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There are 4 ways to get from Milano Centrale Station to Alba by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 58m

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

€15 - €63

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Bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Turin 726 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014 / ...

€9 - €25

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 045 bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Genova to Mortara R31
  2. Take the bus from Mortara - Stazione Ferroviaria to Piazza Medaglie d'Oro 406
  3. Take the line 045 bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria 045

€20 - €35

Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Milano Centrale Station to Alba 155.6 km

€19 - €28

Milano Centrale Station to Alba by train

The train journey time between Milano Centrale Station and Alba is around 3h 19m and covers a distance of around 208 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 43m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia and Trenitalia Intercity, the Milano Centrale Station to Alba train service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Alba. Typically 85 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 19m
Fastest train time:
2h 43m
Trains per week:
85
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:53
Last train departs at:
22:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Milano Centrale Station to Alba train schedules

Milano Centrale Station → Alba
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The cheapest way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Alba is to bus which costs €8 - €26 and takes 5h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Alba is to drive which takes 1h 38m and costs €19 - €28.

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No, there is no direct train from Milano Centrale Station to Alba. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Alba via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Milano Centrale Station and Alba is 127 km. The road distance is 155.6 km.

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The best way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Alba without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs €14 - €65.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Milano Centrale Station to Alba, including transfers.

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Milano Centrale Station to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milano Centrale Station to Alba is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs €14 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €8 - €26 and takes 5h 14m.

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Milano Centrale Station to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milano Centrale Station to Alba is 156 km. It takes approximately 1h 38m to drive from Milano Centrale Station to Alba.

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Map of how to get from Milano Centrale Station to Alba.
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  • Distance: 126.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Milano Centrale Station, Lombardy, Italy and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Milano Centrale Station to Alba via Torino Porta Susa in around 2h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milano Centrale Station to Alba via p.le lotto prima di v.le migliara, Lotto Fieramilanocity, Lampugnano, Milan, Turin, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 5h 14m.

Train operators
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
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
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
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
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
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
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
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Mortara - Stazione Ferroviaria to Piazza Medaglie d'Oro
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Grouppo Stat

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