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Taking the train from Hoofddorp to Charleroi in 3 hours 33 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Hoofddorp to Charleroi? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 4 hours 15 minutes to travel the 131 miles (210 km) from Hoofddorp to Charleroi by train, although you can get there in as little as 3 hours 33 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 17 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 3 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Hoofddorp to Charleroi start from €47.50 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Charleroi? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Hoofddorp to Charleroi by train

It takes an average of 4h 15m to travel from Hoofddorp to Charleroi by train, over a distance of around 131 miles (210 km). There are normally 17 trains per day travelling from Hoofddorp to Charleroi and tickets for this journey start from €47.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 33m
PriceFrom €47.50
Distance131 miles (210 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
First train06:22
Last train21:26
Departure stationHoofddorp
Arrival stationCharleroi
Changes3 changes

Hoofddorp to Charleroi train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hoofddorp to Charleroi for Tuesday 25th January 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:26 11:55 4h 29m, 3 changes
08:26 12:55 4h 29m, 3 changes
10:22 13:55 3h 33m, 3 changes
10:26 14:55 4h 29m, 3 changes
11:26 15:37 4h 11m, 3 changes
12:22 15:55 3h 33m, 3 changes
12:26 16:37 4h 11m, 3 changes
13:26 17:35 4h 9m, 3 changes
14:22 17:55 3h 33m, 3 changes
14:26 18:55 4h 29m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Hoofddorp to Charleroi

The price of train tickets from Hoofddorp to Charleroi starts at €47.50 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 Hoofddorp 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Hoofddorp 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 Hoofddorp to Charleroi take?

The average journey time by train between Hoofddorp and Charleroi is 4 hours and 15 minutes, with around 17 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 Hoofddorp and Charleroi by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hoofddorp to Charleroi is 3 hours and 33 minutes.

How much does the train from Hoofddorp to Charleroi cost?

Train ticket prices from Hoofddorp to Charleroi can start from as little as €47.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Hoofddorp to Charleroi?

No, there are no direct train services from Hoofddorp to Charleroi. Travelling from Hoofddorp to Charleroi by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

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

The first train from Hoofddorp to Charleroi leaves at 06:22. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Hoofddorp to Charleroi leaves at 21:26. 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 Hoofddorp and Charleroi by train?

Trains travelling from Hoofddorp to Charleroi cover a distance of around 131 miles (210 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hoofddorp to Charleroi for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/25/2022. 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 12/28/2018 for travel on 12/28/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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