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There are 7 ways to get from Cortona 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 via Florence

  1. Take the train from Camuccia-Cortona to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Valdichiana to Settimo Torinese
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

Train

  1. Take the train from Terontola-Cortona to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Camuccia-Cortona to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza to Savona
  3. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione

Drive

  1. Drive from Cortona to Alba

Train, fly to Turin

  1. Take the train from Camuccia-Cortona to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Turin (TRN)
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

Train, fly to Genoa

  1. Take the train from Camuccia-Cortona to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Genoa (GOA)
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti

Cortona to Alba by train

The train journey time between Cortona and Alba is around 7h 29m and covers a distance of around 614 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 49m. The fastest train normally takes 6h 26m. Operated by Trenitalia and Trenitalia Frecce, the Cortona to Alba train service departs from Camuccia-Cortona and arrives in Alba. Typically 60 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:
5h 39m
Layover time:
1h 49m
Total time:
7h 29m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 26m
Train distance:
614 km
Trains per week:
60
Cheapest price:
€42
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:25
Last train departs at:
17:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cortona to Alba train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Cortona to Alba is to bus which costs €28 - €45 and takes 11h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Cortona to Alba is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cortona to Alba. However, there are services departing from S.P.71 N.C. 43 Le Piagge and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Valdichiana, Fermata 1356 - ROSSELLI, Fermata 748 - SOFIA and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cortona to Alba. However, there are services departing from Camuccia-Cortona and arriving at Alba via Firenze S.M.N. and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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The distance between Cortona and Alba is 353 km. The road distance is 497.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cortona to Alba without a car is to train via Florence which takes 7h 22m and costs €40 - €130.

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It takes approximately 7h 22m to get from Cortona to Alba, including transfers.

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Cortona to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, depart from Valdichiana station.

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Cortona to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Camuccia-Cortona station.

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The best way to get from Cortona to Alba is to train via Florence which takes 7h 22m and costs €40 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €45 and takes 11h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Cortona to Alba.
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  • Distance: 353.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 22m

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

You can take a train from Cortona to Alba via Firenze S.M.N. and Torino Porta Susa in around 7h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cortona to Alba via Foiano Banca Mps, Valdichiana, Settimo Torinese, Fermata 1356 - ROSSELLI, Fermata 748 - SOFIA, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 11h 21m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Rome to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
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 Camuccia-Cortona to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
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
Train from Camuccia-Cortona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €25
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€23 - €25
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 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 Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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 Terontola-Cortona to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€21 - €30
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 Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Valdichiana to Settimo Torinese
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l.
Phone
+39 0173 290047
Email
info@giorsbus.com
Website
giorsbus.com
Bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cortona to Alba is 498 km. It takes approximately 4h 49m to drive from Cortona to Alba.

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