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Take the train from Brussels to Charleroi in 1 hour 7 minutes

If you want to travel from Brussels to Charleroi by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Brussels to Charleroi by train to take around 1 hour 24 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 1 hour 7 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 22 trains per day running on this route, which spans 49 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Charleroi.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Brussels to Charleroi start from $13.92 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Brussels to Charleroi by train

It takes an average of 1h 24m to travel from Brussels to Charleroi by train, over a distance of around 30 miles (49 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from Brussels to Charleroi and tickets for this journey start from $13.92 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 7m
PriceFrom $13.92
Distance30 miles (49 km)
Frequency22 trains per day
First train00:24
Last train21:33
Departure stationBrussels
Arrival stationCharleroi
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Brussels to Charleroi train times

Check out the next trains departing from Brussels to Charleroi for Tuesday Dec 21st 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:45 09:55 1h 10m, 1 change
09:45 10:55 1h 10m, 1 change
10:45 11:55 1h 10m, 1 change
11:45 12:55 1h 10m, 1 change
12:45 13:55 1h 10m, 1 change
13:45 14:55 1h 10m, 1 change
14:02 15:37 1h 35m, 1 change
14:45 15:55 1h 10m, 1 change
15:03 16:37 1h 34m, 1 change
15:45 16:55 1h 10m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Charleroi

The price of train tickets from Brussels to Charleroi starts at $13.92 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Brussels to Charleroi by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Brussels to Charleroi

Want to know more about your journey from Brussels to Charleroi? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Brussels to Charleroi take?

The average journey time by train between Brussels and Charleroi is 1 hour and 24 minutes, with around 22 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Brussels and Charleroi by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Brussels to Charleroi is 1 hour and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from Brussels to Charleroi cost?

Train tickets from Brussels to Charleroi can start from as little as $13.92 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Brussels to Charleroi?

No, there are no direct train services from Brussels to Charleroi. Travelling from Brussels to Charleroi by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Brussels to Charleroi leave?

The first train from Brussels to Charleroi leaves at 00:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Brussels to Charleroi leave?

The last train from Brussels to Charleroi leaves at 21:33. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Brussels and Charleroi by train?

Trains travelling from Brussels to Charleroi cover a distance of around 30 miles (49 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Charleroi to Brussels.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels to Charleroi for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/21/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/07/2021 for travel on 12/07/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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