There are 9 ways to get from London to Charleroi by train, 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  •  3 h 10 min

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

$76 - $208

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Bus  •  9 h 4 min

  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

$16 - $23

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Bus, train  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Charleroi-Sud Ic / ...

$23 - $53

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 1 min

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

$217 - $239

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 22 min

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

$71 - $105

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  5 h 8 min

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

$104 - $260

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud

$120 - $365

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$223 - $558

Train to Southend, fly to Antwerp, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Antwerp (ANR) SEN - ANR
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Charleroi-Sud

$128 - $496

Questions & Answers

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 9 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Charleroi-Sud via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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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 3 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min 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 International station.

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The best way to get from London to Charleroi is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Charleroi.
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  • Distance: 214.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from London to Charleroi via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Charleroi via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and BRUXELLES Midi in around 9 h 4 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
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
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$80 - $90
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
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Charleroi-Sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Charleroi-Sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.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
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
Ferry operators

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Charleroi is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 6:19 AM in London and 7:19 AM in Charleroi.

London to Charleroi train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Charleroi-Sud 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 143+ hotels available in Charleroi. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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