There are 4 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central Ic / ...

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus, line 38 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from GOSSELIES Calvaire to UCCLE Bascule 365a
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Bascule to Gare Centrale 38

$16

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station 34.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station 34.7 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station. However, there are services departing from GOSSELIES Calvaire and arriving at Gare Centrale via Bascule. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Brussels Central Station is 44 km. The road distance is 55.5 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station, including transfers.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station bus services, operated by TEC, depart from GOSSELIES Calvaire station.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 38 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station bus services, operated by STIB, arrive at Gare Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station is 55 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station.
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  • Distance: 27.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium and Brussels Central Station, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station via UCCLE Bascule and Bascule in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from GOSSELIES Calvaire to UCCLE Bascule
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
infotec.be
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Bus from Bascule to Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Other operators
Taxi from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Taxi Carolo
Phone
+32 71 30 44 51
Website
taxiscarolo.be
Sympa Tax
Phone
+32 71 30 30 33
Website
sympatax.be

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