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There are 4 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent by train, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters

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Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Gent Sint-Pietersstation Perron 4

Drive

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Charleroi Airport to Ghent

Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent by bus and train

The journey time between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Ghent is around 2h 6m and covers a distance of around 118 km. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 51m. Operated by TEC Charleroi and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent service departs from CHARLEROI Airport and arrives in Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters. Typically 211 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 43m
Layover time:
23 min
Total time:
2h 6m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 51m
Journey distance:
118 km
Services per week:
211
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent bus and train schedules

Departing Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 1h 7m.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Ghent is 84 km. The road distance is 107.5 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs €13 - €20.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent is 108 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 83.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent via CHARLEROI Sud, Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 2h 8m.

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
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Gent Sint-Pietersstation Perron 4
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €19
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
€15 - €19
Low
€5
High
€15
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Charleroi Airport to Ghent
Estimated price
€180 - €270

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