If you are flexible with your travel dates, always consider that you can buy extremely cheap train tickets if you avoid travelling in the weekends and if you choose to travel during the low season.
For short distances like between Mechelen and Charleroi, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.
Which stations serve the rail line Mechelen - Charleroi?
The trains to Charleroi leave Mechelen from Mechelen and arrive in Charleroi-Sud.
When are the first and last trains from Mechelen to Charleroi scheduled?
The first train to Charleroi leaves at 11:06, whereas the last one at 22:06. To get from Mechelen to Charleroi by train, you will need 1 hour and 18 minutes.