There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Brest by train, plane, bus, car ferry, ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Train to London City, fly to Quimper, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Quimper (UIP) LCY - UIP
  3. Take the bus from Quimper to Brest - Train station

$195 - $1,158

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Rennes
  3. Take the bus from Rennes to Brest - Train station

$46 - $67

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Fly Southampton to Rennes, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Rennes (RNS) SOU - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Brest(F)

$126 - $500

Fly Southampton to Nantes, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Nantes (NTE) SOU - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Brest(F)

$104 - $343

Fly Southampton to Brest  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Brest (BES) SOU - BES

$89 - $428

Fly Southampton to Jersey, car ferry, train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Jersey (JER) SOU - JER
  2. Take the car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the train from St Malo to Rennes
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Brest(F)

$125 - $348

Fly Southampton to Guernsey, car ferry, bus, train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Guernsey (GCI) SOU - GCI
  2. Take the car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
  3. Take the bus from Saint-Malo to Rennes
  4. Take the train from Rennes to Brest(F)

$128 - $484

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Nantes, train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Nantes (NTE) LGW - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Brest(F)

$127 - $308

Train  •  9 h 40 min

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

$227 - $427

Bus, car ferry  •  21 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff

$58 - $151

Car ferry, ferry, bus  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
  2. Take the ferry from Saint-Malo to Saint-Cast-le-Guildo
  3. Take the bus from Lamballe to Brest - Train station

$77 - $196

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 51 min

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

$89 - $171

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 40 min

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

$299 - $358

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Brest is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 18 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Brest is to fly which costs £65 - £330 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Brest is 223 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Southampton to Brest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Brest station. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Brest - Train station via London and Rennes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 12 min.

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

Flybe flies from Southampton to Brest once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Brest via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse in around 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Southampton to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Brest
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Southampton to Jersey
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Jersey via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Southampton to Guernsey via Alderney
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Quimper
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Rennes to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rennes to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Nantes to Brest(F)
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from St Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Quimper to Brest - Train station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Saint-Malo to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Rennes
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Rennes to Brest - Train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lamballe to Brest - Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Viaoo 29
Website
viaoo29.fr
Bus from Quimper - Gare Routière to Brest - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
viaoo29.fr
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Helier, Jersey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from St Peter Port, Guernsey to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
condorferries.co.uk
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
$35 - $120
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$35 - $45
Car
$75 - $120
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Saint-Malo
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$45 - $60
Car
$95 - $160
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Corsaire Ferry
Phone
0825 138 100
Website
compagniecorsaire.com
Ferry from Saint-Malo to Saint-Cast-le-Guildo
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
compagniecorsaire.com

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