How to travel from Lyon to Charleroi

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Travel Information between Lyon and Charleroi

distanceDistance322 miles (519 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $667
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 5 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $667 (€591) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lufthansa Cityline

Travel 322 miles (519 km) by bus, flight or train from Lyon to Charleroi. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Lufthansa Cityline among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lyon to Charleroi.

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Travel from Lyon, France to Charleroi, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Charleroi from Lyon restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Charleroi, Belgium from Lyon?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Charleroi, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 3/8/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Lyon to Charleroi closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from Charleroi, Belgium?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lyon from Charleroi?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Lyon, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lyon from Charleroi here.

There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Charleroi: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Lyon and Charleroi is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Charleroi:

A train is generally $51 (€45) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $53 (€47) from Lyon to Charleroi.

A train is $665 (€589) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lyon to Charleroi costing on average $667 (€591).

The fastest way from Lyon to Charleroi is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Charleroi that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 23 min   of travel time.

Charleroi is approximately 322 miles (519 km) away from Lyon.

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Charleroi is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Lyon to Charleroi as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lyon to Charleroi:

  • Buses mostly leave from Lyon, Gare Perrache and tend to arrive in Charleroi, Charleroi Monument.
  • Flights mostly depart from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Charleroi at Charleroi-Ouest.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lyon to Charleroi:

  • You can go to Charleroi from Lyon by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $53 (€47) with Flixbus from Lyon to Charleroi on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Charleroi from Lyon with Lufthansa Cityline, and you can find Lufthansa Cityline Lyon to Charleroi tickets for $667 (€591) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Lyon to Charleroi often also extend their vacation to go to Brussels, Lille or Antwerp. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Charleroi and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Lyon to Charleroi, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $53 (€47) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $667 (€591) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Lyon to Charleroi tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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