There are 3 ways to get from Herstal to Charleroi by train, bus or car
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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.
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Herstal to Charleroi train schedules
Trains departing Monday, October 25, 2021
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charleroi is 800 14689.
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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Herstal to Charleroi is to bus which costs €8 - €10 and takes 3h 1m.
The fastest way to get from Herstal to Charleroi is to drive. Taking this option will cost €11 - €17 and takes 1h 2m.
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.
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.
The distance between Herstal and Charleroi is 88 km. The road distance is 102 km.
The best way to get from Herstal to Charleroi without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs €10 - €15.
The train from Herstal to Charleroi-Sud takes 1h 37m including transfers and departs hourly.
Herstal to Charleroi bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Liège Guillemins station.
Herstal to Charleroi train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Herstal station.
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.
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 from Herstal to Charleroi-Sud
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 37m
- Estimated price
- €10 - €15
- Belgian Railways
- Book at
- Belgium Rail Pass
- 2nd Class
- €10 - €15
- 1st Class
- €16 - €24
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).
Bus from Liège Guillemins to Charleroi Gare du Sud
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 35m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- €8 - €10
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Herstal to Charleroi bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Charleroi Gare du Sud station.
Herstal to Charleroi train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Charleroi-Sud station.
Yes, the driving distance between Herstal to Charleroi is 102 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Herstal to Charleroi.
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