There are 9 ways to get from Brest to London by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

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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Fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 11m

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

£93 - £342

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Bus  •  19h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Brest - Train station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Brest - Train station > Quimper > Lorient > Vannes > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Coquelles - France > Coquelles - UK > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...

£31 - £39

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Fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 17m

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

£76 - £260

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Brest (BES) to London Gatwick (LGW) BES - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£102 - £330

Fly to Southend, train  •  2h 45m

  1. Fly from Brest (BES) to Southend (SEN) BES - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

£70 - £252

Train  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Brest to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£187 - £432

Bus via Paris  •  17h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Brest to Paris, Paris 1702
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450

£50 - £66

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 53m

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

£88 - £155

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 41m

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

£219 - £261

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brest to London is to bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 19h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Brest to London is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 280€ and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brest to London. However, there are services departing from Brest and arriving at London via Paris, Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brest to London. However, there are services departing from Brest and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Montparnasse-Bienvenue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 32m.

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The distance between Brest and London is 291 miles.

The best way to get from Brest to London without a car is to train which takes 7h 32m and costs 200€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Brest to London, including transfers.

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

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Brest to London train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Brest station.

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The best way to get from Brest to London is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs 100€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 490€ and takes 7h 32m, you could also bus via Paris, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 17h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Brest to London.
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  • Distance: 291.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

Air France, KLM and three other airlines fly from Brest to London Paddington every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brest to London King's Cross via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord in around 7h 32m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £340
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £370
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £390
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £360
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£90 - £380
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £370
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £280
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Southend, Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £210
Flights from Brest to London Luton via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Brest to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £450
Flights from Brest to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brest to London Heathrow via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £410
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
London Overground
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brest to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£85 - £100
1st Class
£95 - £110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brest to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Poole
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£23 - £60
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
£23 - £29
Car
£40 - £60

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

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

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London is 1h behind Brest. It is currently 3:18 AM in Brest and 2:18 AM in London.

Brest to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Ryanair, British Airways, KLM and Air France offer flights from Brest Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 9842+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Brest to Brest Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs 25€ - 31€.

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