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How to travel from Quimper to Brest by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Quimper to Brest? Look no further.

There are around 14 trains per day running between Quimper and Brest, which usually take 1 hour 17 minutes to complete the 33 miles (52 km) journey. It can take as little as 1 hour 1 minute on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. You can reach Brest by travelling on an SNCF service – the main train operator in France. You'll be travelling on either a TER or Intercités train during your journey, both of which offer comfortable seating and space for luggage.

You can save money on train tickets from Quimper to Brest if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from £9.77. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Quimper to Brest by train

It takes an average of 1h 17m to travel from Quimper to Brest by train, over a distance of around 33 miles (52 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Quimper to Brest and tickets for this journey start from £9.77 when you book in advance.

First train

06:01

Last train

20:22

Departure station

Quimper

Arrival station

Brest

Journey time

From 1h 1m

Distance

33 miles (52 km)

Frequency

14 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £9.77

Train and bus operators

BlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus

Quimper to Brest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Quimper to Brest for Tuesday 25th June 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:11 07:29 1h 18m, direct
08:10 09:19 1h 9m, direct
10:00 11:20 1h 20m, direct
11:09 12:22 1h 13m, direct
12:11 13:27 1h 16m, direct
13:15 14:40 1h 25m, direct
15:40 17:00 1h 20m, direct
16:01 17:21 1h 20m, direct
16:30 17:57 1h 27m, direct
17:09 18:28 1h 19m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Quimper to Brest

You can travel from Quimper to Brest on TER 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.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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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).

TER classes from Quimper to Brest

Compare the different travel classes offered by TER when travelling from Quimper to Brest.

Onboard services on TER

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Quimper to Brest.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

There are no size limits for the luggage you take on board TER trains, so you can travel your way. However, you must be able to carry any luggage you bring unassisted, and it must fit into the dedicated luggage storage spaces on the train.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

TER trains do not have any onboard catering facilities, so don't forget to pick up a snack at the station before you leave!

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

TER trains do not currently have WiFi available.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

All children under 12 years old get 50% off the price of a TER ticket - input the age of your child when searching your journey and the discount will be applied automatically. Children under the age of 4 travel for free if they're sat on your lap throughout the journey.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

On TER trains, it's free to take your bicycle on board. You can hang it up or store it in a dedicated bicycle area. There are a fixed number of spaces available on each train - they're first come, first served and can't be reserved.

PetPetPets

Animals weighing less than 6kg must travel in an appropriate carrier (no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm), stored at your feet or on your lap. Tickets for small animals cost 7€. Animals weighing more than 6kg must wear a muzzle and be kept on a lead at all times. Tickets for larger animals cost 50% of the price of a second class ticket. Up to 2 animals or 2 carriers allowed per passenger. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on board all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you are disabled or have reduced mobility, you can reserve special assistance through 'Accès TER'. Someone can meet you at the station and accompany you to your train or TER bus, helping you to get around more easily.

Cheap train tickets from Quimper to Brest

The price of train tickets from Quimper to Brest starts at £9.77 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 Quimper 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Quimper 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 Quimper to Brest take?

The average journey time by train between Quimper and Brest is 1 hour and 17 minutes, with around 14 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 Quimper and Brest by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Quimper to Brest is 1 hour and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Quimper to Brest cost?

Train ticket prices from Quimper to Brest can start from as little as £9.77 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Quimper to Brest?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Quimper to Brest without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from Quimper 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 Quimper to Brest leave?

The first train from Quimper to Brest leaves at 06:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Quimper to Brest leaves at 20:22. 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 Quimper and Brest by train?

Trains travelling from Quimper to Brest cover a distance of around 33 miles (52 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brest to Quimper. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Quimper to Brest.

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