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

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Train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

69€ - 353€

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Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi, Charleroi Sud to Brussels, Brussels-North station 818
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810 / ...

23€ - 31€

3 alternative options

Bus via Amsterdam, Duivendrecht  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from JUMET Madeleine to BRUXELLES Midi 365a
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Midi to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht 400

34€ - 43€

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam 261.4 km

35€ - 55€

Shuttle, fly  •  3h 45m

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

82€ - 196€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from JUMET Monument and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Charleroi, Charleroi Sud and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Amsterdam is 215 km. The road distance is 261.4 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs 65€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs 65€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 6h.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 215.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

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, Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam via CHARLEROI Sud, Charleroi, Charleroi Sud, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 6h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 340€
Standard
75€ - 95€
Standard Premier
120€ - 160€
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 Charleroi, Charleroi Sud to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Brussels Noord Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
CityBusExpress
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from JUMET Madeleine to BRUXELLES Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€
Website
TEC
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Midi to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Brussels-South Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 15€
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
11€ - 14€
Low
5€
High
15€

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is 261 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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