Coming to Ouessant

Drop off your car in Le Conquet

To get to Ouessant, you can take your bike on the boat, but not your car.
If you take the boat from the Brest ferry terminal, you can find free parking spaces at the commercial port. Please note: parking is restricted at some times of the year.
On the other hand, the commune of Le Conquet has a blue zone all year round, 7 days a week. For your stay in Ushant, it is advisable to park your vehicle in one of the car parks listed below. These car parks are subject to a charge, except for the Tissier car park, near the tourist office, which is free from 1st October to 31st March (parking limited to 7 days). Some offer free shuttles that will drop you off at the pier. During the season, the car parks in Le Conquet can quickly become full: remember to book!
Parking is prohibited in front of the ferry terminal. However, you can use the spaces as a drop-off point to unload your luggage and then park your vehicle in one of the paid car parks.

Coming to Ouessant by boat

Penn ar Bed shipping company

Official company which provides crossings to the islands all year round. It offers departures from the commercial port of Brest or Le Conquet. The timetable varies according to the month of the year. Reservations are compulsory and you must arrive 45 minutes before departure.

Finist’Mer shipping company

Private company offering crossings from July to September. It offers the advantage of a direct crossing from Lannildut and free parking near the pier.

Coming to Ouessant by plane

Airline Finistair

The airline Finistair offers daily flights to Ouessant, in only fifteen minutes, the time to fly over the islands and islets of the Molène archipelago!
Flights are operated from Monday morning to Saturday, and sometimes in the year, on Sunday.
Parking is available free of charge in front of the company’s premises.


Coming by train

If you are travelling by train, you have 2 possibilities to take the boat from the SNCF station in Brest.

Brest pier

Brest train station is a 15-minute walk from the island’s pier.

By bus, take line 5 at the « Kennedy – Gare » stop (opposite the bus station, cross the car parks), in the direction of “Port de commerce”, and get off at the stop « Les îles ». The journey takes 7 minutes and leaves every 15 minutes.

Le Conquet pier

Take bus number 11 (line 11 : Brest-Le Conquet) at the bus station, which is located at the exit of the SNCF station. The connection is free of charge, you must ask for your coupon when booking your crossing. The timetables are limited. They are specified on the boat timetables.

Find out about other possible bus connections between Brest and Le Conquet:

Arrival on Ouessant Island

Taxis and Shuttles

Upon arrival at Le Stiff harbor station, minibuses will pick up travellers and drop them off at the village or directly in front of their accommodation. You can book your trip by phone.

Compagnie du Taxi Mauve

Taxi and shuttle service, group transport, guided tours during the day.

Ouessant Évasion

Shuttles, group transport, guided tours during the day.

EUSA Découverte

Shuttle service, all trips, guided tours of the island in an 8-seater minibus.

Bike rental

When you arrive in Ouessant, you can also rent bicycles for your stay. Don’t worry, the rental companies will take care of your luggage. All you have to do is pedal for about fifteen minutes to reach your Ty Grenig housing!

Access to the Ty Grenig cottages