There are 4 ways to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Charleroi-Sud to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic

$18 - $26

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Gent Sint-Pietersstation Perron 4

$5 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from GOSSELIES Calvaire to BRUXELLES Midi 365a
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic

$22 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent 66.6 miles

$13 - $21

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The distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Ghent is 84 km. The road distance is 106.5 km.

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The best way to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent is 106 km. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent.

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Map of how to get from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent.
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  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Charleroi Airport (CRL), Belgium and Ghent, Belgium?

You can take a train from Charleroi Airport (CRL) to Ghent via CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01, Charleroi-Sud, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Charleroi-Sud to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from GOSSELIES Calvaire to BRUXELLES Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
infotec.be
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Gent Sint-Pietersstation Perron 4
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $22
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$18 - $22
Low
$6
High
$20

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