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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Asti Re
  2. Take the bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria 045 / ...

14€ - 23€

4 alternative options

Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa 9940 / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

19€ - 52€

Bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Milano - Famagosta to Alessandria 200-10
  2. Take the bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria 045 / ...

14€ - 53€

Train, bus via Mortara  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Genova to Mortara R31
  2. Take the bus from Mortara - Stazione Ferroviaria to Asti - Autostazione - Movicentro - Piazzale Medaglie D'oro 406
  3. Take the bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria 045 / ...

19€ - 31€

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Milan to Alba 152.9 km

19€ - 28€

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Alba is to bus which costs 13€ - 55€ and takes 3h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Alba is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Alba. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Alba via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Milan and Alba is 124 km. The road distance is 152.9 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Alba without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 5m and costs 13€ - 23€.

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It takes approximately 3h 5m to get from Milan to Alba, including transfers.

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Milan to Alba train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Alba is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs 19€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 55€ and takes 3h 32m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Alba is 153 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Milan to Alba.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Alba.
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  • Distance: 124.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 5m

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

You can take a train from Milan to Alba via Torino Porta Susa and Torino Porta Susa in around 3h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Alba via Alessandria, Alessandria, Asti, and Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi in around 3h 32m.

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 Milano Centrale to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 19€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
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€
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 Milano Porta Genova to Mortara
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 5€
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Granda Bus
Phone
0175 - 47.88.11
Email
consorzio@grandabus.it
Website
grandabus.it
Bus from Asti - P.Zza Medaglie D'oro / Movicentro to Alba - Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 6€
Website
Consorzio Trasporti GRANDA BUS
Arfea
Phone
800 13 60 44
Email
tpl@arfea.it
Website
arfea.it
Bus from Milano - Famagosta to Alessandria
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Schedules at
arfea.it
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Mortara - Stazione Ferroviaria to Asti - Autostazione - Movicentro - Piazzale Medaglie D'oro
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Grouppo Stat

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