Brest Bretagne airport (BES)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Brest Bretagne Airport, opened on June 12, 1937, serves the Finistère department, in France. It operates with domestic and international flights to destinations in Europe and Northern Africa.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 4:45 am and 11:30 pm.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.1 million passengers went through it during 2018.
Tel: +33 298 328 600. E-mail: There is an information desk in the central hall of the first floor, available from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.


The airport is situated in the town of Guipavas, 9 km (6 miles) northeast from Brest.

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What services does Brest Bretagne airport (BES) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, mailbox and free Wi-Fi access. Meeting rooms on the second level.

Food and Drinks- Restaurant and coffee shop on the ground floor, plus an additional café in the Departures Hall of the first floor. Drink vending machines opposite the terminal entrance.
Shopping- Multi-stores selling apparel, accessories, newspapers and magazines, tobacco, books, gifts, local goods.
Baggage- Left luggage service at the information desk (Tel +33 298 328 637). Lost and found office in the baggage recollection area, from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm (Tel +33 298 328 660; e-mail:
Other Services- Children's play area, travel agency.


Accommodation near Brest Bretagne airport (BES)

There are no hotels inside the enclosure. Some of the closest accommodations are:

B&B Hôtel Brest Kergaradec (3.5 km/2.2 miles)
Escale Oceania Brest (3.6 km/2.2 miles)
Campanile Brest - Gouesnou Aeroport (3.7 km/2.3 miles)
Premiere Classe Brest Gouesnou Aeroport (3.7 km/2.3 miles)
Ibis Brest Kergaradec (4.9 km/3 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 40 from Bibus (Tel +33 298 803 030) provides transportation to Saint Thudon, Prat Pip and Porte de Guipavas, where you can board tram line A to Place de Strasbourg, Liberté and Porte de Plouzané. Bus schedules correspond to the main flight arrivals and departures. The fare is €1.60 (which allows you to travel for one hour in any Bibus shuttle, bus or tram service) and journey time is 10 minutes. More information

Taxi - Ranks are found across from the terminal's main entrance. The minimum fare is €7.00 and the trip to the city centre takes approximately 15 minutes. Prices are higher during the night, on Sundays and holidays.


Car rental agencies

Car rental counters are found opposite the baggage reclaim area.

Avis (Tel +33 290 853 115 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm, Saturday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Sunday from 3:00 pm to 9:30 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +33 229 051 007 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +33 298 320 390 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +33 298 848 806 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Rentscape (Tel +33 298 328 791 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +33 820 007 498 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday from 11:30 am to 6:00 pm)


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Parking services at Brest Bretagne airport (BES)

There are three parking lots for short and long stays. Payment can be made at automatic stations inside and outside the terminal. More information: Tel +33 298 328 637. Fees

P1 - Covered car park directly in front of the main building. The first 10 minutes of stay are free. Valet parking service available (Tel +33 607 274 245).
P2 - Outdoor area for short terms. The first 20 min. have no charge.
P3 - Economy sector for long stays 8 min. away from the terminal. 1 hour of complimentary parking.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

The terminal is accessible for disabled passengers, with ramps, elevators and reserved parking spaces. When making your reservation with your airline or travel agency, you can also request free assistance at the airport. Children between 4 and 11 years old travelling alone will be escorted by the airport staff to a special waiting room.

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Latest updates: February 21, 2019