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There are 4 ways to get from Alessandria to Alba by train, bus, taxi or car

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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

Alessandria to Alba by train and bus

The journey time between Alessandria and Alba is around 1h 33m and covers a distance of around 73 km. This includes an average layover time of around 18 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 12m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Alessandria to Alba service departs from Alessandria and arrives in Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria. Typically 87 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 14m
Layover time:
18 min
Total time:
1h 33m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 12m
Journey distance:
73 km
Services per week:
87
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:20
Last service departs at:
20:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Alessandria to Alba train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Alessandria → Alba
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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 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.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alessandria to Alba is to drive which costs €8 - €13 and takes 45 min.

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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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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 2h 50m.

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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 train and line 045 bus which takes 1h 55m and costs €5 - €45.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Alessandria to Alba, including transfers.

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Alessandria to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Alessandria 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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  • Distance: 51 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

You can take a train from Alessandria to Alba via Torino Lingotto in around 2h 50m.

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
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €6
Train from Alessandria to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
50 min
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
Twice 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
48 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
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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