There are 6 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) by tram, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. M3
  2. Intercity

$30 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. 365a
  2. Ouibus

$16 - $17

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. 40.9 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  41 min

  1. 40.9 miles

$8 - $13

Shuttle, bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Brussels City Shuttle
  2. Ouibus

$17 - $22

Uber  •  41 min

  1. 40.9 miles

$120 - $170

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

You can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Bruxelles Midi and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Tram from Gosselies Chaussée de Fleurus to Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Brussels - Zaventem Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Ouibus
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels-South Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Other operators
Uber Brüssel
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$120 - $170
UberBLACK
$180 - $250
UberVAN
$200 - $280
Taxi from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Taxi Carolo
Phone
+32 71 30 44 51
Website
taxiscarolo.be
Sympa Tax
Phone
+32 71 30 30 33
Website
sympatax.be

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 49 km. The road distance is 65 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs 130€ - 160€.

No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Gosselies Calvaire and arriving at Brussels - Zaventem Airport via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.