There are 6 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Rotterdam 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  •  3 h 19 min

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

$50 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 57 min

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

$19 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 12 min

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

$21 - $24

Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity / ...

$32 - $54

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Rotterdam 125 miles

$30 - $45

Shuttle, fly, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Brussels-South Station
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal

$77 - $302

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Rotterdam is to drive which takes 2 h and costs 26€ - 40€.

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Rotterdam is 163 km. The road distance is 200 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Gosselies Calvaire and arriving at Rotterdam via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Rotterdam via Charleroi Sud Quai 01, Charleroi-Sud, Bruxelles-Midi, and Bruxelles Midi in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Rotterdam via Bruxelles Midi and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 4 h 12 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 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 Bruxelles-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
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles 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
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Noord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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
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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