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

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Train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Beaune to Mâcon Ter
  2. Take the train from Macon Loche Tgv to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

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Bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Perrache 730
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Turin
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

2 alternative options

Train via Chambéry  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Beaune to Lyon Part Dieu Ter
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

Drive  •  5h 21m

  1. Drive from Beaune to Alba 518.6 km

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The cheapest way to get from Beaune to Alba is to bus which costs €40 - €65 and takes 10h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Beaune to Alba is to drive which costs €65 - €100 and takes 5h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Beaune to Alba. However, there are services departing from Beaune and arriving at Alba via Lyon Part Dieu, Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 14m.

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The distance between Beaune and Alba is 358 km. The road distance is 518.6 km.

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The best way to get from Beaune to Alba without a car is to train which takes 8h 58m and costs €75 - €130.

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It takes approximately 8h 58m to get from Beaune to Alba, including transfers.

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Beaune to Alba train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Beaune station.

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The best way to get from Beaune to Alba is to train which takes 8h 58m and costs €75 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 10h 30m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Beaune to Alba is 519 km. It takes approximately 5h 21m to drive from Beaune to Alba.

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  • Distance: 357.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 58m

What companies run services between Beaune, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Beaune to Alba via Mâcon, Gare SNCF, Gare TGV Loché, Macon Loche Tgv, and Torino Porta Susa in around 8h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Beaune to Alba via Chalon-sur-Saône, Chalon-sur-Saône, Lyon Perrache, Turin, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO, and Fermata 161 - NIZZA in around 10h 30m.

Train operators
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 Beaune to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Beaune to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Beaune to Macon Ville
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €29
Train from Beaune to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
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
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 Macon Loche Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €25
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €19
1st Class
€20 - €25
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
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
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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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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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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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 Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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