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Charleroi Bruxelles Sud international aiport. Guide, connections to Belgium

Charleroi Bruxelles Sud

Charleroi Bruxelles Sud is an international airport, located in Gosselies, in the city of Charleroi, about 45 kilometers south of the capital of Belgium. According to the national airport for passenger traffic, Charleroi-Bruxelles Sud has become, over the years, the base of the Low-Cost companies.

TUIfly, Wizz and, above all, RyanAir, ensure direct connections with this airport to the main destinations in Europe. Duty-Free, kiosks, boutiques, shopping areas, no shortage inside the airport. In addition, free WI-FI is available within the entire area.

Charleroi Bruxelles Sud

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Here is a list of the main direct connections* with Charleroi Bruxelles Sud Airport:


ALBANIA: Tirana.
AUSTRIA: Vienna.
BOSNIA: Banja Luka.
BULGARIA: Sofia, Varna.
CROATIA: Pula, Rijeka, Skopje, Zadar, Zagreb.
CZECH REP: Prague.
DENMARK: Billund, Copenhagen.
ENGLAND: Manchester.
FINLAND: Helsinki.
FRANCE: Ajaccio, Bastia, Bergerac, Béziers, Bordeaux, Calvi, Carcassonne, Figari, La Rochelle, Marseille, Nîmes, Perpignan, Toulon, Toulouse.
GREECE: Athens, Chania, Corfu, Heraklion, Paphos, Rhodes, Santorini, Thessaloniki, Zakynthos.
HUNGARY: Budapest, Debrecen.
KOSOVO: Pristina.
IRELAND: Dublin.
ITALY: Alghero, Ancona, Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Brindisi, Cagliari, Comiso, Genoa, Lamezia Terme, Naples, Palermo, Perugia, Pescara, Pisa, Rome–Ciampino, Trapani, Treviso, Trieste, Turin, Verona.
MALTA: Malta.
POLAND: Kraków, Poznań, Warsaw–Chopin, Warsaw–Modlin, Wrocław.
PORTUGAL: Faro, Porto
ROMANIA: Bacău, Bucharest, Chișinău, Cluj-Napoca, Iași, Sibiu, Suceava, Timișoara.
SCOTLAND: Edinburgh, Glasgow.
SLOVAKIA: Bratislava.
SLOVENIA: Ljubljana.
SPAIN: Alicante, Almería, Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Girona, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Madrid, Málaga, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Reus, Santander, Seville, Tenerife–South, Valencia, Zaragoza.
SWEDEN: Stockholm–Arlanda.


ALGERIA: Algiers, Béjaïa, Constantine, Oran, Tlemcen.
EGYPT: Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh.
GUADALOUPE (FRANCE): Pointe-à-Pitre.
MARTINIQUE (FRANCE): Fort-de-France.
MOROCCO: Agadir, Al Hoceima, Casablanca, Essaouira, Fes, Marrakesh, Nador, Oujda, Rabat, Tangier, Tétouan.
TUNISIA: Djerba, Enfidha, Tunis.
TURKEY: Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen.


From the airport there are two possibilities: the shuttle, or the combined bus + train route. If your destination is Bruges, Brussels, Gent, Lille, Luxembourg, Metz or Nancy, the shuttle is the best solution. Otherwise, the combined Bus + Train solution is preferable.


Brussels City Shuttle is the easiest and fastest way to reach Brussels. The times of the shuttles are in reference to those of the flights, starting from 03:30 in the morning until late evening. Departures every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €14.70 per adult, one way. All the info is available on the official website from this link. is a company that deals with road transfers from numerous European airports; among these, there is also the Charleroi Bruxelles Sud airport. The shuttles depart and arrive a few steps from the entrance to terminal 1. A really comfortable, efficient and economical service: prices starting from only € 5.00 per adult, depending on the route.

There are 9 daily connections to Bruges and Ghent. Direct connections to Lille. Departures for Luxembourg and Metz, via Bastogne, Arlon or Thionville. For all the info, you can consult the official website. We recommend purchasing tickets directly online. Prices obviously vary according to the route; for Bruges, for example, the price is € 18.20 per adult.


We recommend the combined bus / train solution, if your destination could not be reached by the convenient shuttle. On the official website of the Belgian railways you can consult the timetable and details, through this link. To buy the ticket, just enter as departure, or destination “Charleroi-South Airport“; subsequently, you have to select the product “Billets Charleroi Airport

The bus to Charleroi Central Railway Station takes about 20 minutes from the airport. On the official TEC website which manages the connection, you can consult bus timetables.

*The list is subject to change. All links, updated, are available on the official website. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, connections and timetables may be changed. Before leaving, it is recommended that you inform yourself about the laws and regulations in Belgium.

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