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There are 6 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal

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Bus via Charleroi Gare du Sud

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi Gare du Sud to Brussels-North train station
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

4 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from JUMET Madeleine to BRUXELLES Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

Drive

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam

Train to Brussels, fly

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Shuttle to Luxembourg, fly

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Luxembourg Airport
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam by bus and train

The journey time between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Amsterdam is around 3h 57m and covers a distance of around 275 km. This includes an average layover time of around 43 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 44m. Operated by TEC Charleroi, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Thalys, the Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam service departs from CHARLEROI Airport and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 46 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 14m
Layover time:
43 min
Total time:
3h 57m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 44m
Journey distance:
275 km
Services per week:
46
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is to bus via Charleroi Gare du Sud which costs €18 - €23 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from CHARLEROI Airport and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Charleroi Gare du Sud and Brussels-North train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Amsterdam is 214 km. The road distance is 249 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 36m and costs €65 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m 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 Gare du Sud station.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs €65 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus via Charleroi Gare du Sud, which costs €18 - €23 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 213.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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 Anvers-Central in around 4h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam via CHARLEROI Sud, Charleroi Gare du Sud, and Brussels-North train station in around 6h 7m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Luxembourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €16
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
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 Gare du Sud to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
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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TEC Charleroi
Phone
+32 71 23 41 15
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from JUMET Madeleine to BRUXELLES Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
TEC Charleroi
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Luxembourg Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €30
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
€24 - €30
Low
€5
High
€24

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Amsterdam is 249 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m 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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There are 756+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Luxembourg Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 55m and costs €5 - €30.

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