If there are changes in your route, make sure you always have enough time to walk from one platform to the other and never forget the possibility of delay that could make you miss the second train.
For short distances like between Ypres 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.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Ypres and Charleroi?
The trains to Charleroi will leave from Ieper and will arrive at Charleroi-Sud.
What time do the trains to Charleroi leave and how long is the journey?
On average, it takes 4 hours and 45 minutes to get to Charleroi by train, but you will need 2 hours and 51 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 07:11, whereas the last one leaves Ypres at 22:11.