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Train Information from Zurich to Charleroi

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Zurich to Charleroi cover the 280 miles (452 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 4 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $81 (€68), but the average price of train tickets is $81 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Charleroi-South.

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Trains from Zurich to Charleroi
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Zurich, Switzerland to Charleroi, Belgium?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Charleroi, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium from Switzerland?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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 issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/1/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Charleroi from Zurich as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Charleroi, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

Last checked on 11/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Charleroi.

How much are cheap trains between Zurich and Charleroi?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Zurich to Charleroi trains for as little as $81 (€68)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Zurich to Charleroi?
The Zurich to Charleroi train ticket price is on average $81 (€68)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Zurich to Charleroi by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Charleroi from Zurich by train to be approximately 280 miles (452 km).
How long is the train between Zurich and Charleroi?
On average the Zurich to Charleroi train time is 12 h 4 min  covering the 280 miles (452 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Zurich to Charleroi, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Charleroi do I arrive in?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Charleroi you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Charleroi include Charleroi-South, Charleroi-Ouest and Charleroi, Marchienne-Au-Pont Est.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Charleroi-South.

Where is the departure train station in Zurich located? Where is the arrival train station in Charleroi located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center to this train station.

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

How many trains are there from Zurich to Charleroi a day?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Zurich to Charleroi. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Zurich to Charleroi? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Zurich to Charleroi leaves at 6: 59 AM. The last train departing from Zurich to Charleroi leaves at 2: 59 PM. You can find the latest Zurich to Charleroi train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Zurich to Charleroi train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Zurich to Charleroi is on average $81 (€68) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Zurich and Charleroi available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Charleroi
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Charleroi.

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