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from Paris to Charleroi

You can get from Paris to Charleroi by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Charleroi on Jan 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:55AMParis Gare du Nord4h12 04:07PMCharleroi Sud
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$1401One-way
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11:55AMParis Gare du Nord4h12 04:07PMCharleroi Sud
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$1401One-way
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06:45AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h10 09:55AMBrussels Airport
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$4391One-way
06:45AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h55 10:40AMBrussels Airport
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$4391One-way

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Sat
Jan 29
$140Thalys
$439Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$129Thalys
$480Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$129Thalys
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Tue
Feb 1
$90Thalys
$478Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 2
$90Thalys
$343Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 3
$73Thalys
$335Swiss
Fri
Feb 4
$118Thalys
$399tab
Sat
Feb 5
$54SNCF | TER
$336Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$54SNCF | TER
$335Swiss
Mon
Feb 7
$90Thalys
$481Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
$101Thalys
$481Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 9
$90Thalys
$322Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
$90Thalys
$335Swiss
Fri
Feb 11
$90Thalys
$335tab
Sat
Feb 12
$68Thalys
$336Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
$101Thalys
$335Swiss
Mon
Feb 14
$73Thalys
$481Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 15
$54SNCF | TER
$478Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 16
$51Thalys
$183Swiss
Thu
Feb 17
$54SNCF | TER
$278Swiss

Travel Information between Paris and Charleroi

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $104
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€18) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $64 (€53) • 2 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Thalys

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 142 miles (229 km) to Charleroi from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Vueling or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Paris to Charleroi.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Charleroi, Belgium if I’m coming from Paris, France?

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

Can travelers from France enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Charleroi from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Charleroi, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/27/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Charleroi from Paris.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Charleroi, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Belgium is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. 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 Paris from Charleroi here.

How do I go from Paris to Charleroi?

You can travel between Paris and Charleroi 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Charleroi?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Charleroi is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Charleroi:

Taking a bus is usually $82 (€67) less than taking a flight to Charleroi, which costs on average $104 (€85) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $42 (€35) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $64 (€53) from Paris to Charleroi.

What is the quickest way to get from Paris to Charleroi?

The fastest way to get to Charleroi from Paris is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 31 min.

Other travel options to Charleroi can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 3 h   of travel time.

How far is it from Paris to Charleroi?

The distance is approximately 142 miles (229 km) from Paris to Charleroi.

How many services a day are there to Charleroi from Paris?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Charleroi is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Charleroi from Paris, what are the departure and arrival points in Paris and Charleroi?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Charleroi at Charleroi, Charleroi Beaux-arts Quai 08.
  • Flights mostly depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Charleroi-South.

Who can get me from Paris to Charleroi?

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

  • You can travel to Charleroi from Paris by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€18) with Flixbus from Paris to Charleroi.
  • You can travel by plane from Paris to Charleroi with Vueling, and you can find Vueling Paris to Charleroi tickets for $104 (€85) on Omio.
  • You can go to Charleroi from Paris by train with Thalys. You'll see cheap train tickets for $64 (€53) with Thalys from Paris to Charleroi on Omio.

Can I find a direct route between Paris and Charleroi?

Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Charleroi with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct flights with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Charleroi as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Paris to Charleroi.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Paris to Charleroi?

Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Charleroi? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Charleroi usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Lille or Antwerp. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Lille or Antwerp from Charleroi, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $22 (€18) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $104 (€85) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $64 (€53) one way.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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