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There are 5 ways to get from Chiavenna to Alba by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Colico to Milano Centrale Re8
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

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Train via Turin  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Colico to Milano Centrale Re8
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

Bus, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Chiavenna, Stazione to Lugano, Stazione Nord 631
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2 S50
  3. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport T1 to Turin Corso Bolzano
  4. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

Bus  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Campodolcino to Milano - Lampugnano M1 20
  2. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano to Turin C Vittorio 726 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Chiavenna to Alba 270.4 km

Chiavenna to Alba by train

The train journey time between Chiavenna and Alba is around 5h 28m and covers a distance of around 322 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 25m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 28m. Services are operated by Trenord, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia and others. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 3m
Layover time:
1h 25m
Total time:
5h 28m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 28m
Train distance:
322 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€27
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:25
Last train departs at:
15:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chiavenna to Alba train schedules

Chiavenna → Alba
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  • 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
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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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.

Last updated: 27 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Chiavenna to Alba is to bus which costs €23 - €65 and takes 9h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Chiavenna to Alba is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chiavenna to Alba. However, there are services departing from Chiavenna FS and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Campodolcino, Milan Lampugnano, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chiavenna to Alba. However, there are services departing from Chiavenna and arriving at Alba via Colico, Milano Centrale and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Chiavenna and Alba is 209 km. The road distance is 270.4 km.

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The best way to get from Chiavenna to Alba without a car is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs €22 - €80.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Chiavenna to Alba, including transfers.

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Chiavenna to Alba bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Campodolcino station.

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Chiavenna to Alba train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Colico station.

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The best way to get from Chiavenna to Alba is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs €22 - €80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €65 and takes 9h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Chiavenna to Alba.
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  • Distance: 209.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Chiavenna, Italy and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Chiavenna to Alba via Colico, Milano Centrale, and Torino Porta Susa in around 6h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chiavenna to Alba via Campodolcino Corti, Campodolcino, Milano - Lampugnano M1, Milan Lampugnano, Turin C Vittorio, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 9h 14m.

Train operators
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 Colico to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Trenord
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Trenord
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
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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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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
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 Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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 Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chiavenna, Stazione to Lugano, Stazione Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport T1 to Turin Corso Bolzano
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Bus from Campodolcino to Milano - Lampugnano M1
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Turin C Vittorio
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Marino Autolinee
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.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Marozzi VT
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Turin Corso Vittorio Emanuele II
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
Itabus
Inter Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Turin Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €17
Website
Inter Saj
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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Chiavenna to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, arrive at Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chiavenna to Alba is 270 km. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Chiavenna to Alba.

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