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Brest Bretagne Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Brest Bretagne Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

I planned to (having a very early flight to Paris next day) but was thrown out when they closed the main terminal after the arrival of the last flight of the evening. – Simon

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us about their time at Brest Bretagne Airport.

What to Expect

Brest Bretagne Airport provides passenger service through a single-terminal facility with six gates, three eateries, and a few shops. There are no private lounges at this airport.

Where to Sleep

The airport closes nightly at 11:30PM or soon after arrival of the last flight, so sleeping overnight in the airport is not allowed. For uninterrupted sleep, there are several hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Brest Bretagne Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel F1 Brest Nord Kergaradec – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • B&B Hotel Brest Kergaradec – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Escale Oceania Brest – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Brest Bretagne Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free unlimited WiFi is available in Brest Bretagne Airport. Connect to the “Wifi by CCIBREST” network.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Location: Check-In, landside, near the Air France desk.

Children’s Area – Airside you will find a play area including a play structure, slide, drawing tables and more.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available airside in the Departures lounge. Landside you will find a clothing shop and souvenir/convenience shop.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, there are no 24-hour dining options. Food options include: Bagad Kafe (Location: Airside. Hours: from first to the last flight) • Britt Kafe (Location: Landside. Hours: 7:30AM – 8:30PM Mon – Fri, reduced hours on weekends) • Terre et Mer (Location: Landside. Hours: 11:30AM – 2:00PM, Mon – Sat). Vending machines are also available Landside.

Information Desk – An Information Desk is available.Hours: 8:00AM – 11:00PM.

Key Deposit – Temporary storage is available for small items, like keys or motorcycle helmets, at the Parking Information Desk. Rate: 15,00€ per item.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at [email protected]

Post Office – A mailbox is available outside the terminal building, near the entrance.

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Brest Bretagne and need local arrangements or help planning a really last minute trip abroad, the Salaün Holidays Travel Agency can probably be of assistance.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 4:45AM – 11:30PM, or outside of those hours if flights are scheduled to depart earlier or arrive later.


As of October 2018, Brest airport is served by the following airlines: Aegean • Air France • Chalair Aviation • easyJet • Flybe • Finistair • HOP! • Ryanair • TUIFly • Volotea • Vueling • XL Airways.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Shuttle

An airport shuttle connects the airport to Line A of the local tram line. At the time of this January update, the fare is €1.50 and allows travel on the tramway up to 1 hour. For timetable and other details, visit the airport website.

Car Rentals

Several companies offer car rental services, including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt. Their counters are located in the terminal, opposite the baggage pick-up area.

Public Transportation

The airport is connected to the local public transportation system. To plan your route, visit the Breizhgo website.


A taxi stand is located just outside the Terminal. As of this January 2018 update, taxi rides incur the following charges: €1.72/km as a day rate and €2.58/km as a night rate, Sundays and bank holidays; pick-up charge of €2.10; minimum price per fare of €7.00.

Last updated: 2018-10-29

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, write a review or send an email to [email protected] and we will update this guide.