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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Alba by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Turin, train  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Turin (TRN) BER - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€51 - €241

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BER - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€35 - €213

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Fly to Genoa, train  •  10h 19m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Genoa (GOA) BER - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti

€69 - €215

Fly to Cuneo  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cuneo (CUF) BER - CUF

€130 - €382

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BER - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€44 - €239

Train  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Spiez Ice
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Rho-Fiera Milano Ec
  3. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€244 - €407

Bus  •  20h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Milan N95
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Turin 726 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

€58 - €84

Train, night train  •  24h 34m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Milano Lambrate Nj
  3. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Asti Re

€241 - €332

Drive  •  10h 49m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Alba 1179.4 km

€140 - €220

Berlin to Alba by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Alba is around 26h 1m and covers a distance of around 1446 km. The fastest train normally takes 26h 1m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia and others, the Berlin to Alba train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Alba. Typically two trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
26h 1m
Fastest train time:
26h 1m
Trains per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€248
Carbon emissions:
76 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:52
Last train departs at:
11:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Alba train schedules

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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.

Yes, entry into Germany from Italy is currently restricted.

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The cost-effective way to get from Berlin to Alba is to fly and train, which costs €35 - €220 and takes 8h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Alba is to fly and train which costs €35 - €220 and takes 8h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Alba. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Milan, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Alba. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Alba via Spiez, Rho-Fiera Milano and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 34m.

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The distance between Berlin and Alba is 955 km. The road distance is 1179.4 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Alba without a car is to train which takes 16h 34m and costs €240 - €410.

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It takes approximately 8h 52m to get from Berlin to Alba, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Alba train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Alba is to fly which takes 10h 22m and costs €130 - €390. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €240 - €410 and takes 16h 34m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €85 and takes 20h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Alba.
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  • Distance: 954.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 52m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and three other airlines fly from Berlin to Alba 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Alba via Spiez, Rho-Fiera Milano, and Torino Porta Susa in around 16h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €1300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €1200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €1700
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €1600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Genoa via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Genoa via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cuneo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €1500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cuneo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €2000
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cuneo via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €2200
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cuneo via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€90 - €1900
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cuneo via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €110
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Genoa via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €95
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €95
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €220
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Genoa via Tirana
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cuneo via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €370
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
Train from Milano Lambrate to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €19
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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
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 Berlin Hbf to Spiez
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€170 - €240
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€160 - €230
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 Spiez to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €110
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
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Torino - Autostazione C.So Vittorio Emanuele 131
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Baltour
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Marozzi VT
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
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
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Milano to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Turin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, arrive at Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Alba is 1179 km. It takes approximately 10h 49m to drive from Berlin to Alba.

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easyJet, Vueling Airlines, Alitalia and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Turin Airport.

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There are 264+ hotels available in Alba. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs €2 - €8.

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