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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Brest by car ferry, train, car, bus, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Car ferry, train  •  16h 56m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Brest(F) Tgv

332€ - 575€

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  21h 10m

  1. Drive from Dublin to Rosslare
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
  3. Drive from Roscoff to Brest

76€ - 108€

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Bus, car ferry  •  24h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay 704-x
  2. Take the car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff

96€ - 104€

Train, car ferry  •  25h 25m

  1. Take the train from Pearse to Rosslare Europort
  2. Take the car ferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
  3. Take the train from Morlaix to Brest(F) Tgv

95€ - 133€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  32h 22m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brest

130€ - 204€

Fly to Brest  •  8h

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Brest (BES) DUB - BES

106€ - 456€

Fly to Quimper, train  •  13h 22m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Quimper (UIP) DUB - UIP
  2. Take the train from Quimper to Brest(F)

82€ - 340€

Fly to Lorient, train  •  10h 20m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Lorient (LRT) DUB - LRT
  2. Take the train from Lorient to Brest(F)

156€ - 662€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Brest is to drive and car ferry which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 21h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Brest is to fly which costs 100€ - 460€ and takes 8h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Brest. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Brest via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 22m.

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The distance between Dublin and Brest is 563 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Brest without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 16h 56m and costs 330€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 16h 56m to get from Dublin to Brest, including transfers.

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Dublin to Brest bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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There is no direct flight from Dublin Airport to Brest Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Dublin to Brest bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brest station.

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Brest is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 8:18 PM in Dublin and 9:18 PM in Brest.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Brest.
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  • Distance: 352.1 miles
  • Duration: 16h 56m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Brest, France?

Air France, Flybe and five other airlines fly from Dublin to Brest every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 480€
Flights from Dublin to Brest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Flights from Dublin to Brest via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 480€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
320€ - 1800€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 900€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Bordeaux, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Nantes, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Toulouse, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Dublin to Lorient via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Dublin to Lorient via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 1000€
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Dublin to Brest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 650€
Flights from Dublin to Brest via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 480€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 900€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Bordeaux, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Nantes, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Toulouse, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Brest via Southampton
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Flights from Dublin to Brest via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via London City
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Dublin to Quimper via Dusseldorf, London City
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brest via Southend
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 210€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
80€ - 120€
Anytime Day Single
130€ - 210€
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 115€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
100€ - 115€
1st Class
130€ - 200€
Train from Morlaix to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
15€ - 19€
1st Class
26€ - 30€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Morlaix to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 20€
1st Class
17€ - 26€
Train from Quimper to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
24€ - 40€
Train from Lorient to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
30€ - 55€
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Dublin to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Aircoach
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 and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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National Express
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Brest
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Car ferry from Rosslare to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
52€ - 58€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
135€
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
69€
Website
Brittany Ferries
Adult
69€

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Hop!, Transavia France, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Brest Airport.

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There are 488+ hotels available in Brest. Prices start at 53€ per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 17m and costs 5€.

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