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from Paris to Charleroi

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

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To get from Paris to Charleroi on Oct 16 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h25 10:25AMBrussels Airport
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$4481One-way
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07:00AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h25 10:25AMBrussels Airport
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10:10AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h40 01:50PMBrussels Airport
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06:35PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport4h05 10:40PMBrussels Airport
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Sat
Oct 16
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$22Flixbus
$448Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 17
$56SNCF | TER
$22Flixbus
$413Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 18
$56SNCF | TER
$22Flixbus
$487Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 19
$56SNCF | TER
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$413Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 20
$105Thalys
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$350Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 21
$56SNCF | TER
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$294Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 22
$56SNCF | TER
$22Flixbus
$487Air Dolomiti
Sat
Oct 23
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$25Flixbus
$642Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 24
$105Thalys
$25Flixbus
$649Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 25
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$25Flixbus
$561Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 26
$76Thalys
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$487Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 27
$85Thalys
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$343Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 28
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$343Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 29
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$22Flixbus
$194Swiss
Sat
Oct 30
$65Thalys
$22Flixbus
$340Swiss
Sun
Oct 31
$105Thalys
$22Flixbus
$340tab
Mon
Nov 1
$105Thalys
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$484Swiss
Tue
Nov 2
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$491Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 3
$65Thalys
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$340Swiss
Thu
Nov 4
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$350Lufthansa

Travel Information from Paris to Charleroi

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $310
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€18) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $145 (€118) • 2 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrussels Airlines, Flixbus or Thalys

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 142 miles (229 km) from Paris to Charleroi. 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 Brussels Airlines, Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Paris to Charleroi.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Charleroi, Belgium from Paris, France currently allowed?

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

Can travelers from France enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully 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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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 10/13/21. 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.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, 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 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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 10/14/21. 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 travel from Paris to Charleroi?

There are 3 ways to travel between Paris and Charleroi including taking a flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Paris to Charleroi the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel from Paris to Charleroi is by taking a bus with an average price of $22 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Charleroi:

A bus is $288 (€235) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Paris to Charleroi costing on average $310 (€253).

A bus is generally $123 (€101) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $145 (€118) from Paris to Charleroi.

What is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Charleroi?

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

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

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 2 h 55 min.

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 50 min   on average.

What is the distance from Paris to Charleroi?

Charleroi is approximately 142 miles (229 km) away from Paris.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to Charleroi?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Charleroi is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Paris? Where do I arrive in Charleroi?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Charleroi, Charleroi Beaux-arts Quai 08.
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Charleroi at Charleroi-South.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get 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 by plane to Charleroi from Paris with Brussels Airlines, and you can find Brussels Airlines Paris to Charleroi tickets for $310 (€253) on Omio.
  • You can go to Charleroi from Paris by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $22 (€18) with Flixbus from Paris to Charleroi on Omio.
  • You can go to Charleroi from Paris by train with Thalys. You'll see cheap train tickets for $145 (€118) with Thalys from Paris to Charleroi on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Charleroi?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with with 12 direct trains per day.

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 is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Charleroi?
Many of our customers traveling from Paris to Charleroi don't make Charleroi their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Charleroi are Brussels, Lille or Antwerp, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Charleroi to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase 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 plane ticket is costing on average $310 (€253) one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $22 (€18) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $145 (€118) one way on average for this trip.

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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