There are 5 ways to get from Brest to Saint-Malo by train, bus, rideshare or car

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  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Brest(F) to Rennes Tgv
  2. Take the train from Rennes to St Malo Tgv

$57 - $84

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Rideshare  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brest to Saint-Malo 145.8 miles

$14 - $17

3 alternative options

Train, bus, line 14 bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brest(F) to St-Brieuc Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Brieuc - Gare SNCF to Saint-Cast-le-Guildo - Office Tourisme 2
  3. Take the line 14 bus from Saint-Cast-le-Guildo - Office Tourisme to Saint-Malo Gares 14

$29 - $42

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Brest - Train station to Rennes Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Rennes - Gare Routière to Dinard - Le Gallic 7

$15 - $23

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Brest to Saint-Malo 146.1 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brest station to Saint-Malo. However, there are services departing from Brest - Train station and arriving at Dinard - Le Gallic via Rennes - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brest to Saint-Malo. However, there are services departing from Brest(F) and arriving at St Malo via Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Brest and Saint-Malo is 184 km. The road distance is 233.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brest to Saint-Malo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Brest to Saint-Malo, including transfers.

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Brest to Saint-Malo bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brest - Train station.

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Brest to Saint-Malo train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Brest(F) station.

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The best way to get from Brest to Saint-Malo is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 5 min.

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Brest to Saint-Malo bus services, operated by Illenoo, arrive at Dinard - Le Gallic station.

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Brest to Saint-Malo train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Malo station.

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Map of how to get from Brest to Saint-Malo.
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  • Distance: 115.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Brest, France and Saint-Malo, France?

You can take a train from Brest to Saint-Malo via Rennes in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brest to Saint-Malo via Rennes and Rennes - Gare Routière in around 7 h 5 min.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $39
Train from Brest(F) to St-Brieuc
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
Train from Rennes to St Malo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Brest(F) to St-Brieuc
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Tibus Cotes d'Amour
Website
tibus.fr
Bus from Saint-Brieuc - Gare SNCF to Saint-Cast-le-Guildo - Office Tourisme
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tibus.fr
Bus from Saint-Cast-le-Guildo - Office Tourisme to Saint-Malo Gares
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tibus.fr
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 Rennes
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Illenoo
Phone
0 810 35 10 35
Website
illenoo-services.fr
Bus from Rennes - Gare Routière to Dinard - Le Gallic
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
illenoo-services.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 Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Brest to Saint-Malo is 234 km. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Brest to Saint-Malo.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brest and Saint-Malo. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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