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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

Train, bus via Thonon-les-Bains

  1. Take the train from Annemasse to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Turin
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Alba

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Chene-Bourg to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Turin
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Alba

Drive

  1. Drive from Excenevex to Alba

Excenevex to Alba by bus and train

The journey time between Excenevex and Alba is around 20h 50m and covers a distance of around 423 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14h 22m. The fastest journey normally takes 19h 11m. Operated by Bus Urbain Thononais, Swiss PostAuto, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Excenevex to Alba service departs from Chef Lieu - Excenevex and arrives in Alba. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 27m
Layover time:
14h 22m
Total time:
20h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
19h 11m
Journey distance:
423 km
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
€89
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:29
Last service departs at:
18:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Excenevex to Alba bus and train schedules

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International entry into Italy from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Italy from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
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This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
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  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from France

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 France.

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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
  • 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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Excenevex to Alba is to bus which costs €21 - €35 and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Excenevex to Alba is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Excenevex to Alba. However, there are services departing from Chef Lieu - Excenevex and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Douvaine, Mairie, Metropole Zone 10, Geneva, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO and Fermata 161 - NIZZA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 48m.

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The distance between Excenevex and Alba is 226 km. The road distance is 332.6 km.

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The best way to get from Excenevex to Alba without a car is to train which takes 9h 48m and costs €70 - €140.

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It takes approximately 9h 48m to get from Excenevex to Alba, including transfers.

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Excenevex to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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The best way to get from Excenevex to Alba is to train which takes 9h 48m and costs €70 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 10h 48m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Excenevex to Alba is 333 km. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Excenevex to Alba.

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Map of how to get from Excenevex to Alba.
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  • Distance: 225.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 48m

What companies run services between Excenevex, France and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Excenevex to Alba via Place Des Arts - Thonon, Thonon-les-Bains, Bellegarde, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Excenevex to Alba via Douvaine, Mairie, Genève, Place des Eaux-Vives, Metropole Zone 10, Mont Blanc Zone 10, Geneva, Turin, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO, and Fermata 161 - NIZZA in around 10h 48m.

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 Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bellegarde to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €29
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chene-Bourg to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €45
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 Thonon Les Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Annemasse to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€8 - €13
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 Thonon-les-Bains to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€28 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €26
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Annemasse to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €9
1st Class
€10 - €12
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 Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Torino Lingotto to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
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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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 Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
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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