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There are 7 ways to get from Bordeaux 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

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

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Bus

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

5 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Turin
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Alba

Drive

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Alba

Fly to Turin, train

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Turin (TRN)
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

Fly to Lyon, train

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

Fly to Nice, bus, train

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

Bordeaux to Alba by train

The train journey time between Bordeaux and Alba is around 11h 13m and covers a distance of around 1318 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 45m. The fastest train normally takes 11h 13m. Operated by TGV inOui and Trenitalia, the Bordeaux to Alba train service departs from Bordeaux St Jean and arrives in Alba. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
9h 28m
Layover time:
1h 45m
Total time:
11h 13m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
11h 13m
Train distance:
1318 km
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€195
Carbon emissions:
69 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:40
Last train departs at:
09:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bordeaux to Alba train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Alba is to bus which costs €24 - €35 and takes 14h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Alba is to drive which costs €110 - €170 and takes 9h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bordeaux to Alba. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux City Centre and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Alba. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux St Jean and arriving at Alba via Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 19m.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Alba is 680 km. The road distance is 905.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Alba without a car is to train which takes 11h 19m and costs €190 - €270.

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It takes approximately 11h 19m to get from Bordeaux to Alba, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Alba bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Bordeaux to Alba train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Bordeaux St Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Alba is to train which takes 11h 19m and costs €190 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €35 and takes 14h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Alba.
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  • Distance: 680 km
  • Duration: 11h 19m

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Alba via Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Torino Porta Susa in around 11h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bordeaux to Alba via Torino - Bus station, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 14h 10m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €280
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €190
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Bordeaux to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Turin via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €140
Flights from Bordeaux to Turin via Naples
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €130
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €460
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€150 - €180
1st Class
€170 - €210
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Torino Lingotto to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
Train from Savona to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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
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 Bordeaux City Centre to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
Blablabus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bordeaux to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Nice Airport to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Alba is 905 km. It takes approximately 9h 8m to drive from Bordeaux to Alba.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Turin Airport.

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