There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Charleroi Airport (CRL) by train, bus, car or plane

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 Thalys  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Sud Intercity

$73 - $100

Cheapest option

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mechelen Intercity
  2. Take the train from Mechelen to Charleroi Sud Intercity

$38 - $58

4 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 44 min

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

Bus Eurolines NL  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels 300
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas to Jumet Madeleine 365a

$38 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Charleroi Airport (CRL) 162 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Sud

$73 - $285

What companies run services between Amsterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands and Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Bruxelles-Midi, Charleroi Sud, and Charleroi Sud Quai 01 in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas, and Jumet Madeleine in around 5 h 44 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$90 - $120
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Mechelen to Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Saint-Gilles Cité Fontainas to Jumet Madeleine
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
infotec.be
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 216 km. The road distance is 259 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to drive which takes 2 h 33 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Charleroi Airport (CRL), including transfers.