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There are 5 ways to get from Alessandria to Alba by bus, train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the bus from Alessandria to Alba

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Train, line 045 bus

  1. Take the train from Alessandria to Asti
  2. Take the line 045 bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria

Train

  1. Take the train from Alessandria to Torino Lingotto
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Alba

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Alessandria to Alba

Drive

  1. Drive from Alessandria to Alba
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alba is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alba is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alba is 1.5 metres.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Alessandria to Alba is to train and line 045 bus which costs €5 - €45 and takes 2h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Alessandria to Alba is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs €95 - €120.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alessandria and arriving at Alba. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alessandria to Alba. However, there are services departing from Alessandria and arriving at Alba via Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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The distance between Alessandria and Alba is 51 km. The road distance is 65.6 km.

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The best way to get from Alessandria to Alba without a car is to bus which takes 1h 4m and costs €6 - €19.

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The bus from Alessandria to Alba takes 1h 4m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Alessandria to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Alessandria station.

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Alessandria to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Alessandria station.

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The best way to get from Alessandria to Alba is to bus which takes 1h 4m and costs €6 - €19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €10 - €55 and takes 3h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Alessandria to Alba.
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  • Distance: 51 km
  • Duration: 1h 4m

What companies run services between Alessandria, Italy and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Alessandria to Alba 6 times a week. Tickets cost €6 - €8 and the journey takes 1h 4m. Marino Autolinee also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alessandria to Alba via Torino Lingotto in around 3h 13m.

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 Alessandria to Asti
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €6
Train from Alessandria to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Train from Torino Lingotto to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
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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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Alessandria to Asti
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€3 - €6
Train from Alessandria to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Alessandria to Asti
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€7 - €10
Base Standard
€19 - €26
Base Premium
€25 - €40
Train from Alessandria to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€10 - €15
Base Standard
€24 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Alessandria to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Alessandria Train Station to Alba Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Marino Autolinee
Other operators
Taxi from Alessandria to Alba
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Taxi - A. Esposto Maurizio
Phone
+39 333 442 3683
Noleggio - Taxi Zerbo Guido Stazzano
Phone
+39 366 335 7261

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Alessandria to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Alba station.

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Alessandria to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alessandria to Alba is 66 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Alessandria to Alba.

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