There are 8 ways to get from Dortmund to Charleroi by train, bus, car 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  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Sud

$64 - $126

Cheapest option

Train DB Regio NRW - Rhein-Sieg-Express  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Aachen, Aachen, Hbf Re1
  2. Take the train from Eupen to Liège-Guillemins
  3. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Charleroi Sud

$16 - $23

6 alternative options

Train Bahn DE  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Aachen Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
  3. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Charleroi Sud

$65 - $124

Bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Cologne X73 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne to Aachen N93
  3. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Charleroi 760

$18 - $38

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Charleroi 183 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Sud

$106 - $398

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Brussels (BRU) DUS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Sud

$107 - $320

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Sud

$177 - $399

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Charleroi, Belgium?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Charleroi via Köln Hbf, Bruxelles Midi, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dortmund to Charleroi via Cologne, Aachen, and Aachen, Aachen Hüls in around 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $110
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Sud
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
$13 - $19
Train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Eupen to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - Rhein-Sieg-Express
Website
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Aachen, Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dortmund to Cologne
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Cologne to Aachen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Aachen, Aachen Hüls
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dortmund to Charleroi?

The distance between Dortmund and Charleroi is 245 km. The road distance is 293 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Charleroi?

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Charleroi is to train which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dortmund to Charleroi?

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Charleroi is to drive which takes 2 h 54 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

Is there a direct train between Dortmund and Charleroi?

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Charleroi Sud via Köln Hbf and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dortmund and Charleroi?

No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Charleroi via Cologne and Aachen, Aachen Hüls. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Dortmund to Charleroi?

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Dortmund to Charleroi, including transfers.