There are 3 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk by train, bus or car

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  •  3 h 15 min

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

$18 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Jumet Madeleine to Bruxelles Midi 365a
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Genk Intercity

$29 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

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

$16 - $25

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, and Bruxelles-Central in around 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $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
$16
Schedules at
infotec.be

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Genk is 93 km. The road distance is 129 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk is to drive which takes 1 h 22 min and costs 14€ - 21€.

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Genk, including transfers.