There are 7 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Liege-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

$89 - $149

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Bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi, Charleroi Sud to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 820
  2. Take the bus from Cologne to Frankfurt Ouibus

$26 - $40

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Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Liege-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$88 - $138

Train, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Liege-Palais Ic
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Frankfurt

$42 - $89

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main 246.9 miles

$50 - $75

Shuttle to Luxembourg, fly  •  5 h 17 min

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

$77 - $319

Shuttle to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Brussels-South Station
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$111 - $307

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from JUMET Monument and arriving at Frankfurt via Charleroi, Charleroi Sud and Cologne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Frankfurt am Main is 303 km. The road distance is 395 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Charleroi, Charleroi Sud station.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 6 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main is 395 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 189.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 11 min

What companies run services between Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main via CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01, Charleroi-Sud, Liege-Guillemins, Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 6 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main via CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01, Charleroi, Charleroi Sud, Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, and Cologne in around 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Liege-Palais
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Liege to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$34
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 Charleroi, Charleroi Sud to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cologne to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Luxembourg Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $35
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$27 - $35
Low
$6
High
$27
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Brussels-South Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com

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