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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Savona Ec
  2. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione 204

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Turin 1404
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014

18€ - 24€

3 alternative options

Train via Savona  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Savona to Carmagnola Re

22€ - 55€

Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Carmagnola Re

22€ - 51€

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Monaco to Alba 245 km

30€ - 45€

Monaco to Alba by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Monaco and Alba is around 10h 45m and covers a distance of around 210 km. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 45m. Operated by Thello and AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l., the Monaco to Alba service departs from Monaco Monte Carlo and arrives in Alba - Autostazione. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 45m
Fastest journey time:
10h 45m
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:25
Last service departs at:
09:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Monaco to Alba train, walk and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Monaco to Alba is to bus, which costs 18€ - 25€ and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Monaco to Alba is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monaco to Alba. However, there are services departing from Place D'Armes - A - MONACO and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Nice Airport, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO and Fermata 161 - NIZZA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Monaco to Alba. However, there are services departing from Monaco Monte Carlo and arriving at Alba via Ventimiglia, Savona and Carmagnola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Monaco and Alba is 118 km. The road distance is 245 km.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Alba without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 32m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Monaco to Alba, including transfers.

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Monaco to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Airport station.

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Monaco to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Ventimiglia station.

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The best way to get from Monaco to Alba is to train via Savona which takes 6h 43m and costs 22€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 25€ and takes 7h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Monaco to Alba.
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  • Distance: 118.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 32m

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

You can take a train from Monaco to Alba via Ventimiglia, Savona, and Carmagnola in around 6h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monaco to Alba via Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE, Nice Airport, Turin, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO, and Fermata 161 - NIZZA in around 7h 27m.

Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Thello
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Thello
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 Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
13€ - 15€
Train from Savona to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Train from Ventimiglia to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 29€
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 Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
Bus operators
AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l.
Phone
+39 0173 290047
Email
info@giorsbus.com
Website
giorsbus.com
Bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l.
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice Airport to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Monaco to Alba is 245 km. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Monaco to Alba.

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