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There are 6 ways to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€36 - €112

Cheapest option

Bus via Turin  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Montecatini to Genoa 565
  2. Take the bus from Genoa to Turin 501
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

€25 - €35

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Savona Reggio Calabria
  2. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione 204

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba 385.3 km

€45 - €70

Fly to Turin, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Turin (TRN) FLR - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€38 - €134

Fly to Genoa, train  •  8h 37m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Genoa (GOA) FLR - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti

€87 - €238

Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba by tram and train

The journey time between Florence Airport (FLR) and Alba is around 6h 3m and covers a distance of around 517 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 6m. Operated by GEST S.p.A., Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia, the Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba service departs from Aeroporto and arrives in Alba. Typically 60 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 3m
Fastest journey time:
5h 6m
Journey distance:
517 km
Services per week:
60
Cheapest price:
€36
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:44
Last service departs at:
18:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba tram and train schedules

Florence Airport (FLR) → Alba
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The cost-effective way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba is to bus via Turin, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 8h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto 2 and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Montecatini, Genoa, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO and Fermata 161 - NIZZA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba. However, there are services departing from Aeroporto and arriving at Alba via Firenze S.M.N. and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 16m.

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The distance between Florence Airport (FLR) and Alba is 271 km. The road distance is 385.3 km.

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The best way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba without a car is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs €35 - €120.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba, including transfers.

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Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Montecatini station.

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Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs €35 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus via Turin, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 8h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba.
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  • Distance: 271.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Florence Airport (FLR), Italy and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba via Alamanni - Stazione, Firenze S.M.N., and Torino Porta Susa in around 6h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba via Montecatini, Genoa, Turin, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO, and Fermata 161 - NIZZA in around 8h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €1700
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €1400
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €1700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €1700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Florence to Turin via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Florence to Turin via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Florence to Turin via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Albawings
Website
albawings.com
Flights from Florence to Genoa via Tirana
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €180
Train operators
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
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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 Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
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 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
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 Montecatini to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Turin Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, arrive at Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba is 385 km. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Florence Airport (FLR) to Alba.

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Volotea, KLM, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Turin Airport.

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