Brest Bretagne Airport
Aéroport de Brest Bretagne (BES) is mostly knows as Brest Guipavas Airport – a minor public international airport of France, territorially situated in region “Brittany”, department Finistère, at a 11 km from the city of Brest. Today Brest Bretagne Airport is operated by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and is catering for internal domestic flights (mainly to Paris) and international regular scheduled flights (to the United Kingdom) as well as charter flights (in 2017 they have been more than 163,626 passengers).
Facilities and infrastructure of the Brest Bretagne Airport
The new aesthetically pleasing Brest-Bretagne Airport can handle all types of large aircrafts and has capacity to accommodate up to 1.4 million passengers per year. The airport represents the two-storeyed terminal building. On the ground floor there is a big terminal entrance to reach check-in area and arrivals facilities, afterwards travelers can find departure lounges and both international and domestic gates as well as departure area for boarding on the 1st floor. Terminal open hours: 7 days a week 04h45-23h30. Outside of the mentioned hours can be when there is a delay or flight rescheduled. All passengers are invited to arrive at the airport 2 hours prior to their flight and to respect the original check-in deadlines otherwise they may be refused to be checked in.
Information desk’s customer-friendly personnel are at your disposal for any assistance needed from 08h00-23h. Tel: +33 (0)2 99 29 60 00
2 Crédit Agricole cash ATMs are situated near the Air France air company.
UM service: Brest-Bretagne Airport makes every effort to facilitate the boarding for minors, do not forget to inform your air company in good time in a proper way or contact airport reception +33 (0)2 98 32 86 00.
Services for people with reduced mobility: Brest Guipavas Airport is well equipped with elevators, special toilets as well as offers wheelchair accessibility for the passengers with reduced mobility. For appropriate assistance all passengers must indicate the nature of disability (reduced mobility, visually impaired, hearing impaired…), the degree of assistance required and your specific needs during the flight. As well as the international code should be mentioned 48 hours before the flight and ensure that you will arrive at the airport at least 1 hour prior to the departure time. Kindly note that all information should be passed to your air company or tour agent!
Free WiFi: Take this advantage and connect to the free WIFI at the airport. Connect to Internet access 'Wifi by CCIBREST', few steps and stay always up to date with the latest news, surf the net and take pictures.
Parking: Brest Guipavas Airport has 3 parking divisions (P1, P2 and P3) which offer total 2500 spaces, airport guests can adjust tickets at the automatic payment machines by either cash or credit card methods in the air terminal or at the exit terminal only by credit card. For additional information contact Parking Service via +33 (0)2 98 32 86 37. At the parking information desk you can leave your keys in order to not to lose them during your journey. Pay euros 15 and do not take any risk. Tel: +33 (0)2 98 32 86 37. Access and car park entrance are equipped with disabled and reduced mobility passenger’s parking spaces. In P1 zone you can find 10 spaces, thus 12 spaces are reserved in P2 zone.
Conference rooms: Moreover, well equipped rooms and offices will be right for your meetings, seminars or training: video projector, Wi-Fi Internet access, white board. Contact: +33 (0)2 98 32 86 88.
Agence Salaün Holidays: At the main terminal hall, travel agent will gladly assists you and suggest best ideas for travel lovers, contact: +33 (0)2 98 84 71 10.
Shopping and special offers in the Brest Bretagne Airport
The modern Brest Guipavas Airport building is equipped with maximum consideration for the needs of travelers. Are you going to take break at the airport? 3 cozy restaurants and cafeterias welcome you whether for a lunch break, for a snack or for a drink: You can find Terre et Mer (restaurant) on the ground floor and discover delicious food in an aeronautical atmosphere from Monday to Saturday: 11h30-14h00. Britt Kafé is just in front of Terre et Mer and is open from Monday to Friday: 7h30 - 20h30, on Saturday: 09h- 18h and on Sunday: 09h30 - 20h. Bagad Café is in the departures lounge on the 1st floor and will serve you freshly made products and fast food. 2 small hot and cold drinks distribution points are in front of the terminal entrance. Faced to free time before your flight or boarding? Find Relay shops in both public area and in the departure lounge, which are open every day and offer a wide selection of any desired products!
Private transfer services to and from Brest Bretagne Airport
After a long flight, when you arrive at the airport, all you will need is a private airport transfer right to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in this new unfamiliar country. Your first step should be booking your airport transfer in advance, in order not to overpay to the uncommon taxis and enjoy “meet and greet” service. The private transfers are available every day regardless of the time or the season and will always provide qualified and punctual services. Private transfer is the best and easiest way to begin your vacation smoothly and to ensure a service that will match your expectations and needs!
Shared transfers to and from Brest Bretagne Airport
If you wish to save money, you are planning a company outing- just find your shared transfer, your driver and your transfer’s companion, consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. Nothing is as good for team spirit as a shared experience. Platform apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the other options, so go ahead and reserve your private shared transfer to and from Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport.
Airport taxis to and from Brest Bretagne Airport
The airport building has special telephone racks with taxi services in front of the main entrance of the air terminal. Pick up charge is €2.10 and minimum cost should be €7, furthermore at daytime €1.72/km and night hours will cost €2.58/km.
Shuttle Bus to and from Brest Bretagne Airport
Bus schedule to and from Brest is especially adapted to regular flights, the service is supplied every day from 12- 24 times. Bus ride will take 10 minutes and 1 hour ticket will cost €1.60. For exact schedule you can visit www.bibus.fr or contact +33 (0)2 98 80 30 30. Tickets are to be purchased directly from the driver or on Bibus aforesaid website. Find your itinerary options through http://mobibreizh.bzh/en/. For train itinerary, visit https://www.sncf.com/fr.
In order to prevent delays and to avoid having your items confiscated, prepare liquids for security checks. You must also separately present all large electronic devices: laptops, large digital cameras, DVD readers. Prepare your luggage before boarding, be aware about items prohibited on the aeroplane, in the hold and the cabin, such as taking on board SAMSUNG Galaxy note 7, self-balancing devices with or without batteries, electric bike with batteries! And please, never leave your baggage alone!
Tax free: Kindly imperatively pass on to the tax free procedure in advance. For details, kindly read the information from the link below: http://www.douane.gouv.fr.
Special heavy luggage: As for bikes or any other oversized luggage, you can inquire either at your airline company as they may be allowed under certain conditions or at a special desk for overall items at the airport.
Official IATA code: BES
Address: Aéroport Brest Bretagne, 29490 Guipavas, France
• Phone: +33 (0)2 98 32 86 00
Official Website: https://www.brest.aeroport.bzh
The handling agents at Brest Bretagne Airport are:
• Aegean Airlines, Air France, Chalair Aviation, EasyJet, Finist'air, Flybe, Ryanair, SmartWings, SmartWings, TUI fly Belgium, Vueling, XL Airways France