Charleroi airport to Brussels city transport

Although not the closest airport to Brussels city (55km/~50min), the Charleroi airport is still accessible in many reasonable ways. Low cost airlines such as Ryanair and WizzAir have regular cheap flights at Charleroi.

Charleroi airport to Brussels transfer bus

Brussels airport transfer shuttle bus fleet on location point parked

The most used method to travel from Charleroi Airport to Brussels city center is by a shuttle bus. It goes to and from Brussels-Midi station. From there passengers can continue by many public transport lines to other parts of the city. Metro (underground) is the most convenient.

You can reserve your place on their
Shuttle Bus reservation website

Departure points:

Charleroi airport: exit 4
Brussels city: Gare du midi - Rue de France street

Schedule:

The shuttle bus departs every half an hour.
Precise timetable is available via the link above.

Other information:

Ordering process:

  1. Visit the reservation webpage via the link above
  2. Select one way or return trip, your travel dates and number of tickets. Then hit the "Book now" button.
  3. You will need to register into the website or login with Google or Facebook accounts.
  4. Enter your contact information
  5. Enter your payment information
  6. After the payment is processed you will receive an email with your tickets.
  7. Custommer service is available on their website if a mistake is made.

Door2Gate minibus between Charleroi airport and Brussels

brussels transport charleroi transfer airport minibus door2gate

A minibus transfer that takes you between airport and your accommodation. Just like a taxi directly to your door. But it is cheaper because you share the ride with other passengers.

You select the time of your flight and the Door2Gate service will calculate the exact pick-up time which they will let you know few hours before your travel.

Door2Gate reservation webpage

Departure points:

Charleroi airport: exit 4
Brussels city: Any aaddress between Brussels and Charleroi

Ordering process:

  1. Visit the reservation webpage via the link above
  2. Select your destination. You can select specific address.
  3. Select one way or return trip and select your travel dates and time. You must select also time not only date.
  4. Select number of passengers. Then hit the "Book now" button.
  5. You will need to register into the website or login with Google or Facebook accounts.
  6. Enter your contact information
  7. Enter your payment information
  8. After the payment is processed you will receive an email with your tickets.
  9. Door2Gate service will wait for you when your plane lands.
  10. Door2gate service will contact you with time of pick-up for your journey to airport.
  11. Custommer service is available on their website if a mistake is made.

Charleroi airport to Brussels by taxi

Taxi is undoubtedly the most peaceful way for such transfer. Which is sometimes needed after a flight. You don't have to deal with public transport after getting to Brussels city and it takes you right to your door.

Charleroi to Brussels taxi reservation website

Taxi between Charleroi airport and Brussels city cost €90 for 1 or 2 passergers. It costs €180 for 3 passengers.

BUT BE AWARE: There is not a standardized taxi look and there are many taxi services operating. Some are even unlicensed. So it is always unpredictable to go for a blind journey. The availability, price and person who drives you can be of all sorts. We recommend a taxi service that you can order online and where the driver picks you up with a sign at arrival. It is available non-stop and you can order it on their website through the link above.

Charleroi to Brussels driving directions

Charleroi to Brussels airport transfer by car driving directions

Brussels is about 55 kilometres (34 miles) from Brussels Charleroi Airport. Driving to Brussels from Brussels Charleroi Airport is quite straight forward since the airport is directly south of Brussels city centre. From the north of Brussels Charleroi airport take the E420 which merges onto A54 and drive north for 20 km, exit on A7 and drive 12 km, continue along R0 (outer ring road) for 15 km until you reach exit 18. Journey time is 45 minutes into Brussels city centre.


Charleroi airport parking

To read more about Charleroi airport parking simply go back to the Brussels airports webpage.


Charleroi airport on map

The town of Charleroi with its airport is to the South of Brussels. You can zoom in for more detailed view.