There are 6 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station by train, bus, tram, taxi, car 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

Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi Sud to Bruxelles-Central Intercity

$10 - $14

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Gosselies Calvaire to Bruxelles Midi 365a

$18 - $21

Tram, train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the tram from Gosselies Chaussée de Fleurus to Charleroi Sud M3
  2. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Central Ic / ...

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station 34.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station 34.7 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station 34.7 miles

$140 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs 110€ - 140€.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Brussels Central Station is 44 km. The road distance is 55 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station, including transfers.

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 59 min. Alternatively, TEC operates a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station hourly. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi Sud to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Tram from Gosselies Chaussée de Fleurus to Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
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
Other operators
Uber Brüssel
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$140 - $200
UberBLACK
$230 - $310
UberVAN
$250 - $350
Taxi from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Central Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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