There are 5 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam by train, bus, car, shuttle 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  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal Tha
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Tha

$61 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport 818

$25 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Gosselies Calvaire to Bruxelles Midi 365a
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam 162.9 miles

$35 - $60

Shuttle, fly  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels-South Station
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$87 - $287

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

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam via Charleroi Sud Quai 01, Charleroi Sud, Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles Midi, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam via Bruxelles Midi and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 4 h 42 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Gosselies Calvaire to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
infotec.be
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Charleroi to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels-South Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Amsterdam is 215 km. The road distance is 261 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is to drive which takes 2 h 34 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Gosselies Calvaire and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam, including transfers.