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Overview: Train from Paris to Charleroi

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, SNCB | IC, TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCB

Trains from Paris to Charleroi cover the 142 miles (229 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like Thalys, SNCB | IC, TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCB. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £72. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Charleroi-South.

Train providers: Thalys and SNCB trains Paris to Charleroi

Buy your official Thalys and SNCB train tickets to Charleroi from Paris from £40 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Thalys
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Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Charleroi from Paris with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Book your Thalys Paris to Charleroi train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Thalys up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Paris to Charleroi routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Paris and Charleroi is 142 miles (229 km), and the best price for a one-way Paris - Charleroi Thalys train ticket starts at £75 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Thalys ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Thalys!

  • Average Price: £75

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

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Charleroi

Travel by train to Charleroi easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Charleroi.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Charleroi from Paris?

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

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 20/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Charleroi from Paris before travelling.

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

Return travel from Belgium to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Charleroi?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Charleroi?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 21/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Charleroi.

How much do cheap train tickets between Paris and Charleroi cost?

You can find a cheap train from Paris to Charleroi for some dates and times for as low as £40  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Paris to Charleroi on average?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Paris and Charleroi is £72  one way.

How far is it from Paris to Charleroi by train?

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

How long is the train journey to Charleroi from Paris?

On average the train from Paris to Charleroi duration is 2 h 41 min  for the 142 miles (229 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Paris to Charleroi do I depart from? Which Charleroi train station from Paris do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When you arrive in Charleroi, your train can arrive in train stations including Charleroi-South, Charleroi-Ouest and Charleroi, Marchienne-Au-Pont Est.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Charleroi-South.

Where do I find the Paris train station to Charleroi? Where is the Charleroi train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city centre to this train station.

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

Which train providers can take me to Charleroi from Paris?

Take the Paris to Charleroi train with Thalys, SNCB | IC, TGV, SNCF | TER or SNCB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Charleroi from Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there from Paris to Charleroi?

The average number of trains departing Paris for Charleroi is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from Paris to Charleroi? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train for this route departs from Paris at 07: 25. The last train leaves from Paris at 18: 19. Check Omio for the latest train times from Paris to Charleroi and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book Paris to Charleroi train tickets to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket between Paris and Charleroi within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £72 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Charleroi from Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Charleroi
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Charleroi.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C