 21 min. Alternatively, Air France, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines fly from Brest to London every 2 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Paris Orly, Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Nantes to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brest to London City via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Brest to London City via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brest to London City via Paris CDG, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Rennes to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Brest to London City via Paris CDG, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Brest to London City via Paris CDG, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brest to London City via Paris CDG, Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Rennes to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brest(F) to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Brest(F) to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Eurostar
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Brest(F) to Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $120
Train from Brest(F) to Rennes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Viaoo 29
Website
viaoo29.fr
Bus from Brest - Gare Routière SNCF to Roscoff - Ferry
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
viaoo29.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chateaulin to Lille
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Roscoff to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $45
Car
$75 - $120
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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