There are 6 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden 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 Thalys  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

$58 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Gosselies Calvaire to Bruxelles Midi 365a
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to The Hague Ouibus

$24 - $32

4 alternative options

Train via Brussel-Noord  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Noord to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$44 - $73

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi, Charleroi Sud to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS 818

$27 - $42

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden 150.5 miles

$35 - $55

Shuttle, fly  •  3 h 47 min

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

$88 - $277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden is to bus which costs 20€ - 27€ and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden. However, there are services departing from Gosselies Calvaire and arriving at Leiden, Breestraat via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and Den Haag, Den Haag C.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Leiden is 189 km. The road distance is 240.9 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden without a car is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden, including transfers.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden bus services, operated by TEC, depart from Gosselies Calvaire station.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden.
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  • Distance: 118.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden via Charleroi Sud Quai 01, Charleroi-Sud, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Leiden twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
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 Charleroi-Sud to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$80 - $90
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Noord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to The Hague
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
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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