In addition to its road networks and highly developed soft mobility, public transport (bus, train, metro) serves the whole of the region. As for the airport, (Brussels South Charleroi Airport - the second largest in Belgium), it links Charleroi Métropole to the entire world!
Charleroi Métropole is served by train, bus and metro
All of Charleroi Métropole is accessible by public transport. Contact the transport operators, such as the TEC, for buses and the metro, or the SNCB for trains. Charleroi Métropole has a number of railway stations. It takes 50 minutes to travel from Charleroi to Brussels by train with 45 trains per day.
The City Pass is a new pass which enables you to use SNCB trains and TEC Charleroi buses, trams and metros in an area covering the largest employment centres in Charleroi Métropole and the main school zones.
Charleroi Airport, second-largest of the country
Charleroi Airport, Brussels South Charleroi Airport, is located 10 minutes from the city centre. It welcomes 8 million passengers per year. It offers flights to more than 140 destinations and you can now fly to China! Make the most of passing through the airport to visit Charleroi and sample one of our local specialities thanks to shuttle buses to the city centre.
Carsharing in Charleroi Métropole
Charleroi Métropole has a number of carshare parking spaces.Find a partner via Carpool or via Je suis un citoyen en voiture. Shared cars are also available, primarily thanks to Cambio.
Charleroi Métropole by bike
A number of RAVeL and crossroads (‘points-noeuds’) link the towns and villages. These paths and crossings allow cyclists to discover the region on two wheels. More information on RAVeL, the crossroads (‘points-nœuds’) and the tourist office websites (Maison du tourisme de Charleroi, Maison du Tourisme Pays des Lacs, Maison du Tourisme des canaux et châteaux).
Strolling at the heart of Charleroi Métropole
Charleroi city centre is a pedestrianised zone which will allow you to make multiple discoveries both in terms of businesses and a number of restaurants and cafés which propose innovative concepts. All of the region’s other boroughs are built around historic centres and commercial centres which are worth the detour!