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There are 5 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais by train, bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Eurostar  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$62 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from JUMET Madeleine to SAINT-GILLES Rue Blaes 365a
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels South to Calais, CAFO 815

$27 - $35

3 alternative options

Train via Gare de Lille Flandres  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Tournai / Doornik Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville Calais Ville - Lille Flandres / ...

$49 - $69

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais 140.3 miles

$30 - $45

Shuttle, train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Lille Gare Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville

$27 - $53

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais is to bus which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais. However, there are services departing from JUMET Monument and arriving at Calais, CAFO via JUMET Madeleine and Brussels, Brussels South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Calais is 191 km. The road distance is 224.4 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs 50€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais, including transfers.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais bus services, operated by TEC, depart from JUMET Madeleine station.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs 50€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 6h 13m.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Calais, CAFO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais is 224 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais.

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  • Distance: 119.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais via CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01, Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid, Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Gare de Calais-Fréthun, and Calais-Fréthun in around 4h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Calais via JUMET Madeleine, SAINT-GILLES Rue Blaes, and Brussels, Brussels South in around 6h 13m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $24
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from JUMET Madeleine to SAINT-GILLES Rue Blaes
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
infotec.be
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels South to Calais, CAFO
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Lille Gare Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $24
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$19 - $24
Low
$6
High
$21

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