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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 8 trains per day running between Quimper and Brest, which usually take 1 hour 13 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 €7.50. 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 13m to travel from Quimper to Brest by train, over a distance of around 33 miles (52 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Quimper to Brest and tickets for this journey start from €7.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 1m
PriceFrom €7.50
Distance33 miles (52 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train05:40
Last train20:22
Departure stationQuimper
Arrival stationBrest
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, SNCF, Flixbus

Quimper to Brest train times

Check out the next trains departing from Quimper to Brest for Tuesday 23rd August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
04:40 05:54 1h 14m, direct
08:10 09:18 1h 8m, direct
11:07 12:21 1h 14m, direct
12:08 13:24 1h 16m, direct
15:57 17:22 1h 25m, direct
17:09 18:28 1h 19m, direct
18:14 19:25 1h 11m, direct
19:22 20:23 1h 1m, 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).

Cheap train tickets from Quimper to Brest

The price of train tickets from Quimper to Brest starts at €7.50 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 13 minutes, with around 8 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 €7.50 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 8 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 05:40. 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.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Quimper to Brest for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/23/2022. 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 08/16/2022 for travel on 08/16/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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