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There are 4 ways to get from Modena to Alba by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Reggio Emilia to Torino Porta Susa 9928 / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

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Bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Modena North to Torino
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014 / ...

2 alternative options

Bus via Piacenza  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Modena to Piacenza Station
  2. Take the bus from Piacenza - Via Gorra to Moncalieri - Corso Trieste
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 3062 - SANGONE to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Modena to Alba 268 km

Modena to Alba by train and walk

The journey time between Modena and Alba is around 4h 44m and covers a distance of around 385 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 23m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 43m. Services are operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia and others. Typically 41 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 21m
Layover time:
1h 23m
Total time:
4h 44m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 43m
Journey distance:
385 km
Services per week:
41
Cheapest price:
€27
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:02
Last service departs at:
19:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Modena to Alba train and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Modena to Alba is to bus which costs €15 - €25 and takes 6h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Modena to Alba is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Modena to Alba. However, there are services departing from Modena and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Piacenza - Via Gorra and Fermata 3062 - SANGONE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Modena to Alba. However, there are services departing from Modena and arriving at Alba via Reggio Emilia and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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It is 229 km from Modena to Alba. It is approximately 268 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Modena to Alba without a car is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs €35 - €95.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Modena to Alba, including transfers.

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Modena to Alba bus services, operated by Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l., depart from Modena station.

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Modena to Alba train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Reggio Emilia station.

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The best way to get from Modena to Alba is to train which takes 5h 6m and costs €35 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus via Piacenza, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 6h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Modena to Alba.
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  • Distance: 228.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

You can take a train from Modena to Alba via Reggio Emilia, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 5h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Modena to Alba via Piacenza Station, Piacenza - Via Gorra, Moncalieri - Corso Trieste, and Fermata 3062 - SANGONE in around 6h 3m.

Train operators
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 Reggio Emilia to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €29
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
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
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Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
BonelliBus s.a.s.
Phone
+39 0541662069
Website
bonellibus.it
Bus from Piacenza - Via Gorra to Moncalieri - Corso Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €16
Schedules at
bonellibus.it
Gruppo Torinese Trasporti
Phone
800-019152
Website
gtt.to.it
Bus from Fermata 3062 - SANGONE to Fermata 17659 - ALBA
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Gruppo Torinese Trasporti
Bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Gruppo Torinese Trasporti
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Modena North to Torino
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Modena to Alba is 268 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Modena to Alba.

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