Western France has the particularity to mix effective transport means and guarantee extremely smooth traffic of goods and persons and convenient international travel:
The Road system is highly developed with half of the motorways tollfree. Traffic is smooth from West to East towards Paris and Lyon, and from North to South from Benelux countries and Germany, to Spain and Portugal.
Through High Speed TGV trains, Western France is connected more than 20 times a day to Paris with travel times starting from 56 minutes and frequencies reaching every half hour during peak times. High Speed TGV trains also directly link major cities of Western France to the other major French cities (Lille, Lyon, Marseille)
Via airlinks, most of Europe is reachable for a full working day, with a return ticket same day. With 5 international airports and about 20 smaller airports, Western France is directly linked to European and French cities at very reasonable prices.
Sea links are reachable from almost every coastal points with 2 major ports among which Nantes Saint-Nazaire (4th French port) with regular shipping and feeder lines towards Europe and worldwide. The central position of Western France is ideal for links with France, with North-West European countries (from the Iberian peninsula to the Benelux, and United Kingdom) as well as with Western Africa.