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There are 10 ways to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Alessandria Re / ...

88€ - 178€

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Bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Turin N527 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Alessandria 49

24€ - 42€

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Train via Aix-les-Bains  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard Ter
  3. Take the train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Alessandria Re / ...

87€ - 181€

Train, bus  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Perrache Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Turin
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Alessandria Re / ...

49€ - 120€

Drive  •  5h 35m

  1. Drive from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria 548.4 km

65€ - 100€

Fly Clermont-Ferrand to Milan Linate, train  •  8h 36m

  1. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Milan Linate (LIN) CFE - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Alessandria

78€ - 308€

Fly Clermont-Ferrand to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Fly from Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CFE - MXP
  2. Take the train from Novara to Alessandria

137€ - 379€

Train to Lyon, fly to Nice, bus, train  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Alessandria

121€ - 329€

Train to Lyon, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  3. Take the train from Novara to Alessandria

114€ - 275€

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  4. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Alessandria

135€ - 318€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alessandria is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria is to bus which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 10h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria is to drive which takes 5h 35m and costs 65€ - 100€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria. However, there are services departing from Gare SNCF and arriving at Alessandria via Clermont-Ferrand and Turin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria. However, there are services departing from Clermont-Ferrand and arriving at Alessandria via Lyon Part Dieu, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 22m.

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The distance between Clermont-Ferrand Station and Alessandria is 441 km. The road distance is 548.4 km.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria without a car is to train which takes 9h 22m and costs 85€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 9h 22m to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria, including transfers.

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Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Clermont-Ferrand station.

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Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Clermont-Ferrand station.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria is to train which takes 9h 22m and costs 85€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 10h 2m.

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  • Distance: 441.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 22m

What companies run services between Clermont-Ferrand Station, France and Alessandria, Italy?

You can take a train from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria via Lyon Part Dieu, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Lingotto in around 9h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria via Salins Coubertin, Clermont-Ferrand, and Turin in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Milan Linate via Paris CDG, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 220€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Milan Linate via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Clermont-Ferrand to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
50€ - 120€
Train operators
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 Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Rail 1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Aix Les Bains Le Revard
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Clermont Ferrand to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Aix Les Bains Le Revard to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
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 Lingotto to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Train from Novara to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
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 Torino Lingotto to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
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 Torino Lingotto to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 15€
Base Standard
24€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 13€
Base Standard
23€ - 30€
Base Premium
29€ - 45€
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 Milano Lambrate to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Trenord
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 Lyon Perrache to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Clermont-Ferrand to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
InterSaj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Turin to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Schedules at
saj.it
Book at
intersajticket.it

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There is no direct flight from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria bus services, operated by InterSaj, arrive at Alessandria station.

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Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alessandria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria is 548 km. It takes approximately 5h 35m to drive from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Alessandria.

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KLM, Alitalia and Air France offer flights from Clermont-Ferrand Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Alessandria. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Clermont-Ferrand Station to Clermont-Ferrand Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs 8€ - 16€.

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