There are 4 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$21 - $30

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Brugge

$5 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Gosselies Calvaire to Bruxelles Midi 365a
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819 / ...

$23 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges 91.9 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges is to shuttle which costs 5€ - 25€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Bruges is 120 km. The road distance is 147.1 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 18€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 18€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 1 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges is 147 km. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges.

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There are 1533+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 75.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

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

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges via Charleroi Sud Quai 01, Charleroi-Sud, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Bruges via Bruxelles Midi, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Gosselies Calvaire to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
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 Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Brugge
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $30
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$7 - $30
Low
$6
High
$22

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