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Recommended option

Fly to Turin, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Turin (TRN) AMS - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€73 - €167

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Turin 406 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

€58 - €97

6 alternative options

Fly to Genoa, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Genoa (GOA) AMS - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti

€72 - €311

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€64 - €195

Train  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€227 - €386

Train, night bus  •  17h 37m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb Ice
  2. Take the night bus from Basel SBB to Turin Stura
  3. Take the train from Torino Stura to Alba Re

€228 - €391

Drive  •  11h 26m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba 1220.2 km

€150 - €220

Shuttle, bus, train  •  21h 53m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Aigle
  2. Take the bus from Martigny, gare to Aosta, Autostazione 211
  3. Take the train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa Re
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Alba is around 19h 58m and covers a distance of around 1316 km. The fastest train normally takes 14h 38m. Operated by Thalys, Transilien, TGV inOui and others, the Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Alba. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
19h 58m
Fastest train time:
14h 38m
Train distance:
1316 km
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€227
Carbon emissions:
69 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:15
Last train departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba train schedules

Netherlands → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Netherlands.

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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

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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.

No, returning to Netherlands from Italy is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba is to bus, which costs €55 - €100 and takes 22h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba is to fly and train which costs €70 - €170 and takes 6h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Alba via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 22m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Alba is 884 km. The road distance is 1220.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba without a car is to train which takes 12h 22m and costs €220 - €390.

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It takes approximately 6h 52m to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba is to train which takes 12h 22m and costs €220 - €390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €100 and takes 22h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Turin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alba station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba.
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  • Distance: 884.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 52m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 12h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba via Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Milan, Turin, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 22h 43m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €1100
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
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 Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Torino Stura to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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 Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
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 Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€190 - €350
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Basel SBB to Turin Stura
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Milan
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Marozzi VT
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Amsterdam to Aigle
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€160
Book at
Starliner
Service d'automobiles TMR
Phone
+41 27 721 68 40
Email
info@tmrsa.ch
Website
tmrsa.ch
Bus from Martigny, gare to Aosta, Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Service d'automobiles TMR

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba is 1220 km. It takes approximately 11h 26m to drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Alba.

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KLM, Lufthansa and Air Dolomiti offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Turin Airport.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Alba. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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