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There are 5 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower by train, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Train  •  4h 14m

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

€85 - €175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi Gare du Sud to Paris 820

€18 - €21

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Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower 285 km

€30 - €50

Shuttle to Brussels, fly, train  •  4h 27m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG
  3. Take the train from St Michel Nd Rer C to Champ De Mars Tour Eiffel

€93 - €297

Shuttle to Luxembourg, fly  •  7h 2m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Luxembourg Airport
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Paris CDG (CDG) LUX - CDG

€73 - €282

Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Eiffel Tower is around 4h 10m and covers a distance of around 383 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 29m. Operated by TEC Charleroi, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Thalys and others, the Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower service departs from CHARLEROI Airport and arrives in Eiffel Tower. Typically 45 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 10m
Fastest journey time:
3h 29m
Services per week:
45
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower bus, train and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Eiffel Tower is 800 130 000.

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The social distance requirement in Eiffel Tower is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower is to bus which costs €18 - €22 and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 44m.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Eiffel Tower is 236 km. The road distance is 285 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €85 - €180.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €85 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €22 and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower is 285 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Brussels Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 2403+ hotels available in Eiffel Tower. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower.
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  • Distance: 236.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium and Eiffel Tower, France?

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Eiffel Tower via CHARLEROI Sud, Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord, St Michel Nd Rer C, and Champ De Mars Tour Eiffel in around 4h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Charleroi Gare du Sud to Paris once daily. Tickets cost €16 - €20 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €210
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from St Michel Nd Rer C to Champ De Mars Tour Eiffel
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Transilien
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Charleroi Gare du Sud to Paris
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Brussels Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Luxembourg Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €30
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
€24 - €30
Low
€5
High
€24

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Luxembourg Airport is to shuttle which takes 2h 55m and costs €5 - €30.

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