The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 buses that leave Zaventem for Charleroi every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||32 miles (52 km)|
|Average coach duration||55 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£14 (€16)|
|Coach companies||Flibco National, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus|
Coaches from Zaventem to Charleroi cover the 32 miles (52 km) long journey taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like Flibco National, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £14, but the average price of coach tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arrive in Charleroi, Charleroi Monument.
Find the best coaches to Charleroi from Zaventem with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from £14. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Buses from Zaventem to Charleroi actually depart from Brussels city centre, and passengers will need to make a short hop from the airport to the bus stop before boarding. Bruxelles-Midi can be reached directly from Zaventem, and is the capital's major train station. It takes around 20 minutes to get from the airport at Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi, so remember to leave enough time to make the transfer. There are 6 trains per hour from Zaventem, so catching your bus should not be a problem if you leave enough time.
Charleroi is the hub of Belgium's Wallonia region and is a prosperous, pleasant and sophisticated destination for a city break. The city is filled with museums and galleries, a particular highlight being the Glass Museum - a substance that Charleroi is famous for producing. Buses from Zaventem to Charleroi arrive at Charleroi Sud Airport. From there, visitors will need to catch a connecting bus into town. The distance is only around 10 kilometres, and the journey takes about 20 minutes in total.
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