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How to get from Edinburgh to Charleroi?

Are you planning to travel to Charleroi from Edinburgh and looking for the best transport options for your trip? We know that it is often difficult to choose the best way to travel from Edinburgh to Charleroi, whether it is for price, time or convenience reasons. Vivanoda will help you find all the transport solutions for travelling between Edinburgh and Charleroi, whether by plane, train, coach or carpool.

With detailed information on each mode of transport and on the transport companies (First TransPennine Express, National Express, MegaBus, FlixBus or FlyBE), you can easily compare fares, timetables and travel times, in order to choose the option that best suits your needs.

Whether you are a budget traveller or looking for a quick and convenient way to travel between Edinburgh and Charleroi, we have all the information you need to plan an unforgettable Edinburgh Charleroi trip.

For your trip from Edinburgh to Charleroi, you have several transport options

Edinburgh to Charleroi bus

Buses are often the most economical choice for travel from Edinburgh to Charleroi, offering direct travel options or with intermediate stops.

Edinburgh to Charleroi train

If you like to travel in a more environmentally friendly and economical way, the Edinburgh Charleroi train is ideal and meets your expectations.

Flights Edinburgh Charleroi

Many flights connect Edinburgh to Charleroi every day, offering a quick and convenient option for travellers. If you are in a hurry, flying is the fastest way to get to Charleroi in record time.

Carpooling Edinburgh Charleroi

Carpooling between Edinburgh and Charleroi is perfect if you want to travel to Charleroi in good company and reduce transport costs. But there can be limited flexibility in terms of timetables and pick-up points in either Edinburgh or Charleroi.

Whichever option you choose, our price comparison tool will help you find the most suitable Edinburgh to Charleroi transport option for your needs and budget.

Travel information for Edinburgh Charleroi

City of departure
United Kingdom
Destination city
496 mi
Direct connection
Yes, direct connection by flights
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Plan your trip from Edinburgh to Charleroi easily with Vivanoda

Plan your trip from Edinburgh to Charleroi easily with Vivanoda

With Vivanoda you can easily compare all available modes of transport, such as flights, trains, buses and carpools, according to your preferences and budget. You can also filter the results by price, travel time, schedule and comfort options. Thanks to its ease of use and clarity, Vivanoda allows you to find the tickets between Edinburgh and Charleroi that best suit your needs in a few clicks. Vivanoda also displays all the special offers and promotions of different airlines such as First TransPennine Express, National Express, MegaBus, FlixBus or FlyBE to help you save on your tickets. So don't hesitate and use Vivanoda now to prepare your trip between Edinburgh and Charleroi with peace of mind!

Comparison of the modes of transport between Edinburgh and Charleroi

Advantages and disadvantages of travelling by train from Edinburgh to Charleroi?
Environmentally friendly The Edinburgh-Charleroi train is considered to be a more environmentally friendly means of transport than flying or driving alone.
Accessibility Train stations in Edinburgh or Charleroi are located in the city centre, making it easy to use other means of transport to reach the city centre.
Speed Edinburgh to Charleroi trains are often much faster than buses or cars.
Flexibility Edinburgh Charleroi train times may be limited and it may be more difficult to change trains if necessary.
Cost Edinburgh Charleroi train tickets can be more expensive than coach or carpool tickets, especially on high-speed trains.
Advantages and disadvantages of carpooling from Edinburgh to Charleroi?
Flexible Carpooling from Edinburgh to Charleroi is often more flexible than other modes of transport.
Environmentally friendly By sharing a car with someone else you reduce the environmental impact of a trip from Edinburgh to Charleroi.
Economical Carpooling from Edinburgh to Charleroi is often the most economical way to travel.
Feeling insecure It may happen that you feel unsafe in the car with the driver, due to his or her attitude or driving style.
Comfort You have to share the space in the car with other passengers during the whole journey from Edinburgh to Charleroi.
Availability Finding availability for a carpool from Edinburgh to Charleroi can be tricky, especially if you plan ahead. Most carpools are only available a few days or weeks before departure.
Advantages and disadvantages of travelling by coach from Edinburgh to Charleroi?
On-board services Modern buses between Edinburgh and Charleroi are usually equipped with comfortable seats, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, power points and toilets.
Flexibility Bus companies offer a variety of timetable options for travel between Edinburgh and Charleroi, which can be convenient if you have specific time constraints.
Prices Coach tickets from Edinburgh to Charleroi are often much cheaper than train or plane tickets to Charleroi (and sometimes cheaper than carpooling), making it an affordable option for budget-conscious travellers.
Travel time Buses from Edinburgh to Charleroi are usually much slower than trains to Charleroi to cover the 496 mi distance.
Comfort Edinburgh-Charleroi buses can be less comfortable than trains, due to reduced legroom and the quality of the suspension.
Advantages and disadvantages of flying from Edinburgh to Charleroi?
Choice of airlines There are many airlines operating flights from Edinburgh to Charleroi, both direct and with a stopover, giving travellers a wide choice.
Speed Flying between Edinburgh and Charleroi is the fastest way to travel the 496 mi between Edinburgh and Charleroi.
Environmental disadvantages Flights to Edinburgh Charleroi have a negative impact on the environment due to greenhouse gas emissions, as flying is one of the most polluting modes of transport.
Security checks Travellers to Charleroi often have to arrive at Edinburgh airport early due to strict security checks.
Prices Air tickets from Edinburgh to Charleroi can be more expensive than train or coach tickets, especially during busy periods (holidays, weekends, etc.).

Where to start from in Edinburgh? Where do I arrive in Charleroi?

Edinburgh departure bus stations

Edinburgh Bus Station

Edinburgh Departure Stations

Edinburgh Waverley
Haymarket (Edinburgh)

Departure airports in Edinburgh


Charleroi Arrival Airports

Charleroi Brussels South
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3 tips for cheaper travel between Edinburgh and Charleroi

Have you decided to travel from Edinburgh to Charleroi and are looking for ways to save money on your travel ticket? Here are 3 handy tips to save money on your journey. Whether you choose to travel by coach, train, flights or carpooling, these tips will help you find the best fares for your Edinburgh to Charleroi trip.

  • 1. Be flexible on dates
    Edinburgh-Charleroi tickets are often cheaper during the week than at the weekend. If you can afford to travel to Charleroi during the week rather than at the weekend, you could save money on your Edinburgh-Charleroi ticket. Moreover, being flexible on dates can also help you find the best prices to Charleroi.
  • 2. Avoid peak times
    Edinburgh-Charleroi tickets are very often cheaper if you travel outside of rush hour. By avoiding these busy times of the day, you could save money on your travel ticket. In addition, travelling to Charleroi during off-peak hours can give you a more comfortable journey.
  • 3. Compare prices
    Using Vivanoda is a great way to find the best prices for your trip from Edinburgh to Charleroi. It allows you to compare fares from different transport providers in one search and find the best price for your stay in Charleroi.

coach Edinburgh Charleroi

The average price of a bus ticket for the Edinburgh-Charleroi route varies depending on the carrier and the time of booking. On certain busy dates, prices can double! Compare all coach prices from Edinburgh to Charleroi on Vivanoda.

The frequency of departures to Edinburgh from Charleroi varies depending on the carrier, the time period and the day of the week. To get a complete overview of all coach departures to Charleroi, please specify your departure date and search on Vivanoda.

The duration of the bus journey between Edinburgh and Charleroi usually varies depending on traffic conditions and any stops along the way. Vivanoda will allow you to see in real time all the buses travelling to Charleroi for your travel date.

Most carriers allow you to book seats online for an Edinburgh-Charleroi bus. There is often a charge for this service.

Passengers are generally allowed to take luggage on the Edinburgh-Charleroi bus, but it is important to check the weight and size limits with the carrier. The number of pieces of luggage is also very often limited.

Edinburgh-Charleroi buses are generally equipped with air-conditioning to keep passengers comfortable, especially in the summer when temperatures are high.

Bus companies Edinburgh Charleroi

National Express
National Express
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Trains Edinburgh Charleroi

Trains between Edinburgh and Charleroi are equipped with power sockets and free Wi-Fi for passengers. Power sockets are available in most carriages, while the Wi-Fi connection may be unstable in some areas.

Train tickets from Edinburgh to Charleroi can be refunded or exchanged but are usually more expensive. The cheapest tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

There may be a price difference depending on the time of day you travel by train from Edinburgh to Charleroi. Tickets purchased during off-peak hours are cheaper than those purchased during peak hours. To get a detailed overview of all prices, Vivanoda compares all modes of transport between Edinburgh and Charleroi.

The average train journey time from Edinburgh to Charleroi depends on the type of train you take. Regional or intercity trains to Charleroi are slower than high-speed trains. Compare the duration of all trips by doing a price search on Vivanoda.

It is recommended to book your train ticket from Edinburgh to Charleroi at least a few weeks in advance to get the best price.

Passengers can of course take luggage with them on the train from Edinburgh to Charleroi. There is no weight limit, but some train companies limit the amount of luggage you can take with you and require you to pay a supplement. On the other hand, the size of the luggage should be reasonable, as space inside the train is often limited.

Train companies from Edinburgh to Charleroi

First TransPennine Express
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Flights Edinburgh Charleroi

Airlines Edinburgh Charleroi

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Carpool Edinburgh Charleroi

On Vivanoda, our platform for comparing transport modes between Edinburgh and Charleroi, you will have access to all available carpooling offers with price, estimated duration and pick-up locations.

The average cost of a carpool from Edinburgh to Charleroi depends on a number of factors, including the time of year, demand and supply, and the carpooling platform used. To get a very accurate estimate of the price and availability of a carpooling trip from Edinburgh to Charleroi, start a search on Vivanoda by entering your travel dates.

Carpooling is considered a more environmentally friendly option than other modes of transport, as it reduces CO2 emissions by reducing the number of cars on the road. However, this depends on the number of people sharing the same vehicle and the fuel consumption of the vehicle.

It is possible to book a carpool at the last minute, but this depends on the availability of drivers and the demand for the journey. It is recommended to book your carpool in advance to guarantee your trip.

Carpool drivers often have restrictions on large luggage due to the limited space in the vehicle. It is therefore recommended that you contact the driver prior to your trip to Edinburgh Charleroi to discuss these issues.

The duration of a carpool trip between Edinburgh and Charleroi also depends on the traffic conditions and the route taken by the driver. By starting a price search on Vivanoda now, you will get the estimated time for each available carpool offer.

Carpooling platform Edinburgh Charleroi

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