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 €1.60 (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.

Visa information

To request an official visa invitation letter to the meeting, please email Guillaume Maze (Guillaume.Maze@ifremer.fr) by 1 November 2019.

For more details, please visit this French Visa website or contact the French Consulate in your country for more information.

Practical information for visitors to Brest

Electricity

The electricity supply in France is 230V and the primary socket types are C & E. Please bring a suitable adaptor for your own convenience. Both type C and E have two pins of equal size. Tyep C is not grounded, but type E is.
See here for more information.

Currency

The Euro is the official currency in France.

Climate

Daily Minimum
Daily Average
Daily Maximum
Rain in mm (inches)
January
4°C
39°F
6.4°C
44°F
8.9°C
48°F
13.3
(5.2)
February
3.8°C
39°F
6.5°C
44°F
9.2°C
49°F
10.6
(4.2)