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There are 5 ways to get from Crans-Montana to Alba by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Brig to Rho-Fiera Milano Ec
  2. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€61 - €166

Cheapest option

Train, bus #2  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Aosta 226
  3. Take the bus from Aosta Autostazione to Torino - Porta Susa 224 / ...
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€34 - €64

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Turin  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Martigny, gare to Aosta, Autostazione 211
  3. Take the bus from Aosta to Turin
  4. Take the bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

Train, bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Martigny, gare to Aosta, Autostazione 211
  3. Take the train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa Re
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Crans-Montana to Alba 311.4 km

€35 - €60

Crans-Montana to Alba by train

The train journey time between Crans-Montana and Alba is around 6h 28m and covers a distance of around 395 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 28m. Operated by Sierre-Montana-Crans, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), RegionalAlps and others, the Crans-Montana to Alba train service departs from Montana Gare and arrives in Alba. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 28m
Fastest train time:
6h 28m
Train distance:
395 km
Trains per week:
3
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:25
Last train departs at:
07:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Crans-Montana to Alba train schedules

Switzerland → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • 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

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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 Switzerland from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Crans-Montana to Alba is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Crans-Montana to Alba is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Crans-Montana to Alba. However, there are services departing from Montana Gare and arriving at Alba via Sierre/Siders, Brig, Rho-Fiera Milano and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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It is 185 km from Crans-Montana to Alba. It is approximately 311.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Crans-Montana to Alba without a car is to train which takes 7h 45m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Crans-Montana to Alba, including transfers.

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Crans-Montana to Alba train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Brig station.

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Crans-Montana to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Crans-Montana to Alba is 311 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Crans-Montana to Alba.

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  • Distance: 184.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between Crans-Montana, Switzerland and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Crans-Montana to Alba via Sierre/Siders, Brig, Rho-Fiera Milano, and Torino Porta Susa in around 7h 45m.

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 Brig to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
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 Aosta to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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 Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €19
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Sierre/Siders to Martigny
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €27
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
€13 - €16
1st Class Ticket
€24 - €27
Bus operators
Service d'automobiles TMR
Phone
+41 27 721 68 40
Email
info@tmrsa.ch
Website
tmrsa.ch
Bus from Martigny, gare to Aosta, Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Service d'automobiles TMR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aosta to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia
Phone
+39 0165 36 70 11
Email
savda@savda.it
Website
aosta.arriva.it
Bus from Martigny to Aosta
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
arriva.it
Bus from Aosta Autostazione to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
torino.arriva.it

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