Arriving by train

Brest can be reached by high speed train (TGV) from the Paris-Montparnasse train station (via Rennes).
There are other direct trains, from Lyon and Bordeaux, for example.
There are also coach lines:

Travel from the station to the campus


Taxis are available in front of the station. The trip takes about 20 minutes.

Public transport

  • Bus only (from Brest town centre to Brest Campus)
    At the Gare SNCF (Railway Station), take bus number 1 towards Fort Montbarey until the terminus (the Fort Montbarey stop), then take bus number 13 towards Plouzané-Mairie. Get off at the Technopôle stop.

  • Tram and bus
    If you prefer to travel by both bus and tram when coming from the Railway Station:

    • Go to the Place de la Liberté :

      • Either on foot (if you do not have too much luggage): leave the station through the covered pedestrian walkway.  At the far end, keep walking to the right along Avenue Georges Clémenceau.  This will take you five minutes.
      • Or by bus to the Brest Liberté stop. Take either bus number 1 towards Hôpital Cavale or bus number 4 towards Hôpital Cavale.
    • Then take the tram towards Porte de Plouzané until the terminus - the Porte de Plouzané stop.
    • Lastly, take bus number 13 towards Plouzané-Mairie and get off at the Technopôle stop
  • From Brest Campus to Brest town centre
    • At the Plouzané Technopôle stop, take bus number13 towards Fort Montbarey and get off atthe Porte de Plouzané stop.
    • Take the tram towards Porte de Gouesnou-Porte de Guipavas and get off at the Liberté stop.

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