There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL) by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...

86€ - 167€

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Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud 820

18€ - 21€

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Bus, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Bruxelles, Nord 400 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid Ic / ...

30€ - 42€

Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Charleroi Airport (CRL) 276.8 km

30€ - 50€

Fly from Paris CDG, shuttle  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Brussels-South Station to Charleroi Airport

101€ - 314€

Fly from Paris Orly, shuttle  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Brussels (BRU) ORY - BRU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Brussels-South Station to Charleroi Airport

98€ - 417€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to bus which costs 18€ - 22€ and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL). However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at JUMET Monument via CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Paris and Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 234 km. The road distance is 276.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL) without a car is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs 85€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL), including transfers.

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Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs 85€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 22€ and takes 5h 50m.

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

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Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Charleroi, Charleroi Sud station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL).
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  • Distance: 233.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid, and CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01 in around 3h 42m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris, Paris to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud 3 times a day. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 480€
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 480€
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 480€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Valencia
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 1000€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 480€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
250€ - 3000€
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Pau, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
250€ - 3000€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 430€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
360€ - 800€
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 460€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 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 Paris, Paris to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Bruxelles, Nord
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Eurolines FR
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Brussels-South Station to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 15€
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
11€ - 14€
Low
5€
High
15€

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 277 km. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from Paris to Charleroi Airport (CRL).

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Charleroi Airport (CRL). Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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