There are 5 ways to get from Lille to Charleroi by train, bus, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud Ic / ...

$41 - $68

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Bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from BRUXELLES Midi to DAMPREMY Piges 365a

$7 - $15

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Valenciennes
  2. Take the bus from Valenciennes to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud 820

$20 - $32

Rideshare  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lille to Charleroi 75.2 miles

$9

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Charleroi 76 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at DAMPREMY Piges via BRUXELLES Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe Eurostar and arriving at Charleroi-Sud via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Lille and Charleroi is 101 km. The road distance is 121.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Charleroi without a car is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Lille to Charleroi, including transfers.

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Lille to Charleroi bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lille station.

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Lille to Charleroi train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Lille Europe Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Lille to Charleroi is to train which takes 1 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 54 min.

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Lille to Charleroi bus services, operated by TEC, arrive at DAMPREMY Piges station.

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

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Map of how to get from Lille to Charleroi.
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  • Distance: 63.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

What companies run services between Lille, France and Charleroi, Belgium?

You can take a train from Lille to Charleroi via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 1 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Charleroi via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and BRUXELLES Midi in around 3 h 54 min.

Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Valenciennes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$17 - $27
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Valenciennes to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from BRUXELLES Midi to DAMPREMY Piges
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
infotec.be
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lille to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Charleroi is 122 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Lille to Charleroi.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Charleroi. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lille and Charleroi. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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