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There are 6 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train via Turin  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Turin Stura 544
  2. Take the train from Torino Stura to Alba Re

€14 - €23

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 to Torino Corso Bolzano
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€23 - €34

Bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 to Torino Corso Giulio Cesare
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014 / ...

€19 - €25

Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale R28 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€23 - €71

Drive  •  1h 49m

  1. Drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba 177.8 km

€22 - €35

Towncar  •  1h 49m

  1. Take a town car from Milan Malpensa Airport to Alba 177.8 km

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba by bus and train

The journey time between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Alba is around 3h 45m and covers a distance of around 204 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 33m. Operated by FlixBus and Trenitalia, the Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba service departs from Milan and arrives in Alba. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 45m
Fastest journey time:
3h 33m
Journey distance:
204 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€14
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:20
Last service departs at:
12:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba bus and train schedules

Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) → Alba
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba is to bus and train via Turin which costs €14 - €23 and takes 3h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba is to drive which costs €22 - €35 and takes 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Fermata 5007 - LAURO ROSSI EST and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 and arriving at Alba via Milano Centrale and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Alba is 116 km. The road distance is 177.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba without a car is to bus and train via Turin which takes 3h 53m and costs €14 - €23.

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It takes approximately 3h 53m to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba, including transfers.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 station.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 station.

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The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba is to bus which takes 4h 52m and costs €18 - €26. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €23 - €75 and takes 4h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba.
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  • Distance: 116 km
  • Duration: 3h 53m

What companies run services between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba via Torino Corso Giulio Cesare, Fermata 5007 - LAURO ROSSI EST, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 4h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba via Milano Centrale and Torino Porta Susa in around 4h 57m.

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 Stura to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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
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 Milan to Turin Stura
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from Malpensa Airport - Terminal 1 to Torino Corso Giulio Cesare
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €23
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Milan Malpensa Airport to Alba

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

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba is 178 km. It takes approximately 1h 49m to drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Alba.

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