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Train  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€50 - €147

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Milan N95
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Turin 406 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

€27 - €46

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Train via Milan  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€48 - €155

Train, bus  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bolzano Bozen Ecb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bolzano to Milano Malpensa Airport
  3. Take the bus from Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 to Torino Corso Bolzano
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€100 - €149

Drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Alba 533.6 km

€65 - €95

Train, fly to Turin  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Turin (TRN) MUC - TRN
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€88 - €201

Train, fly to Genoa  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Genoa (GOA) MUC - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti

€92 - €345

Innsbruck to Alba by train

The train journey time between Innsbruck and Alba is around 14h 57m and covers a distance of around 624 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 31m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Railjet and others, the Innsbruck to Alba train service departs from Innsbruck Hbf and arrives in Alba. Typically 10 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
14h 57m
Fastest train time:
8h 31m
Train distance:
624 km
Trains per week:
10
Cheapest price:
€50
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:05
Last train departs at:
17:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Innsbruck to Alba train schedules

Austria → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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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 Austria

  • 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 Austria
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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

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Considerations leaving from Austria

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 Austria.

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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 Austria from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Alba is to bus which costs €26 - €50 and takes 10h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Alba is to drive which costs €65 - €95 and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Innsbruck to Alba. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Milan, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Innsbruck to Alba. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Alba via Brennero Brenner, Verona Porta Nuova and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 32m.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Alba is 385 km. The road distance is 533.6 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Alba without a car is to train which takes 9h 32m and costs €50 - €150.

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It takes approximately 9h 32m to get from Innsbruck to Alba, including transfers.

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Innsbruck to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Innsbruck to Alba train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Brennero Brenner station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Alba is to train which takes 9h 32m and costs €50 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €50 and takes 10h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Innsbruck to Alba.
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  • Distance: 385.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 32m

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Alba via Brennero Brenner, Verona Porta Nuova, and Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Innsbruck to Alba via Milan, Turin, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 10h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €160
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Flights from Munich to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €650
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €160
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brennero Brenner to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Brennero Brenner to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€28 - €32
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 Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €18
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 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 Verona Porta Nuova to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€23 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €80
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€23 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €60
Base Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €12
Base Standard
€13 - €18
Base Premium
€16 - €23
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €25
Website
Railjet
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€24 - €40
Website
Railjet
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
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
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Marozzi VT
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Milano to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 to Torino Corso Bolzano
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale

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