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Overview: Train from Paris to Charleroi

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$99 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys, SNCB | IC, TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCB

Trains from Paris to Charleroi cover the 142 miles (229 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like Thalys, SNCB | IC, TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCB. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $99 (€82), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $55 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Charleroi-South.

Train providers: SNCB and Thalys from Paris to Charleroi trains

You can travel by train between Paris and Charleroi with SNCB and Thalys for as low as $55 (€46). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Paris to Charleroi with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Thalys between Paris and Charleroi for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Thalys train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Paris to Charleroi train with Thalys (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Paris - Charleroi trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance to Charleroi from Paris by train is 142 miles (229 km). You can book tickets for this Thalys train for as low as $103 (€86) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets from Paris to Charleroi in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Thalys Paris - Charleroi train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

  • Average Price: $103

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets from Paris to Charleroi, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Charleroi

Travel by train to Charleroi easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Charleroi.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Paris, France and Charleroi, Belgium allowed?

Travel between Paris, France and Charleroi, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Charleroi, Belgium?

When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Charleroi from Paris before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering France from Charleroi, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Charleroi?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Charleroi?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/22/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Charleroi.

How much do cheap train tickets between Paris and Charleroi cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Paris to Charleroi for the next 7 days starting from $55 (€46)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket from Paris to Charleroi?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $99 (€82)  for a train ticket to Charleroi from Paris.

How far is Paris to Charleroi by train?

You should expect to travel around 142 miles (229 km)  to Charleroi from Paris by train.

How long is the train ride from Paris to Charleroi?

The Paris to Charleroi train duration is on average 2 h 41 min, which is to be expected when traveling 142 miles (229 km) from Paris to Charleroi. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Paris and arrival train station in Charleroi?

When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When you arrive in Charleroi, your train can arrive in train stations including Charleroi-South, Charleroi-Ouest and Charleroi, Marchienne-Au-Pont Est.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Charleroi-South.

Where is the train station in Paris? Where is the train station in Charleroi?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Charleroi most often arrive at Charleroi-South and need to travel around 0.6 miles (872 m) from this train station to the city center.

Which train companies can take me from Paris to Charleroi?

Take the Paris to Charleroi train with Thalys, SNCB | IC, TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Paris to Charleroi as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there from Paris to Charleroi?

The average number of trains departing Paris for Charleroi is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Paris to Charleroi? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Paris to Charleroi train departs at 7: 25 AM   and the last train from Paris to Charleroi leaves at 8: 55 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Paris to Charleroi on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Paris to Charleroi for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between Paris and Charleroi within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $99 (€82) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Charleroi a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Charleroi
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Paris for your trip to Charleroi.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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+33 892353535
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C