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There are 6 ways to get from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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

Line 821 bus, train, line 68 bus  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the line 821 bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Vilvoorde Station Perron 3 821
  2. Take the train from Vilvorde / Vilvoorde to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...
  4. Take the line 68 bus from CHARLEROI Sud to JUMET Monument 68

Cheapest option

Line 230 bus, bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the line 230 bus from Grimbergen Dorp to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Charleroi Gare du Sud 818

€8 - €10

4 alternative options

Line 232 bus, bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Brussel IJzer 231 / ...
  2. Take the bus from SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal to JUMET Madeleine 365a

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) 68 km

€120 - €150

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) 68 km

€7 - €11

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport 68 km

€120 - €190

Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) by bus and train

The journey time between Grimbergen and Charleroi Airport (CRL) is around 2h 43m and covers a distance of around 80 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 1m. Operated by De Lijn, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and TEC Charleroi, the Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) service departs from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg and arrives in JUMET Monument. Typically 79 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 43m
Fastest journey time:
2h 1m
Journey distance:
80 km
Services per week:
79
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:26
Last service departs at:
22:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) bus and train schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Grimbergen → Charleroi Airport (CRL)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Charleroi Airport (CRL) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to taxi which costs €120 - €150 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL). However, there are services departing from Grimbergen Dorp and arriving at JUMET Monument via Brussels-North train station and CHARLEROI Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Grimbergen and Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 53 km. The road distance is 68 km.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) without a car is to line 821 bus and train and line 68 bus which takes 2h 59m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL), including transfers.

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Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Grimbergen Dorp station.

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Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Charleroi Gare du Sud station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 68 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL).

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Map of how to get from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL).
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  • Distance: 53.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 59m

What companies run services between Grimbergen, Belgium and Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium?

You can take a bus from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Brussel IJzer, Yser, Porte De Hal, SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal, and JUMET Madeleine in around 3h 47m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Vilvorde / Vilvoorde to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€3 - €6
1st Class
€5 - €9
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
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
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Vilvoorde Station Perron 3
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Brussel IJzer
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Grimbergen Dorp to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
TEC Charleroi
Phone
+32 71 23 41 15
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from CHARLEROI Sud to JUMET Monument
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
TEC Charleroi
Bus from SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal to JUMET Madeleine
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
TEC Charleroi
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 Charleroi Gare du Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport (CRL)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 06 5
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Prestige DRIVER
Phone
+32 493 84 65 91
Website
prestigedriver.be
Gentle car service
Phone
+32 497 11 17 61
Website
taxi-aeroports.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Airport-driver.be
Phone
+32 488 09 36 51
Website
airport-driver.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Grimbergen to Charleroi Airport
Estimated price
€120 - €190

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