Brussels South Charleroi Airport
Travel by train to Brussels South Charleroi Airport
- Fare from € 48 from Amsterdam **
- 26 connections a day
- Travel with Thalys or regular trains
Travel via Brussels South Charleroi Airport
Brussels Charleroi Airport (Aéroport de Charleroi Bruxelles-Sud) is a smaller airport than Zaventem and located to the north of the industrial city of Charleroi and 46 km from Brussels. Various low-cost airlines use this airport for departures to popular holiday destinations.
How to travel to Brussels South Charleroi Airport
Via Brussels Zuid/Midi
To reach Brussels South Charleroi Airport you can travel in comfort with Thalys (from € 29 enkele reis) or with regular trains to Brussel-Zuid/Midi (maximum € 36 one way 2nd class)*. From here RyanAir buses depart that connect seamlessly to the scheduled flights. Travel time from Brussels Zuid/Midi is approximately 50 minutes.
Via Charleroi-Sud station
It is also possible to take the train to Charleroi-Sud station (maximum € 48 one way 2nd class**) and to travel from there with bus A to the airport. This bus departs twice an hour and takes 15 minutes. You can purchase your bus ticket on the bus for a small sum.
A train ticket to Charleroi Sud can be purchased directly on the site or at a ticket machine.
The travel times and frequencies apply to day-time trips on weekdays and can be subject to change.
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We advise that you plan enough time to change trains and to check in, so that if there are delays you will not miss your flight.
Brussels Airport (BRU) and Brussel Zuid - Charleroi (CLR) are both called 'Brussels Airport' by some airlines. Your airline provider can tell you from which airport you are flying from.
In a large number of European cities, when passengers need to change trains, it means they must travel to another station first. We provide additional information to help ensure your journey runs smoothly.
* Price quote is based on single, 2nd class No-Flex fare for Thalys from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel Zuid/Midi. Tickets have limited availability and cannot be changed or cancelled after purchase. Tickets for RyanAir buses or Brussel - Charleroi Sud trains are not included.