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There are 5 ways to get from Kraainem to Charleroi by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Line 1 subway, train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Alma to Gare Centrale 1
  2. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...

€9 - €13

Cheapest option

Line 318 bus, bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the line 318 bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 318 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Charleroi Gare du Sud 818

€8 - €10

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Line 318 bus, train  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the line 318 bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 318 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...

€9 - €14

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraainem to Charleroi 65.9 km

€120 - €150

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Kraainem to Charleroi 65.9 km

€7 - €11

Kraainem to Charleroi by subway and train

The journey time between Kraainem and Charleroi is around 1h 30m and covers a distance of around 64 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 18m. Operated by STIB and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Kraainem to Charleroi service departs from Alma and arrives in Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid. Typically 248 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 30m
Fastest journey time:
1h 18m
Journey distance:
64 km
Services per week:
248
Cheapest price:
€9
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:12
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kraainem to Charleroi subway and train schedules

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

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The cheapest way to get from Kraainem to Charleroi is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 41 min.

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The fastest way to get from Kraainem to Charleroi is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs €120 - €150.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kraainem to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Kraainem Dezangré and arriving at Charleroi Gare du Sud via Brussels-North train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kraainem to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Alma and arriving at Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid via Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Kraainem and Charleroi is 50 km. The road distance is 65.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kraainem to Charleroi without a car is to line 1 subway and train which takes 1h 36m and costs €9 - €14.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Kraainem to Charleroi, including transfers.

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Kraainem to Charleroi bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Kraainem Dezangré station.

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Kraainem to Charleroi train services, operated by STIB, depart from Alma station.

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

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Map of how to get from Kraainem to Charleroi.
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  • Distance: 50 km
  • Duration: 1h 36m

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

You can take a bus from Kraainem to Charleroi via Brussel Noord afstaphalte and Brussels-North train station in around 2h 41m.

Train operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Subway from Alma to Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €16
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Kraainem Dezangré to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
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 Kraainem to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
41 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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraainem to Charleroi is 66 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Kraainem to Charleroi.

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