Travel within Belgium is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Charleroi?

Book now

There are 3 ways to get from Herstal to Charleroi by train, bus or car

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  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Herstal to Charleroi-Sud Ic

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Liège Guillemins to Charleroi Gare du Sud 820

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 2m

  1. Drive from Herstal to Charleroi 102 km

Herstal to Charleroi by train

The train journey time between Herstal and Charleroi is around 1h 37m and covers a distance of around 102 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 37m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Herstal to Charleroi train service departs from Herstal and arrives in Charleroi-Sud. Typically 85 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Train route information

Average train time:
1h 37m
Fastest train time:
1h 37m
Train distance:
102 km
Trains per week:
85
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:06
Last train departs at:
21:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Herstal to Charleroi train schedules

Herstal → Charleroi
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Travel within Belgium

Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Belgium

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800 14689

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Belgium.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charleroi is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Charleroi is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Charleroi is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Herstal to Charleroi is to bus which costs €8 - €10 and takes 3h 1m.

More details

The fastest way to get from Herstal to Charleroi is to drive. Taking this option will cost €11 - €17 and takes 1h 2m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Herstal to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from LIEGE Place Coronmeuse and arriving at Charleroi Gare du Sud via Liège Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Herstal and arriving at Charleroi-Sud. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 37m.

More details

The distance between Herstal and Charleroi is 88 km. The road distance is 102 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Herstal to Charleroi without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs €10 - €15.

More details

The train from Herstal to Charleroi-Sud takes 1h 37m including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Herstal to Charleroi bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Liège Guillemins station.

More details

Herstal to Charleroi train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Herstal station.

More details

The best way to get from Herstal to Charleroi is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs €10 - €15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €8 - €10 and takes 3h 1m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Herstal to Charleroi.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 87.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 37m

What companies run services between Herstal, Belgium and Charleroi, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Herstal to Charleroi-Sud hourly. Tickets cost €10 - €15 and the journey takes 1h 37m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Liège Guillemins to Charleroi Gare du Sud once daily. Tickets cost €8 - €10 and the journey takes 1h 35m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Herstal to Charleroi-Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Liège Guillemins to Charleroi Gare du Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
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.
For more information, please visit this page

Want to know more about travelling around Belgium

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Herstal to Charleroi bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Charleroi Gare du Sud station.

More details

Herstal to Charleroi train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Charleroi-Sud station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Herstal to Charleroi is 102 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Herstal to Charleroi.

Get driving directions

Book your Herstal to Charleroi train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

There are 28+ hotels available in Charleroi. Prices start at €87 per night.

More details