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There are 6 ways to get from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Alba to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the bus from Torino Corso Bolzano to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1

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Bus via Turin

  1. Take the bus from Fermata 17659 - ALBA to Fermata 68 - MOLINETTE OVEST
  2. Take the bus from Torino Corso Bolzano to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1

4 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Alba to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Station
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Alba - Autostazione to Torino - Via Genova 3 - Piazza Carducci
  2. Take the bus from Turin Corso Bolzano to Milan Malpensa Airport T1

Drive

  1. Drive from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport

Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) by train and bus

The journey time between Alba and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is around 4h 19m and covers a distance of around 205 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 7m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 48m. Operated by Trenitalia and Autostradale, the Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) service departs from Alba and arrives in Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1. Typically 58 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 12m
Layover time:
1h 7m
Total time:
4h 19m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 48m
Journey distance:
205 km
Services per week:
58
Cheapest price:
€21
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:07
Last service departs at:
21:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) train and bus schedules

Alba → Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 14 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to bus via Turin which costs €17 - €24 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). However, there are services departing from Fermata 17659 - ALBA and arriving at Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 via Fermata 2057 - MOLINETTE EST and Torino Corso Bolzano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). However, there are services departing from Alba and arriving at Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 via Torino Porta Susa and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Alba and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 116 km. The road distance is 178.4 km.

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The best way to get from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 12m and costs €21 - €35.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), including transfers.

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Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, depart from Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Alba station.

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The best way to get from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to train which takes 4h 30m and costs €23 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).
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  • Distance: 116 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Alba, Piemonte, Italy and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy?

You can take a train from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Milano Centrale Station, and Milano Centrale in around 4h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) via Torino - Via Genova 3 - Piazza Carducci, Metro Carducci, Metro Vinzaglio, and Turin Corso Bolzano in around 4h 38m.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Alba to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Torino Corso Bolzano to Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Bus from Turin Corso Bolzano to Milan Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Gruppo Torinese Trasporti
Phone
800-019152
Website
gtt.to.it
Bus from Alba - Autostazione to Torino - Via Genova 3 - Piazza Carducci
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Gruppo Torinese Trasporti
Bus from Fermata 17659 - ALBA to Fermata 68 - MOLINETTE OVEST
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Gruppo Torinese Trasporti
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport

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Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) bus services, operated by Autostradale, arrive at Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 station.

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Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 178 km. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Alba to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).

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