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

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Recommended option

Train via Florence  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Buonconvento to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€42 - €106

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  11h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Siena to Genoa N1552 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti Re / ...

€33 - €84

3 alternative options

Train  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the train from Buonconvento to Grosseto Re
  2. Take the train from Grosseto to Asti Ic / ...

€36 - €114

Bus  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Buonconvento to Firenze Autostazione B23
  2. Take the Bus from Florence to Piacenza
  3. Take the bus from Piacenza - Via Gorra to Moncalieri - Corso Trieste
  4. Take the bus from Fermata 3062 - SANGONE to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

€39 - €53

Drive  •  5h 11m

  1. Drive from Montalcino to Alba 528.2 km

€65 - €100

Montalcino to Alba by bus and train

The journey time between Montalcino and Alba is around 8h 45m and covers a distance of around 654 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 21m. Operated by Tiemme Spa, Trenitalia and ItaloTreno, the Montalcino to Alba service departs from Montalcino Stazione Es and arrives in Alba. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 45m
Fastest journey time:
7h 21m
Journey distance:
654 km
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€42
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:27
Last service departs at:
18:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Montalcino to Alba bus and train schedules

Montalcino → Alba
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montalcino to Alba is to bus and train which costs €30 - €85 and takes 11h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Montalcino to Alba is to drive which takes 5h 11m and costs €65 - €100.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montalcino to Alba. However, there are services departing from Montalcino Stazione Es and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Buonconvento, Florence, Piacenza - Via Gorra and Fermata 3062 - SANGONE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 4m.

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The distance between Montalcino and Alba is 332 km. The road distance is 528.2 km.

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The best way to get from Montalcino to Alba without a car is to train via Florence which takes 9h 26m and costs €40 - €110.

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It takes approximately 9h 26m to get from Montalcino to Alba, including transfers.

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Montalcino to Alba bus services, operated by Tiemme Spa, depart from Buonconvento station.

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The best way to get from Montalcino to Alba is to train via Florence which takes 9h 26m and costs €40 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €55 and takes 12h 4m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Montalcino to Alba is 528 km. It takes approximately 5h 11m to drive from Montalcino to Alba.

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Map of how to get from Montalcino to Alba.
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  • Distance: 331.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 26m

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

You can take a train from Montalcino to Alba via Buonconvento, Buonconvento, Firenze S.M.N., Firenze Santa Maria Novella, and Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montalcino to Alba via Buonconvento, Firenze Autostazione, Florence, Piacenza, Piacenza - Via Gorra, Moncalieri - Corso Trieste, and Fermata 3062 - SANGONE in around 12h 4m.

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 Buonconvento to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Buonconvento to Grosseto
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €11
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €75
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€28 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€26 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €75
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 Grosseto to Asti
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€25 - €35
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
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 Grosseto to Asti
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Siena to Genoa
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Florence to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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

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