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There are 9 ways to get from London to Charleroi by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...

$76 - $207

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Bus  •  9h 4m

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

$15 - $23

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Train via London St. Pancras International  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...

$76 - $206

Bus and ferry, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the train from Tournai / Doornik to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...

$77 - $110

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Charleroi

$215 - $237

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 22m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Charleroi

$71 - $105

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid

$104 - $260

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid

$113 - $355

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid

$223 - $558

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The cheapest way to get from London to Charleroi is to bus which costs £11 - £18 and takes 9h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Charleroi is to train which costs £55 - £160 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at DAMPREMY Piges via BRUXELLES Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras Int. and arriving at Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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The distance between London and Charleroi is 214 miles.

The best way to get from London to Charleroi without a car is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs £55 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from London to Charleroi, including transfers.

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

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London to Charleroi train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras Int. station.

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The best way to get from London to Charleroi is to train which takes 3h 12m and costs £55 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £18 and takes 9h 4m.

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Map of how to get from London to Charleroi.
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  • Distance: 214.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between London, England and Charleroi, Belgium?

You can take a train from London to Charleroi via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 3h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Charleroi via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and BRUXELLES Midi in around 9h 4m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Tournai / Doornik to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
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 London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from BRUXELLES Midi to DAMPREMY Piges
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
infotec.be
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Charleroi is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 5:37 PM in London and 6:37 PM in Charleroi.

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

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Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Charleroi. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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