Brest Bretagne Airport (BES)
Situated approximately 9 km / 6 miles north-east of the city of Brest and close to Guipavas, Gouesnou and Kergaradec, Brest Bretagne Airport (BES) lies within the Finistère region. The airport is a particularly useful entry point to the Brittany region of north-western France, and just a 50-minute flight from Paris.
Brest Bretagne Airport offers ten flights to the capital each day, as well as frequent daily connections with London Stansted, Birmingham, Lyon, Nice, Marseilles, Nantes and Toulon. The airport has one terminal, which currently handles approximately 800,000 passengers per year, around 100,000 of which are charter flights. Following a recent major rebuilding programme, the overall capacity of Brest Bretagne Airport has now been increased to 1.8 million passengers, allowing for substantial growth in the near future.
Road access to Brest Bretagne Airport is good, with those coming from Morlaix and Rennes being able to access the terminal via the E50, and the E60 connecting Quimper and Nantes. Taxis are available from outside the terminal for the short ride to Brest and local destinations, while a shuttle bus service also runs the route, stopping at Saint Luc and the Brest railway station (Gares Routière et SNCF), from where you can get connections to destinations across France.
About Brest Tourism
Brest offers rugged coastlines, dramatic landscapes, rich culture and some great dining and shopping opportunities. Located on the west coast of France in the Brittany region, this naval town is made up of granite buildings and stands on the northern side of the natural harbour of Rade de Brest.
Highlights in Brest, just minutes away from Bretagne Airport (BES), include the impressive Océanopolis aquarium, the maritime history on offer at the Musée de la Marine (Naval Museum), seasonal harbour cruises from the Port de Commerce, and nearby beaches, where you can sunbathe and take part in a variety of water sports.
Brest Bretagne Airport (BES):|
|Address: Guipavas, Brest, Bretagne, France|
|Airport Code: BES
Tel: + 33 298 320 103
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