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There are 4 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 43 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 Genk Ic

$22 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus, line 45 bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi, Charleroi Sud to Maastricht 820
  2. Take the line 45 bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Genk Shopping Center perron 2 45

$18 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from JUMET Madeleine to BRUXELLES Midi 365a
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Genk Ic

$28 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk 80.9 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk. However, there are services departing from JUMET Monument and arriving at Genk Shopping Center perron 2 via Charleroi, Charleroi Sud and Maastricht Station perron D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Genk is 93 km. The road distance is 129.4 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk without a car is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 19€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk, including transfers.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk 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 Genk is to train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs 19€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 45 bus, which costs 15€ - 20€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Genk Shopping Center perron 2 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk is 129 km. It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk.
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  • Distance: 58 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk via CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01, Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk via CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01, Charleroi, Charleroi Sud, Maastricht, and Maastricht Station perron D in around 5 h 41 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 Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from JUMET Madeleine to BRUXELLES Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
infotec.be
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 Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Genk Shopping Center perron 2
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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