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from Paris to Charleroi

You can get from Paris to Charleroi by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Charleroi on 28 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:25Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h00 17:25Brussels Airport
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£3641One-way
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14:25Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h00 17:25Brussels Airport
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£3641One-way
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15:15Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h40 18:55Brussels Airport
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£4761One-way

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Fri
28 Jan
£95Thalys
£324Lufthansa
Sat
29 Jan
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£324Lufthansa
Sun
30 Jan
£54Thalys
£247Swiss
Mon
31 Jan
£95Thalys
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Tue
1 Feb
£66Thalys
£353Lufthansa
Wed
2 Feb
£66Thalys
£254Lufthansa
Thu
3 Feb
£54Thalys
£248Swiss
Fri
4 Feb
£54Thalys
£205tab
Sat
5 Feb
£40SNCF | TER
£248Lufthansa
Sun
6 Feb
£40SNCF | TER
£248Swiss
Mon
7 Feb
£66Thalys
£355Lufthansa
Tue
8 Feb
£66Thalys
£355Lufthansa
Wed
9 Feb
£66Thalys
£238Lufthansa
Thu
10 Feb
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£205Swiss
Fri
11 Feb
£66Thalys
£248tab
Sat
12 Feb
£51Thalys
£248Lufthansa
Sun
13 Feb
£51Thalys
£205Swiss
Mon
14 Feb
£54Thalys
£355Lufthansa
Tue
15 Feb
£40SNCF | TER
£353Lufthansa
Wed
16 Feb
£37Thalys
£135Swiss

Travel Information from Paris to Charleroi

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £75
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £46 • 2 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Thalys

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 142 miles (229 km) between Paris and Charleroi. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Vueling or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Paris to Charleroi.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Paris, France and Charleroi, Belgium allowed?

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

Can travellers from France enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Charleroi from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Charleroi, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 24/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Charleroi from Paris.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Paris, France from Charleroi, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Charleroi, Belgium?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Charleroi?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Charleroi here.

What are my Paris to Charleroi travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Paris and Charleroi. You can take a coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Paris to Charleroi the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Charleroi, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Charleroi:

A coach is generally £59 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £75 from Paris to Charleroi.

A coach is £30 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Charleroi costing on average £46.

What is the fastest way to Charleroi from Paris?

The quickest way to travel to Charleroi from Paris is by train, which takes on average 2 h 31 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 50 min.

In comparison, travelling by flight can take you on average 3 h.

How many miles are between Paris and Charleroi

The Paris to Charleroi distance is approximately 142 miles (229 km).

How many services a day are there between Paris and Charleroi?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Charleroi is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Charleroi?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Charleroi, Charleroi Beaux-arts Quai 08.
  • Most travellers take a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Brussels Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Charleroi-South.

Who can get me from Paris to Charleroi?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Charleroi, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Charleroi. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Paris to Charleroi tickets on Omio for £16.
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Charleroi by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Paris to Charleroi tickets on Omio for £75.
  • Thalys can get you to Charleroi by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Thalys from Paris to Charleroi for £46 on Omio.

Is there a direct service from Paris to Charleroi?

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

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Charleroi with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Charleroi with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Charleroi tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel between Paris and Charleroi?

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Charleroi often also extend their holiday to go to Brussels, Lille or Antwerp. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Charleroi and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I buy my Paris to Charleroi ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Paris and Charleroi, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £16 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £75 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £46 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Charleroi online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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