Transportation

Airport in Charleroi

Charleroi Airport

Around 6km north of Charleroi, this is Belgium’s main hub for budget airlines, notably Ryanair. Two or three coaches per hour take 55 minutes to Brussels. Flibco (www.flibco.com) offers connections to Luxembourg, Br…
Shuttle in Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure

Mobilacs

In July and August, this eight-person shuttle goes between Walcourt train station and the Aquacentre (return €5), stopping at Plate Taille and several other places en route. The catch is you must call at least 24 ho…
Train Station in Charleroi

Charleroi-Sud

The city's main train station is a surprisingly grand building, dating from the 19th century and extensively renovated in 2011. It lies on the south bank of the Sambre, and is within an easy walk across the river an…
Train Station in Mons

Train Station

Mons’ train station is 700m west of the Grand Place. A new station (in the same place) designed by the celebrated architect Santiago Calatrava is scheduled for completion by 2020.
Bus Station in Tournai

Bus Station

The bus station is located beside Tournai's train station, about 1km northeast of the cathedral.
Train Station in Tournai

Train Station

The city's train station is located just over 1km northeast of the Grand Place.
Bus Station in Chimay

Gare de Chimay

Has buses to Couvin (€3.50, 50 minutes) and Charleroi (€3.50, 1½ hours).
Bus Station in Mons

TEC Bus Station

Located next to the train station, about 700m west of the centre.
Train Station in Binche

Gare de Binche

Trains to and from Brussels.