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There are 4 ways to get from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Charleroi Gare du Sud

Drive

  1. Drive from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi

Line 10 subway, fly, train

  1. Take the line 10 subway from Boulogne-Jean-Jaurès to Odéon
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU)
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid

Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi by subway, train and walk

The journey time between Boulogne-Billancourt and Charleroi is around 3h 33m and covers a distance of around 374 km. This includes an average layover time of around 47 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 5m. Operated by Paris Metro, Transilien, Thalys and others, the Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi service departs from Marcel Sembat and arrives in Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid. Typically 106 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 45m
Layover time:
47 min
Total time:
3h 33m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 5m
Journey distance:
374 km
Services per week:
106
Cheapest price:
€86
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:29
Last service departs at:
22:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi subway, train and walk schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
France → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charleroi is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Charleroi is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Charleroi is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Belgium.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi is to bus which costs €18 - €24 and takes 6h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Porte De Saint-Cloud and arriving at Charleroi Gare du Sud via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Marcel Sembat and arriving at Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid via Haussmann St Lazare, Paris Nord and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Boulogne-Billancourt and Charleroi is 236 km. The road distance is 293 km.

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The best way to get from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs €85 - €180.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi, including transfers.

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Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs €85 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €24 and takes 6h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi.
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  • Distance: 236.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Boulogne-Billancourt, France and Charleroi, Belgium?

You can take a train from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi via Havre-Caumartin, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, Paris Nord, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3h 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Charleroi Gare du Sud once daily. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €470
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Paris Metro
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Charleroi Gare du Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Charleroi Gare du Sud station.

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Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi is 293 km. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Boulogne-Billancourt to Charleroi.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Charleroi. Prices start at €87 per night.

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