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There are 11 ways to get from Angoulême to Alba by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  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

€190 - €254

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17h

  1. Take the bus from Angoulême to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Torino - Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

€33 - €42

9 alternative options

Train via Lyon  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to St Pierre Des Corps Tgv
  2. Take the train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Lyon Part Dieu Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter
  4. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€173 - €309

Bus, train  •  19h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Angoulême Gare SNCF to Gare SNCF 1
  2. Take the bus from Périgueux to Grenoble
  3. Take the bus from Grenoble to Turin 503 / ...
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€47 - €65

Drive  •  9h 3m

  1. Drive from Angoulême to Alba 868 km

€110 - €160

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Lyon, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Lyon (LYS) BOD - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€142 - €286

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Marseille, drive  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Marseille (MRS) BOD - MRS
  3. Drive from Marseille to Alba

€106 - €260

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Nice, bus, train  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Nice (NCE) BOD - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Savona
  4. Take the train from Savona to Carmagnola

€103 - €277

Bus to Limoges, fly to Lyon, train  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Angouleme-Gare Sncf to Limoges-Gare Des Benedictins
  2. Fly from Limoges (LIG) to Lyon (LYS) LIG - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Geneva, bus, train  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Geneva (GVA) BOD - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
  4. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€124 - €321

Train, train to La Rochelle, fly to Nice, bus  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Saintes
  2. Take the train from Saintes to La Rochelle Ville
  3. Fly from La Rochelle (LRH) to Nice (NCE) LRH - NCE
  4. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Savona
  5. Take the train from Savona to Carmagnola

€104 - €313

Angoulême to Alba by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Angoulême and Alba is around 16h 59m and covers a distance of around 1230 km. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 16m. Operated by TGV inOui, Paris Metro and Trenitalia, the Angoulême to Alba service departs from Angouleme and arrives in Alba. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
16h 59m
Fastest journey time:
10h 16m
Journey distance:
1230 km
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€190
Carbon emissions:
64 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:37
Last service departs at:
21:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Angoulême to Alba train, walk and subway schedules

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  • 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
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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 Angoulême to Alba is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 17h.

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The quickest way to get from Angoulême to Alba is to train and fly and drive which costs €100 - €260 and takes 8h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Angoulême to Alba. However, there are services departing from Angoulême and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Bordeaux City Centre, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h.

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No, there is no direct train from Angoulême to Alba. However, there are services departing from Angouleme and arriving at Alba via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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It is 626 km from Angoulême to Alba. It is approximately 868 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Angoulême to Alba without a car is to train which takes 11h 26m and costs €190 - €260.

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It takes approximately 11h 26m to get from Angoulême to Alba, including transfers.

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

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Angoulême to Alba train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Angouleme station.

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The best way to get from Angoulême to Alba is to train which takes 11h 26m and costs €190 - €260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 17h.

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  • Distance: 626.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 26m

What companies run services between Angoulême, France and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Angoulême to Alba via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Angoulême to Alba via Bordeaux City Centre, Torino - Bus station, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 17h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €290
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from La Rochelle to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €190
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €240
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€95 - €240
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Limoges to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €280
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Chalair Aviation
Website
chalair.eu
Flights from Limoges to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €280
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€11 - €110
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Train operators
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 Angouleme to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€75 - €95
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
Train from Angouleme to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €100
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€33 - €39
1st Class
€29 - €34
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
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 Savona to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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 Angoulême to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St-Pierre-des-Corps to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€130 - €230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Angoulême to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St Pierre Des Corps to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€50 - €80
Rail 1st Class
€70 - €110
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€23 - €35
Train from Angouleme to Saintes
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Saintes to La Rochelle Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €30
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
Bus from Angoulême to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Périgueux to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
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 Angoulême to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Car Aquitaine
Phone
0 800 64 40 47
Website
transports.nouvelle-aquitaine.fr
Bus from Angoulême Gare SNCF to Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Website
Car Aquitaine
CITRAM Charente
Phone
05.45.25.99.99
Email
infos@citram-charente.fr
Website
citram-charente.fr
Bus from Angouleme-Gare Sncf to Limoges-Gare Des Benedictins
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
citram-charente.fr

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

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