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There are 6 ways to get from Mannheim to Charleroi by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Liège-Guillemins 79 / ...
  3. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic

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Bus  •  8h

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim central bus station to Saarbrücken bus station N1305 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Namur 1929

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Bus, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the Bus from Mannheim to Brussels
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Charleroi 429.1 km

Train to Frankfurt, fly, train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid

Train to Stuttgart, fly, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid

Mannheim to Charleroi by train

The train journey time between Mannheim and Charleroi is around 4h 48m and covers a distance of around 453 km. This includes an average layover time of around 53 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 38m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and others, the Mannheim to Charleroi train service departs from Mannheim Hbf and arrives in Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid. Typically 45 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 55m
Layover time:
53 min
Total time:
4h 48m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 38m
Train distance:
453 km
Trains per week:
45
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:05
Last train departs at:
18:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mannheim to Charleroi train schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Mannheim to Charleroi is to Bus and train, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 9h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Charleroi is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mannheim station to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Mannheim central bus station and arriving at Charleroi Gare du Sud via Saarbrücken bus station and Namur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h.

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No, there is no direct train from Mannheim to Charleroi. However, there are services departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid via Frankfurt and Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Mannheim and Charleroi is 305 km. The road distance is 429.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Charleroi without a car is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs €75 - €120.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Mannheim to Charleroi, including transfers.

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Mannheim to Charleroi bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mannheim central bus station.

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Mannheim to Charleroi train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Charleroi is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs €75 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €40 and takes 8h.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Charleroi.
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  • Distance: 305.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Mannheim, Germany and Charleroi, Belgium?

You can take a train from Mannheim to Charleroi via Frankfurt and Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins in around 5h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mannheim to Charleroi via Saarbrücken bus station and Namur in around 8h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Bus operators
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 Mannheim central bus station to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Namur
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Saarbrücken bus station to Namur
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Saarbrücken, Fernbusbahnhof Dudweilerstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Mannheim to Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Mannheim to Charleroi bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Namur station.

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Mannheim 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 Mannheim to Charleroi is 429 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Mannheim to Charleroi.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Mannheim to Charleroi bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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