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There are 6 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve by tram, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Tram, train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the tram from GOSSELIES Chaussée de Fleurus to DAMPREMY Piges M3
  2. Take the train from Charleroi-Ouest / Charleroi-West to Ottignies S61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ottignies to Louvain-La-Neuve S8 / ...

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Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve 35.5 km

65€ - 80€

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Bus, line 19 bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from JUMET Madeleine to GENAPPE Eglise 365a
  2. Take the line 19 bus from GENAPPE Eglise to OTTIGNIES Gare 19 / ...

Line 28 bus, train  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the line 28 bus from JUMET Monument to Chatelineau Sncb 28 / ...
  2. Take the train from Châtelet to Ottignies S61

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve 35.5 km

3€ - 6€

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from Charleroi Airport to Louvain-la-Neuve 35.5 km

75€ - 120€

Charleroi Airport (CRL) → Louvain-la-Neuve
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Louvain-la-Neuve is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Louvain-la-Neuve is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Louvain-la-Neuve is 1.5 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve is to drive, which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve is to taxi which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve. However, there are services departing from JUMET Monument and arriving at LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE Gare d'Autobus via JUMET Madeleine, GENAPPE Eglise and OTTIGNIES Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve. However, there are services departing from GOSSELIES Chaussée de Fleurus and arriving at Louvain-La-Neuve via Charleroi-Ouest / Charleroi-West and Ottignies. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Louvain-la-Neuve is 26 km. The road distance is 35.5 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve without a car is to tram and train which takes 2h 9m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve, including transfers.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve bus services, operated by TEC Charleroi, depart from JUMET Madeleine station.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve train services, operated by TEC Charleroi, depart from GOSSELIES Chaussée de Fleurus station.

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve bus services, operated by TEC Brabant Wallon, arrive at OTTIGNIES Gare station.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve.
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  • Distance: 25.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 9m

What companies run services between Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium and Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve via JUMET Madeleine, GENAPPE Eglise, and OTTIGNIES Gare in around 2h 45m.

Train operators
TEC Charleroi
Phone
+32 71 23 41 15
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Tram from GOSSELIES Chaussée de Fleurus to DAMPREMY Piges
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
TEC Charleroi
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Charleroi-Ouest / Charleroi-West to Ottignies
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
Train from Ottignies to Louvain-La-Neuve
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
5€ - 8€
Train from Châtelet to Ottignies
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Bus operators
TEC Charleroi
Phone
+32 71 23 41 15
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from JUMET Madeleine to GENAPPE Eglise
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TEC Charleroi
Bus from JUMET Monument to Chatelineau Sncb
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TEC Charleroi
TEC Brabant Wallon
Phone
+32 10 23 53 53
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from GENAPPE Eglise to OTTIGNIES Gare
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
TEC Brabant Wallon
Other operators
Taxi from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 06 5
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxi Charleroi Aeroport
Phone
+32 467 84 74 64
Taxi Carolo
Phone
+32 71 30 44 51
Website
taxiscarolo.be
Sympa Tax
Phone
+32 71 30 30 33
Website
sympatax.be
Prestige DRIVER
Phone
+32 493 84 65 91
Website
prestigedriver.be
Gentle car service
Phone
+32 497 11 17 61
Website
taxi-aeroports.be
Airport-driver.be
Phone
+32 488 09 36 51
Website
airport-driver.be
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Charleroi Airport to Louvain-la-Neuve
Estimated price
75€ - 120€

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Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Louvain-La-Neuve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve is 35 km. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Louvain-la-Neuve.

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