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There are 6 ways to get from Malcesine to Alba by train, bus, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Borghetto Sull'adige to Verona Porta Nuova Re
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€90 - €168

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Peschiera del Garda to Turin 410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014 / ...

€21 - €29

4 alternative options

Train via Castelnuovo del Garda  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Peschiera Del Garda to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€31 - €93

Train via Milan  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Peschiera Del Garda to Milano Centrale Re6
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€28 - €84

Ferry, bus  •  10h

  1. Take the ferry from Malcesine to Gargnano 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gargnano to Brescia - Terminal SIA
  3. Take the bus from Brescia to Turin Si
  4. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

Drive  •  3h 30m

  1. Drive from Malcesine to Alba 317.4 km

€40 - €60

Malcesine to Alba by bus and train

The journey time between Malcesine and Alba is around 10h 47m and covers a distance of around 378 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 13m. Services are operated by Azienda Trasporti Verona Srl, Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 47m
Fastest journey time:
7h 13m
Journey distance:
378 km
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€31
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:40
Last service departs at:
21:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Malcesine to Alba bus and train schedules

Malcesine → Alba
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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.

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Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Malcesine to Alba is to bus which costs €21 - €29 and takes 9h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Malcesine to Alba is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Malcesine to Alba. However, there are services departing from Malcesine and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Garda, Peschiera del Garda, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 44m.

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It is 247 km from Malcesine to Alba. It is approximately 317.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Malcesine to Alba without a car is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs €90 - €170.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Malcesine to Alba, including transfers.

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Malcesine to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Peschiera del Garda station.

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The best way to get from Malcesine to Alba is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs €90 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €29 and takes 9h 44m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Malcesine to Alba is 317 km. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Malcesine to Alba.

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Map of how to get from Malcesine to Alba.
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  • Distance: 247.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between Malcesine, Italy and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Malcesine to Alba via Borghetto Sull'adige, Verona Porta Nuova, and Torino Porta Susa in around 6h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Malcesine to Alba via Garda, Peschiera del Garda, Turin, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 9h 44m.

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 Borghetto Sull'adige to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €7
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
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 Peschiera Del Garda to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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
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 Peschiera Del Garda to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Trenord
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
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
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 Peschiera del Garda to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SIA
Phone
(+39) 030 2889911
Email
sia@arriva.it
Website
brescia.arriva.it
Bus from Gargnano to Brescia - Terminal SIA
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Schedules at
brescia.arriva.it
2nd Class
€2 - €3
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Brescia to Turin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Ferry operators

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