There are 7 ways to get from Charleroi to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi Sud to Bruxelles-Midi Intercity
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$68 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 820
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...

$24 - $40

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi Sud to Liège-Palais Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Frankfurt

$36 - $82

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi to Frankfurt am Main 249.7 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$103 - $300

Train to Luxembourg, fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Namur to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA

$90 - $313

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA

$129 - $348

What companies run services between Charleroi, Belgium and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Charleroi to Frankfurt am Main via Bruxelles-Midi and Bruxelles Midi in around 4 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi to Frankfurt am Main via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 7 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Charleroi Sud to Liège-Palais
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Namur to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$85 - $120
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Charleroi to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Liege to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charleroi and Frankfurt am Main is 303 km. The road distance is 400 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charleroi to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Charleroi to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

No, there is no direct train from Charleroi to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Charleroi Sud and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Charleroi and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Charleroi to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.