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

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Train  •  2h 21m

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

$13 - $19

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Shuttle, train  •  2h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Brussels-South Station Brussels City Shuttle
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal Intercity / ...

$25 - $37

Bus  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from JUMET Madeleine to SAINT-GILLES Rue Blaes 365a
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp 822 / ...

$19 - $21

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp 63.5 miles

$13 - $20

Shuttle  •  1h 30m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Antwerpen Centraal Station From Charleroi Airport

$29

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The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp is to drive which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from JUMET Monument and arriving at Antwerp via JUMET Madeleine and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Antwerp is 85 km. The road distance is 101.6 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs 11€ - 17€.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp bus services, operated by TEC, depart from JUMET Madeleine station.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp is to train which takes 2h 21m and costs 11€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 18€ and takes 4h 13m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp is 102 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp.

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  • Distance: 53 miles
  • Duration: 2h 21m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 1h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp via JUMET Madeleine, SAINT-GILLES Rue Blaes, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 4h 13m.

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
$11 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Brussels-South Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from JUMET Madeleine to SAINT-GILLES Rue Blaes
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
infotec.be
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
My Super Shuttle
Email
info@mysupershuttle.be
Website
mysupershuttle.be
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Antwerpen Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
mysupershuttle.be

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