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Paris to Brest by train

It takes an average of 4h 34m to travel from Paris to Brest by train, over a distance of around 313 miles (504 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Paris to Brest and tickets for this journey start from $16.61 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 38m
PriceFrom $16.61
Distance313 miles (504 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationBrest
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSNCF, Flixbus, BlaBlaBus

Paris to Brest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Brest for domenica apr 18º 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:49 Paris Montparnasse13:39 BrestTGV INOUI 8609 SNCF Get tickets3h 50m, direct
12:06 Paris Montparnasse16:53 BrestTGV INOUI 8681 SNCF Get tickets4h 47m, 1 change
14:50 Paris Montparnasse18:37 BrestTGV INOUI 8623 SNCF Get tickets3h 47m, direct
18:49 Paris Montparnasse22:48 BrestTGV INOUI 8641 SNCF Get tickets3h 59m, direct
20:09 Paris Montparnasse08:20 BrestTGV INOUI 8689 SNCF Get tickets12h 11m, 1 change
07:33 Paris Montparnasse11:39 BrestTGV INOUI 8603 SNCF Get tickets4h 6m, direct
11:49 Paris Montparnasse15:44 BrestTGV INOUI 8615 SNCF Get tickets3h 55m, direct
14:36 Paris Montparnasse19:50 BrestTGV INOUI 8723 SNCF Get tickets5h 14m, 1 change
16:49 Paris Montparnasse20:35 BrestTGV INOUI 8629 SNCF Get tickets3h 46m, direct
17:53 Paris Montparnasse21:25 BrestTGV INOUI 8637 SNCF Get tickets3h 32m, direct

TGV and SNCF trains from Paris to Brest

You can travel from Paris to Brest on TGV and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Brest

The price of train tickets from Paris to Brest starts at $16.61 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Paris to Brest by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Paris to Brest

Want to know more about your journey from Paris to Brest? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Paris to Brest take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Brest is 4 hours and 34 minutes, with around 11 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Paris and Brest by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Brest is 3 hours and 38 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Brest cost?

Train tickets from Paris to Brest can start from as little as $16.61 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Paris to Brest?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Brest without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Paris to Brest each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Paris to Brest leave?

The first train from Paris to Brest leaves at 04:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Paris to Brest leave?

The last train from Paris to Brest leaves at 07:09. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Paris and Brest by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Brest cover a distance of around 313 miles (504 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brest to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Paris to Brest for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/18/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/09/2021 for travel on 01/09/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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