There are 3 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Liege-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Aachen Central Station Ice

$30 - $53

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Bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi, Charleroi Sud to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße 820

$15 - $22

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen 87.7 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen. However, there are services departing from JUMET Monument and arriving at Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße via Charleroi, Charleroi Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Aachen is 120 km. The road distance is 140.4 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen, including transfers.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen 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 Aachen is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 47 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen is 140 km. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen.
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  • Distance: 75.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen via CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01, Charleroi-Sud, Liege-Guillemins, and Liège-Guillemins in around 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Aachen once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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