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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 33 min

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

$27 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 43 min

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

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, line 28 bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Chatelet
  3. Take the line 28 bus from Chatelineau SNCB to Jumet Monument 28 / ...

$28 - $49

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas to Jumet Madeleine 365a

$22 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

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

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

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 takes 1 h 31 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

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The distance between Aachen and Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 120 km. The road distance is 139 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL), including transfers.

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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, Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas and Jumet Madeleine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße, Aachen, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas, and Jumet Madeleine in around 5 h 27 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 Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 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 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Chatelet
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Chatelineau SNCB to Jumet Monument
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
infotec.be
Bus from Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas to Jumet Madeleine
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
infotec.be
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Aachen to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
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.

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 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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