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

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Train  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zug
  2. Take the train from Zug(Ch) to Lugano Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr / ...
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€91 - €209

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Bus  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Constance Döbeleplatz to Milan N24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Turin 726 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

€24 - €43

3 alternative options

Train via Zürich  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich HB Re
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€86 - €209

Train, bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to St. Gallen(Ch) Re
  2. Take the bus from St. Gallen Lagerstrasse to Savona Marittima
  3. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione 204

Drive  •  5h 17m

  1. Drive from Konstanz to Alba 494.9 km

€60 - €90

Konstanz to Alba by train

The train journey time between Konstanz and Alba is around 11h 50m and covers a distance of around 548 km. The fastest train normally takes 8h 44m. Services are operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Trenitalia Frecce and others. Typically 33 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
11h 50m
Fastest train time:
8h 44m
Trains per week:
33
Cheapest price:
€104
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:09
Last train departs at:
19:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Konstanz to Alba train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Konstanz to Alba is to bus which costs €24 - €45 and takes 10h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Konstanz to Alba is to drive which costs €60 - €90 and takes 5h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Konstanz to Alba. However, there are services departing from Constance Döbeleplatz 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 Konstanz to Alba. However, there are services departing from Konstanz and arriving at Alba via Zug(Ch), Lugano, Milano Centrale and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 41m.

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The distance between Konstanz and Alba is 341 km. The road distance is 494.9 km.

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Alba without a car is to train which takes 8h 41m and costs €90 - €210.

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It takes approximately 8h 41m to get from Konstanz to Alba, including transfers.

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Konstanz to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Constance Döbeleplatz station.

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Konstanz to Alba train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Konstanz station.

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Alba is to train which takes 8h 41m and costs €90 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €45 and takes 10h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Konstanz to Alba.
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  • Distance: 340.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 41m

What companies run services between Konstanz, Germany and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Konstanz to Alba via Zug(Ch), Lugano, Milano Centrale, and Torino Porta Susa in around 8h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Konstanz 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.

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 Konstanz to Zug
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zug(Ch) to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €23
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Konstanz to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Konstanz to St. Gallen(Ch)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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 Constance Döbeleplatz to Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Torino - Autostazione C.So Vittorio Emanuele 131
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Baltour
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Torino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Marozzi VT
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
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
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from St. Gallen Lagerstrasse to Savona Marittima
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
ExpressBus
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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Konstanz to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, arrive at Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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Konstanz to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alba station.

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