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There are 9 ways to get from Charleroi to Taizé by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mâcon-Loché TGV Tgv

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Bus  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Charleroi Gare du Sud to Paris 820
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Chalon-sur-Saône
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Communauté

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Train, bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Communauté

Train, bus via Luxembourg  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Namur to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Dijon Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Chalon Sur Saone Ter
  4. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Communauté

Drive  •  5h 33m

  1. Drive from Charleroi to Taizé 568 km

Train to Brussels, fly to Lyon, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Macon Ville

Train, train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Lyon  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Lyon (LYS) LIL - LYS
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Macon Ville

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle, train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) BRU - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mâcon-Loché TGV

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva, train  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Bourg En Bresse
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Taizé is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Taizé is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Taizé is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Belgium from France is currently allowed.

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The cheapest way to get from Charleroi to Taizé is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 11h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Charleroi to Taizé is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleroi to Taizé. However, there are services departing from Charleroi Gare du Sud and arriving at Communauté via Paris and Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 52m.

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It is 434 km from Charleroi to Taizé. It is approximately 568 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Charleroi to Taizé without a car is to train which takes 7h and costs €140 - €260.

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It takes approximately 7h to get from Charleroi to Taizé, including transfers.

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Charleroi to Taizé bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Charleroi Gare du Sud station.

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The best way to get from Charleroi to Taizé is to train which takes 7h and costs €140 - €260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 11h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Charleroi to Taizé bus services, operated by Mobigo Saône et Loire, arrive at Communauté station.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi to Taizé.
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  • Distance: 433.8 km
  • Duration: 7h

What companies run services between Charleroi, Belgium and Taizé, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France?

You can take a train from Charleroi to Taizé via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Mâcon-Loché TGV, and Loche Gare TGV in around 7h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleroi to Taizé via Paris and Gare Routière in around 11h 52m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €490
Flights from Brussels to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €240
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud to 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 Namur to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€23 - €35
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mâcon-Loché TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
Train from Luxembourg to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€28 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €26
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Geneve to Bourg En Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €36
1st Class
€26 - €31
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dijon Ville to Chalon Sur Saone
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Macon Ville
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Dijon to Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Mobigo Saône et Loire
Phone
03 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to Communauté
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Schedules at
Mobigo Saône et Loire
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Charleroi Gare du Sud to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi to Taizé is 568 km. It takes approximately 5h 33m to drive from Charleroi to Taizé.

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