There are 3 ways to get from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins Ice
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud Ic

$32 - $55

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Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud 820

$12 - $18

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Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) 87.1 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to bus which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL). However, there are services departing from Aachen, Bushof and arriving at Jumet Monument via Aachen, Aachen Hüls and Charleroi Sud Quai 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 120 km. The road distance is 139.3 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 27€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL), including transfers.

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Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen Hüls station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 27€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 139 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL).

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  • Distance: 75.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium?

You can take a train from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Liège-Guillemins, Liege-Guillemins, Charleroi-Sud, and Charleroi Sud Quai 01 in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus operators
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 Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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