The city of Charleroi is situated in the Hainaut Province in Belgium. It’s proximity to Brussels has meant an influx of visitors over the years due to budget airlines setting up at the airport.
Charleroi Airport or Brussels South Charleroi Airport as it also known is located eight kilometres from Charleroi and forty six kilometres from Brussels. Passenger numbers have grown steadily with almost three million people using the airport in 2008. This represents an increase of over two million in the last 8 years. Another terminal has been opened which allows Charleroi Airport to cater for up to five million passengers per year.
There are local buses available to take passengers to Charleroi Train Station. This journey takes less than twenty minutes and runs every half hour. There are also direct buses to Brussels available. Drive time is around one hour with twenty services available per day.
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Ryanair is the main airline operating at Charleroi with fifty eight routes available at the time of writing. Some of the routes available include Dublin, Bratislava, Edinburgh, Stockholm, Glasgow, Brindisi and Venice. Wizz Air offer flights to Prague, Budapest, Sofia and Warsaw while there are also flights offered by Jet4you, On Air, Air Arabia and Jetairfly.