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

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Train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...

€17 - €24

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2h 10m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Brugge to Charleroi Airport

€5 - €24

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Brussels South N84
  2. Take the bus from BRUXELLES Midi to JUMET Madeleine 365a

Drive  •  1h 27m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) 145.7 km

€16 - €24

Towncar  •  1h 27m

  1. Take a town car from Bruges to Charleroi Airport 145.7 km

€240 - €350

Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) by train and bus

The journey time between Bruges and Charleroi Airport (CRL) is around 2h 51m and covers a distance of around 156 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 19m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and TEC Charleroi, the Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) service departs from Bruges / Brugge and arrives in JUMET Monument. Typically 79 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 51m
Fastest journey time:
2h 19m
Journey distance:
156 km
Services per week:
79
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:29
Last service departs at:
21:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) train and bus schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Bruges → Charleroi Airport (CRL)
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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 Airport (CRL) is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Charleroi Airport (CRL) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 1.5 metres.

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

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to drive, which costs €16 - €24 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to drive which costs €16 - €24 and takes 1h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL). However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at JUMET Monument via BRUXELLES Midi and JUMET Madeleine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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The distance between Bruges and Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 120 km. The road distance is 145.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs €17 - €24.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs €17 - €24. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 55m.

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Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) bus services, operated by TEC Charleroi, arrive at JUMET Madeleine station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 146 km. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL).

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  • Distance: 120.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

You can take a train from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid, and CHARLEROI Sud in around 3h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Brussels South, BRUXELLES Midi, and JUMET Madeleine in around 4h 55m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TEC Charleroi
Phone
+32 71 23 41 15
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from BRUXELLES Midi to JUMET Madeleine
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
TEC Charleroi
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Brugge to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €24
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
€19 - €24
Low
€5
High
€17
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bruges to Charleroi Airport
Estimated price
€240 - €350

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