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

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Recommended option

Bus, train via Carmagnola  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON to Italie - OULX Gare TGV - MONTGENEVRE I
  2. Take the train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Torino Porta Nuova Re
  3. Take the train from Carmagnola to Alba Re

€18 - €36

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON to Italie - OULX Gare TGV - MONTGENEVRE I
  2. Take the bus from Oulx to Turin 480
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

€16 - €23

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON to Italie - OULX Gare TGV - MONTGENEVRE I
  2. Take the train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Torino Porta Nuova Re
  3. Take the bus from Torino - Torino Esposizioni to Alba - Autostazione 108 / ...

€17 - €29

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Briançon to Alba 163.3 km

€20 - €30

Briançon to Alba by bus and train

The journey time between Briançon and Alba is around 6h 33m and covers a distance of around 172 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 13m. Operated by Zou! Hautes-Alpes and Trenitalia, the Briançon to Alba service departs from Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON and arrives in Alba. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 33m
Fastest journey time:
4h 13m
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:05
Last service departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Briançon to Alba bus and train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Briançon to Alba is to bus which costs €15 - €23 and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Briançon to Alba is to drive which costs €20 - €30 and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Briançon to Alba. However, there are services departing from Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Oulx, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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It is 112 km from Briançon to Alba. It is approximately 163.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Briançon to Alba without a car is to bus and train via Carmagnola which takes 5h 26m and costs €17 - €40.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Briançon to Alba, including transfers.

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Briançon to Alba bus services, operated by Zou! Hautes-Alpes, depart from Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Briançon to Alba is 163 km. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Briançon to Alba.

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

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Map of how to get from Briançon to Alba.
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  • Distance: 112 km
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Briançon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a bus from Briançon to Alba via Oulx, Turin, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 5h 35m.

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 Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Carmagnola to Alba
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €7
Bus operators
Zou! Hautes-Alpes
Phone
0033 04 92 502 505
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from Briançon - Champ de Mars - BRIANCON to Italie - OULX Gare TGV - MONTGENEVRE
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Zou! Hautes-Alpes
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 Oulx to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AUTOLINEE GIACHINO S.r.l.
Phone
+39 0141 937510
Email
info@autolineegiachino.it
Website
autolineegiachino.it
Bus from Torino - Torino Esposizioni to Alba - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
AUTOLINEE GIACHINO S.r.l.

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