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

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Train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Charleroi Airport to Antwerp

Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp by bus and train

The journey time between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Antwerp is around 2h 5m and covers a distance of around 113 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 4m. Operated by TEC Charleroi and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp service departs from CHARLEROI Airport and arrives in Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. Typically 170 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 58m
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
2h 5m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 4m
Journey distance:
113 km
Services per week:
170
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp bus and train schedules

Departing Monday, September 27, 2021

Charleroi Airport (CRL) → Antwerp
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Antwerp is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Antwerp is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Antwerp is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp is to train, which costs €10 - €15 and takes 2h 27m.

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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 7m.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Antwerp is 84 km. The road distance is 103.1 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 27m and costs €10 - €15.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp is 103 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 83.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 27m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal hourly. Tickets cost €10 - €15 and the journey takes 1h 41m.

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
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €24
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Charleroi Airport to Antwerp
Estimated price
€170 - €260

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