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There are 3 ways to get from Monterosso al Mare to Alba by train, bus or car

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Train, line 045 bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Monterosso to Genova Brignole Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Asti Re / ...
  3. Take the line 045 bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria 045

€15 - €65

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Train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Monterosso to Genova Brignole Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Alba Re

€19 - €75

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Monterosso al Mare to Alba 237.1 km

€29 - €45

Monterosso al Mare to Alba by train and bus

The journey time between Monterosso al Mare and Alba is around 5h 26m and covers a distance of around 212 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 46m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Monterosso al Mare to Alba service departs from Monterosso and arrives in Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria. Typically 58 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 26m
Fastest journey time:
3h 46m
Journey distance:
212 km
Services per week:
58
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:33
Last service departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Monterosso al Mare to Alba train 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.
Monterosso al Mare → Alba
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monterosso al Mare to Alba is to train and line 045 bus which costs €15 - €70 and takes 4h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Monterosso al Mare to Alba is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Monterosso al Mare to Alba. However, there are services departing from Monterosso and arriving at Alba via Genova Brignole and Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 54m.

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It is 143 km from Monterosso al Mare to Alba. It is approximately 237.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Monterosso al Mare to Alba without a car is to train and line 045 bus which takes 4h 59m and costs €15 - €70.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Monterosso al Mare to Alba, including transfers.

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Monterosso al Mare to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Monterosso station.

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Monterosso al Mare to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Monterosso al Mare to Alba is 237 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Monterosso al Mare to Alba.

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  • Distance: 142.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Monterosso al Mare, Italy and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Monterosso al Mare to Alba via Genova Brignole and Torino Lingotto in around 5h 54m.

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 Monterosso to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Genova Brignole to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €22
Train from Torino Lingotto to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
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 Monterosso to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Train from Genova Brignole to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
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 Genova Brignole to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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