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

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 Thalys  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi-Sud Ic / ...

$54 - $77

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud 818 / ...

$15 - $23

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Noord Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Charleroi-Sud Ic / ...

$32 - $50

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal to JUMET Madeleine 365a

$22 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL) 124.5 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly, shuttle  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Brussels-South Station to Charleroi Airport

$91 - $280

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL). However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at JUMET Monument via SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal and JUMET Madeleine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 163 km. The road distance is 199.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL), including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL) is 199 km. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL).

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL).
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  • Distance: 101.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Charleroi-Sud, and CHARLEROI Sud Quai 01 in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rotterdam to Charleroi Airport (CRL) via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal, and JUMET Madeleine in around 4 h 38 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
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
$75 - $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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Noord
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from SAINT-GILLES Porte de Hal to JUMET Madeleine
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
infotec.be
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Charleroi, Charleroi Sud
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Shuttle from Brussels-South Station to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com

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