There are 8 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car, shuttle or plane

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  •  6 h 9 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

$94 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Gosselies Calvaire to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Cologne
  3. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...

$33 - $44

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 39 min

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

$42 - $89

Train via Koblenz Stadtmitte  •  8 h 49 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 Koblenz Stadtmitte Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$103 - $174

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

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

$50 - $75

Shuttle to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 53 min

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

$111 - $308

Fly from Luxembourg  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA

$77 - $323

Shuttle, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Brussels-South Station
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$172 - $376

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 42 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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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Gosselies Calvaire and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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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 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Frankfurt am Main via Bruxelles Midi, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Cologne, and Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 7 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
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 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
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
$18 - $26
Deutsche Bahn
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
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Koblenz Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Stadtmitte to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$75 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Koblenz, Koblenz-Stadtmitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Cologne
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$35
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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