Getting There

Travelling to Quimper

By Air

There are several airlines that fly to Brittany’s convenient regional airports from the UK and Ireland, many of which are low-cost. Each airport offers its own unique departure point allowing you to draw up your own itinerary and explore as much of the region as you wish.

  • Direct routes to Nantes from Bristol, Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Southampton, Dublin
  • Direct routes to Rennes from Exeter, London Southend, Manchester, Southampton, Dublin and Cork
  • Direct route from London Heathrow to Brest
  • Coach transfers from Nantes airport will be available (approx duration: 2hrs)

By Rail

Brittany’s excellent rail network means it is quick and easy to travel to the region. From Paris Montparnasse, a journey between 3 and 4 hours will get you to Quimper by TGV (high-speed train). Equally, direct routes allow you to travel to Brittany without even having to go through capital.

From London, visitors from the UK can get to the Gare du Nord in 2 hours 20 minutes by Eurostar. Then, to continue their journey, Brittany has an excellent rail high speed rail service from Paris abord the TGV Atlantique train.

Nantes to Quimper - 2hrs 30mins
Rennes to Quimper - 2hrs
Paris to Quimper - 3 to 4hrs

By Ferry

Surrounded on three of its four sides by the sea, the ferry is an obvious option for coming to Brittany from the UK and Ireland. Either with your own car, caravan or motorhome or perhaps as a foot passenger, there are two main points of entry: St-Malo and Roscoff.

Plymouth to Roscoff - Brittany Ferries
Cork to Roscoff - Brittany Ferries
Rosslare to Roscoff - Irish Ferries
Poole to Saint-Malo - Condor Ferries
Portsmouth to Saint-Malo - Brittany Ferries

By Road

Distance to Quimper:

  • Brest - 50 miles
  • Nantes - 145 miles
  • Rennes - 145 miles
  • Paris - 350 miles
  • Saint-Malo - 150 miles
  • Calais - 460 miles