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There are 5 ways to get from Dolceacqua to Stresa by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Stresa

Train via Genoa

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Stresa

Bus via Turin

  1. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Autostazione Corso Bolzano to Fondotoce - Piazza Adua

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo Autostazione to Romagnano Sesia

Drive

  1. Drive from Dolceacqua to Stresa

Dolceacqua to Stresa by bus and train

The journey time between Dolceacqua and Stresa is around 9h 17m and covers a distance of around 371 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 1m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 57m. Services are operated by Riviera Trasporti, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia Frecce and others. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 15m
Layover time:
4h 1m
Total time:
9h 17m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 57m
Journey distance:
371 km
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:37
Last service departs at:
19:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dolceacqua to Stresa bus and train schedules

Dolceacqua → Stresa
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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 Stresa is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stresa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Stresa is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dolceacqua to Stresa is to bus via Turin which costs €29 - €34 and takes 9h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Dolceacqua to Stresa is to drive. Taking this option will cost €40 - €65 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dolceacqua to Stresa. However, there are services departing from Dolceacqua and arriving at Stresa - Stazione Ferroviaria via Ventimiglia, Torino - Autostazione Corso Bolzano and Fondotoce - Piazza Adua. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 32m.

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The distance between Dolceacqua and Stresa is 237 km. The road distance is 332.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dolceacqua to Stresa without a car is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs €23 - €120.

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It takes approximately 7h 8m to get from Dolceacqua to Stresa, including transfers.

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Dolceacqua to Stresa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The best way to get from Dolceacqua to Stresa is to train which takes 7h 8m and costs €23 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus via Turin, which costs €29 - €34 and takes 9h 32m.

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Dolceacqua to Stresa bus services, operated by Verbania Bus, arrive at Fondotoce - Piazza Adua station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dolceacqua to Stresa is 333 km. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Dolceacqua to Stresa.

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Map of how to get from Dolceacqua to Stresa.
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  • Distance: 237.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 8m

What companies run services between Dolceacqua, Italy and Stresa, Italy?

You can take a train from Dolceacqua to Stresa via Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia, and Milano Centrale in around 7h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dolceacqua to Stresa via Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia, Turin, Torino - Autostazione Corso Bolzano, and Fondotoce - Piazza Adua in around 9h 32m.

Train operators
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 Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
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 Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Thello
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Thello
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Thello
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 Ventimiglia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€34 - €37
Train from Milano Centrale to Stresa
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €20
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 EuroCity

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 Stresa
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€24 - €35
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Milano Centrale to Stresa
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ventimiglia to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €17
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.
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Verbania Bus
Website
vcotrasporti.it
Bus from Torino - Autostazione Corso Bolzano to Fondotoce - Piazza Adua
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€14
Website
Verbania Bus
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 781660
Email
statcasale@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Sanremo Autostazione to Romagnano Sesia
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €80
Website
Grouppo Stat

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