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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Charleroi

distanceDistance495 miles (798 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Charleroi cover the 495 miles (798 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 10 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Charleroi-South.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Edinburgh, United Kingdom to Charleroi, Belgium?

Travel by train between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Charleroi, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Charleroi from Edinburgh restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Charleroi from Edinburgh closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Charleroi, Belgium?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Charleroi to Edinburgh is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Belgium?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Charleroi?

What are the entry requirements?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 16/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Charleroi to Edinburgh train here.

What is the distance by train from Edinburgh to Charleroi?

You should expect to travel around 495 miles (798 km)  between Edinburgh and Charleroi by train.

How many hours does it take from Edinburgh to Charleroi by train?

The Edinburgh to Charleroi train duration is on average 11 h 10 min, which is to be expected when travelling 495 miles (798 km) to Charleroi from Edinburgh. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

What station does the Edinburgh to Charleroi train leave from? Which Charleroi train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Charleroi, you can end your route in train stations like Charleroi-South, Charleroi-Ouest and Charleroi, Marchienne-Au-Pont Est.

Omio customers book a train from Edinburgh Waverley   to Charleroi-South   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.

The most popular arrival train station, Charleroi-South, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre of Charleroi.

How many trains per day are there between Edinburgh and Charleroi?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Edinburgh to Charleroi. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Charleroi
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Edinburgh for your journey to Charleroi.
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