How to get to Charleroi from Ghent

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from Ghent to Charleroi

How to get to Charleroi from Ghent by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Ghent to Charleroi is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Flibco International
09:501h45
Ghent
11:35Charleroi
£231One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Flibco International
19:201h45
Ghent
21:05Charleroi
£191One-way
0 changes
Fastest
SNCB | IC
10:251h32
Ghent St Pieters
11:57Charleroi-Sud
£221One-way
1 change
Other options
SNCB | IC
11:251h32
Ghent St Pieters
12:57Charleroi-Sud
£221One-way
1 change
SNCB | IC
09:251h32
Ghent St Pieters
10:57Charleroi-Sud
£221One-way
1 change
SNCB | IC
12:251h32
Ghent St Pieters
13:57Charleroi-Sud
£221One-way
1 change
Flibco International
11:351h45
Ghent
13:20Charleroi
£211One-way
0 changes
Infobus
09:501h45
Ghent
11:35Charleroi
£261One-way
0 changes
Flibco International
08:201h45
Ghent
10:05Charleroi
£231One-way
0 changes

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Travel Information from Ghent to Charleroi

distanceDistance54 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£16 - £18
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlibco International or PKP Intercity

Travel 54 miles by train or coach from Ghent to Charleroi. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flibco International or PKP Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Ghent to Charleroi.

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FAQs: Ghent to Charleroi

FAQs: Travel 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 Ghent to Charleroi.
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There are 2 options to travel to Charleroi from Ghent including taking a train or coach.

The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Charleroi is by taking a train with average ticket prices of £16 compared to other travel options to Charleroi:

A train is £1 less than a coach with an average ticket price of £18 from Ghent to Charleroi.

The fastest way from Ghent to Charleroi is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 28 min.

There are alternative travel options to Charleroi that take longer:

Coach takes 1 h 45 min on average.

You should expect to travel around 54 miles from Ghent to Charleroi.

The average frequency per day from Ghent to Charleroi is:

  • 10 coaches a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Charleroi from Ghent as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Ghent to Charleroi:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Ghent to Charleroi depart from Gent, Ghent to Charleroi, Rue de la Villette (Charleroi-Sud).
  • Most travellers board their train from Ghent St Pieters and arrive in Charleroi-Sud.

The following travel companies offer services from Ghent to Charleroi:

  • Travel with Flibco International, Infobus, BlaBlaCar or Flibco National to go to Charleroi by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flibco International Ghent to Charleroi tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Travel with PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB for trains to Charleroi. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCB Ghent to Charleroi tickets on Omio for £20.

Yes, there are direct routes from Ghent to Charleroi with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flibco International or Infobus.
  • You can book a direct train with.

Direct services to Charleroi tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Many of our customers travelling from Ghent to Charleroi don't make Charleroi their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Brussels, Lille, Bruges or Luxembourg, either of which you could add to your Ghent and Charleroi trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Charleroi to any of these top destinations today!

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