Brussels Charleroi airport (CRL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Brussels South Airport, also known as Charleroi Airport and opened in 1919, is the second-largest in the country. It operates numerous flights within Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean.

Official Website:

Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 and 2, open 24 hours a day and situated next to each other.

Annual passenger traffic: 8.3 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +32 9020 2490 / 7815 2722 - FACEBOOK

Information desks next to the main entrance of Terminal 1 and in the check-in hall of Terminal 2, available from 5:00 am to 10:30 pm.


The airport is located in Gosselies, in the Hainaut province of the Walloon region, 2 km (1.2 miles) north of Charleroi city centre and 46 km (29 miles) south of Brussels.

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Car rental agencies

The counters are located on the first floor.

  1. Avis/Budget (Tel +32 7135 1998 - Tuesday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday and Friday from 8:00 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday from 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm)
  2. Europcar (Tel +32 7189 0400 - weekdays from 8:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Sunday from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
  3. Hertz (Tel +32 7137 7898 - Monday and Friday from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm, Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm)
  4. Sixt (Tel +32 7022 5800 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)

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Parking services at Brussels Charleroi airport (CRL)

There are several parking areas for short and long stays. Prices

Lock Park - Multi-level car park with direct access to the terminals. By reservation only.
P1, P2 - Open air, 5-10 minutes from the main building. Free spaces for motorbikes and bicycles on level 0 of P2.
P3, P4 - Remote areas 20 min. from terminals. By online booking only.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs must inform their airline or travel agent of their needs at least 48 hours in advance.


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Latest updates: August 18, 2023