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Overview: Train from London to Charleroi

distanceDistance212 miles (342 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Charleroi cover the 212 miles (342 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 34 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £60, but the average price of train tickets is £60. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Charleroi-South.

Train companies: Eurostar trains London to Charleroi

Travel from London to Charleroi from £60 with Omio’s train partners Eurostar! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Charleroi train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

  • Average Price: £60

These are Eurostar 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from London to Charleroi:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Eurostar trains from London to Charleroi

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to Charleroi train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Charleroi more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Charleroi train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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Eurostar Trains from London to Charleroi

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Charleroi.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Charleroi, Belgium if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

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

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)

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

When travelling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Charleroi before travelling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Charleroi is: Partially open.

Is my return train into London from Charleroi restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Charleroi closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Charleroi from London?

You can find a cheap train from London to Charleroi for some dates and times for as low as £60  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from London to Charleroi?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Charleroi train to cost on average £60  one way.

What is the distance between London and Charleroi by train?

The London to Charleroi train distance is approximately 212 miles (342 km).

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

While the time it takes to travel 212 miles (342 km) to Charleroi from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Charleroi is on average 3 h 34 min.

When travelling by train from London to Charleroi, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Charleroi do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Charleroi from London, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your trip can end in train stations such as Charleroi-South, Charleroi-Ouest and Charleroi, Marchienne-Au-Pont Est.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Charleroi-South.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Charleroi train station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Charleroi most often arrive at Charleroi-South and need to travel around 0.6 miles (872 m) from this train station to the city centre.

What train providers offer a service from London to Charleroi?

When taking a train from London to Charleroi, you can count on Eurostar for the best way to get you to Charleroi. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London to Charleroi and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains are there to Charleroi from London a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Charleroi is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from London to Charleroi?

The first train from London to Charleroi leaves at 09: 01   and the last train for this leaves at 09: 01. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Charleroi timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between London and Charleroi for the best deals?

If you book London to Charleroi train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £60. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Charleroi from London. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Charleroi
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Charleroi.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139