There are 5 ways to get from Plymouth to Brest by car ferry, taxi, train, bus 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, taxi  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  2. Take a taxi from Roscoff to Brest

$154 - $264

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff

$37 - $121

3 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 22 min

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

$307 - $577

Bus  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Brest - Train station

$58 - $79

Train, fly  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Brest (BES) EXT - BES

$233 - $913

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Brest is to bus which costs £45 - £65 and takes 25 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Brest is to car ferry and taxi which costs £120 - £210 and takes 10 h 52 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Brest is 139 miles.

It takes approximately 10 h 52 min to get from Plymouth to Brest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plymouth station to Brest station. However, there are services departing from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way and arriving at Brest - Train station via London and Paris City Centre - Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 35 min.

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There are 353+ hotels available in Brest. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Brest.
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  • Distance: 138.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Plymouth to Brest via London Paddington, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 11 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plymouth to Brest via London Victoria, London, and Paris City Centre - Bercy in around 25 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Exeter to Brest via Manchester, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Exeter to Brest via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Exeter to Brest via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Exeter to Brest via Newcastle, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $220
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Brest - Train station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $45
Car
$70 - $120
Other operators
Taxi from Roscoff to Brest
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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