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There are 6 ways to get from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

66€ - 129€

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Utrecht Central Station 817

18€ - 24€

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Breda  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Malines / Mechelen Ic
  2. Take the train from Malines / Mechelen to Breda Ic
  3. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 401

29€ - 38€

Bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from GOSSELIES Bruyerre to BRUXELLES Midi 365a
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Utrecht Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Sainte Aybert - France > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Utrecht > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht 234.9 km

29€ - 45€

Train, fly  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

69€ - 229€

Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht by trains

The train journey time between Charleroi-South Station and Utrecht is around 4h 9m and covers a distance of around 251 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 49m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Thalys and Dutch Railways (NS), the Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht train service departs from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid and arrives in Utrecht Centraal. Typically 31 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 9m
Fastest train time:
3h 49m
Trains per week:
31
Cheapest price:
66€
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:23
Last train departs at:
21:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Utrecht is 1351.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht is to train and bus which costs 18€ - 25€ and takes 5h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht is to drive which takes 2h 26m and costs 29€ - 45€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from CHARLEROI Sud and arriving at Utrecht via GOSSELIES Bruyerre and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Anvers-Central and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 11m.

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The distance between Charleroi-South Station and Utrecht is 193 km. The road distance is 234.9 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs 65€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht bus services, operated by TEC Charleroi, depart from GOSSELIES Bruyerre station.

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

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The best way to get from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs 65€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 193.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

You can take a train from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht via Anvers-Central and Rotterdam Centraal in around 4h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht via GOSSELIES Bruyerre, BRUXELLES Midi, and Brussels City Center - Midi Train station in around 6h 58m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Malines / Mechelen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
1st Class
13€ - 20€
Train from Malines / Mechelen to Breda
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
1st Class
13€ - 20€
Train from Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
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€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 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 Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€
Website
Bravo
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Utrecht Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TEC Charleroi
Phone
+32 71 23 41 15
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from GOSSELIES Bruyerre to BRUXELLES Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
TEC Charleroi
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Utrecht
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus

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Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Utrecht station.

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Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht is 235 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Charleroi-South Station to Utrecht.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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