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There are 3 ways to get from Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk by train or car

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Train via Brussels  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...

16€ - 24€

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Tournai / Doornik Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Tournai / Doornik to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic

15€ - 21€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk 130.1 km

14€ - 21€

Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk by trains

The train journey time between Charleroi-South Station and Kortrijk is around 2h 29m and covers a distance of around 140 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 16m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk train service departs from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid and arrives in Courtrai / Kortrijk. Typically 159 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 29m
Fastest train time:
2h 16m
Trains per week:
159
Cheapest price:
16€
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:23
Last train departs at:
22:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk train schedules

Trains departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Charleroi-South Station → Kortrijk
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kortrijk is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kortrijk is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kortrijk is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk is to drive which takes 1h 20m and costs 14€ - 21€.

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No, there is no direct train from Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk. However, there are services departing from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid and arriving at Courtrai / Kortrijk via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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The distance between Charleroi-South Station and Kortrijk is 95 km. The road distance is 130.1 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 2h 15m and costs 16€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk, including transfers.

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Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid station.

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Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Courtrai / Kortrijk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk is 130 km. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk.

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  • Distance: 95.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between Charleroi-South Station, Belgium and Kortrijk, Belgium?

You can take a train from Charleroi-South Station to Kortrijk via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 2h 15m.

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 Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Tournai / Doornik to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€

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