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Train, fly to Turin  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Turin (TRN) MAN - TRN
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€46 - €166

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Train, fly to Genoa  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Genoa (GOA) MAN - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti

€105 - €210

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MAN - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€66 - €564

Train via Lyon Airport (LYS)  •  15h 22m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  3. Take the train from Lille-Europe to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€403 - €1028

Train  •  15h 45m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€329 - €811

Train #2  •  18h 12m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€376 - €713

Bus, bus and ferry  •  28h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lyon Perrache
  4. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Turin
  5. Take the bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

€65 - €98

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 2m

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Alba

€345 - €438

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 8m

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Alba

€214 - €317

United Kingdom → Italy
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International entry into Italy from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Italy from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • 5-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 Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, 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
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in Italy

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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 United Kingdom from Italy.

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Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Alba is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £85 and takes 28h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Alba is to train and fly which costs £35 - £150 and takes 8h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Alba. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via London, Lille, Lyon Perrache, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO and Fermata 161 - NIZZA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Alba. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Alba via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille-Europe, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 22m.

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The distance between Liverpool and Alba is 1255 km.

The best way to get from Liverpool to Alba without a car is to train via Lyon Airport (LYS) which takes 15h 22m and costs £340 - £900.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Liverpool to Alba, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Alba bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Liverpool to Alba train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Turin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Alba.
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  • Distance: 1254.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 34m

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Alba via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, Lille-Europe, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv, and Torino Porta Susa in around 15h 22m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Manchester to Genoa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €230
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Manchester to Genoa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Manchester to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Turin via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€20 - €120
Flights from Manchester to Genoa via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €130
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Turin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Manchester to Genoa via Mahon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Milan Malpensa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €180
Train operators
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
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 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
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
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
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€85 - €110
Standard Premier
€130 - €170
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€120 - €150
Standard Premier
€170 - €220
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 Lille-Europe to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€170 - €320
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€29 - €55
Off-Peak Single
€55 - €80
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€65 - €95
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€30 - €60
Off-Peak Single
€60 - €85
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€70 - €100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express
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 Liverpool to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Lille to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators

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

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Alba is 1h ahead of Liverpool. It is currently 5:43 AM in Liverpool and 6:43 AM in Alba.

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

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easyJet, Jet2.com, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Turin Airport.

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