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There are 5 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Brussels Airport-Zaventem Ic

$29 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, line 12 bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from GOSSELIES Calvaire to UCCLE Avenue Churchill 365a
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Luxembourg to Brussels Airport 12 / ...

$19

3 alternative options

Line 68 bus, train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from JUMET Monument to CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01 68
  2. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brussels Airport-Zaventem Ic

$29 - $31

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) 40.9 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) 40.9 miles

$8 - $13

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

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

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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 Airport via Longchamp and Luxembourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 49 km. The road distance is 65.4 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 25€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by TEC, depart from GOSSELIES Calvaire station.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 25€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 12 bus, which costs 17€ and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by STIB, arrive at Brussels Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 65 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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  • Distance: 30.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) via CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01, Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU) via UCCLE Avenue Churchill, Longchamp, and Luxembourg in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
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 Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$30 - $34
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from GOSSELIES Calvaire to UCCLE Avenue Churchill
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
infotec.be
Bus from JUMET Monument to CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
infotec.be
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Bus from Luxembourg to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Other operators
Taxi from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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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