From the airport

You can reach Brest from the airport by taxi, airport shuttles or by renting a car at the airport.

Taxis are available at the airport and the following are approximate costs:

  • Airport to Brest center: about 20€
  • After 19:00: about 30€
  • Airport to IFREMER: about 35€
  • After 19:00: about 50€

Airport Shuttle operates a correspondence with the tram line A at the station Porte de Guipavas. From there, you can take the tram line into Brest center.

This service is provided from 5:30 to 23:00, 7 days a week, all year.

A one way ticket cost €1.45 (valid 1:00 across the network bus + tram)

More information here.

Getting Around Brest

This guide gives written directions to and from Ifremer and Brest via public transportation.

Here is an interactive map for Brest with hotels, restuarants, etc. from the Tourism Bureau.

Visa information

According to your citizenship, a visa may be required to enter France. Please consult the following website to learn how to obtain a visa.

You can also contact the French Consulate in your country.

Please contact Megan Scanderbeg (mscanderbeg@ucsd.edu) if you need an official invitation letter to the meeting in order to obtain a visa to France.