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There are 8 ways to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba by train, bus, night train, 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  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€39 - €127

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Bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Turin N521 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014

€25 - €33

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Train, bus  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa 9928 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014 / ...

€32 - €79

Night train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale to Asti Ini

€40 - €59

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba 302.9 km

€35 - €55

Fly to Turin, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Turin (TRN) BLQ - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€28 - €116

Fly to Genoa, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Genoa (GOA) BLQ - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti

€35 - €181

Fly to Cuneo  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Cuneo (CUF) BLQ - CUF

€128 - €586

Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba by bus, train, walk and subway

The journey time between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Alba is around 6h 17m and covers a distance of around 427 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 50m. Operated by TPER spa, ItaloTreno and Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, the Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba service departs from Aeroporto and arrives in Fermata 17659 - ALBA. Typically 54 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 17m
Fastest journey time:
4h 50m
Services per week:
54
Cheapest price:
€32
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:10
Last service departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba bus, train, walk and subway schedules

Bus 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.
Bologna Airport (BLQ) → Alba
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The cheapest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba is to bus which costs €25 - €35 and takes 7h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO and Fermata 161 - NIZZA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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The distance between Bologna Airport (BLQ) and Alba is 259 km. The road distance is 302.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba without a car is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs €35 - €130.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba, including transfers.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna station.

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The best way to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba is to train which takes 5h 25m and costs €35 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 7h 33m, you could also fly, which costs €120 - €600 and takes 9h 45m.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Turin Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, arrive at Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba.
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  • Distance: 258.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Bologna Airport (BLQ), Italy and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba via Bologna, Bologna Centrale, and Torino Porta Susa in around 5h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna Airport (BLQ) to Alba via Ospedale Maggiore, Porta Galliera, Bologna, Turin, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO, and Fermata 161 - NIZZA in around 7h 33m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Rome, Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Olbia, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €1300
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €470
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Bologna to Cuneo via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €1700
Flights from Bologna to Cuneo via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €110
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €120
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Bari
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€20 - €110
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €110
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Bologna to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €1300
Flights from Bologna to Cuneo via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €1700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €150
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bologna to Turin via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Train operators
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 Bologna Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
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
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
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 Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €65
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€25 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€23 - €35
Smart Flex
€45 - €65
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale to Asti
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
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
Bus operators
Gruppo Torinese Trasporti
Phone
800-019152
Website
gtt.to.it
Bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Gruppo Torinese Trasporti
Bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Gruppo Torinese Trasporti
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 Bologna to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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