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Buses from Brussels to Charleroi

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Brussels - Charleroi Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 49 intercity buses per day from Brussels to Charleroi. Traveling by bus from Brussels to Charleroi usually takes around 55 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance31 mi (49 km)
Shortest duration0h 55m
Cheapest price€15.04
Trips per day49
Most frequent serviceflibco.com
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Brussels to Charleroi?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Brussels to Charleroi. flibco.com is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
flibco.com490h 55m€15.28
  • flibco.com

    flibco.com

    Book flibco.com from Brussels to Charleroi from €15. There are 49 flibco.com schedules from Brussels to Charleroi and you can expect on average to pay for a flibco.com ticket to Charleroi. In Brussels, flibco.com departs to Charleroi from Gare du Midi and no other station. In Charleroi, flibco.com arrives at Charleroi Airport and no other station.

    An average trip on flibco.com from Brussels to Charleroi takes 0 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, flibco.com offers 50 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Charleroi.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Brussels to Charleroi during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 55 minutes to cover the 49 kilometers from Brussels to Charleroi. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Brussels?

The first bus leaves at 03:00 and the last bus leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all buses from Brussels to Charleroi, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 49 scheduled buses that travel from Brussels to Charleroi every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Brussels to Charleroi without transferring.

City Information

Brussels

The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.

Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.

Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Brussels?

Departure stations

Also known as Brussels-South railway station, the Gare du Midi is the primary train station serving Brussels. The station is technically located in Saint-Gilles, a city south of Brussels, but the Gare du Midi metro stop connects travelers to all of Brussels' sights and attractions. Many high-speed train services, including international train lines, run through the Gare du Midi. Brussels is connected to the famous Eurostar line through this station, along with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn lines. The large indoor station includes many retail shops, restaurants, and services like information desks and restrooms.

All bus stations in Brussels:

  • Gare du Midi

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