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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Savona
  2. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Mameli to Alba - Stazione Fs 204

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Breil-sur-Roya
  2. Take the train from Breil Sur Roya to Carmagnola Reg

$26 - $49

3 alternative options

Train via Savona  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Savona Ec
  2. Take the train from Savona to Carmagnola Rv

$26 - $68

Train, bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Breil-sur-Roya
  2. Take the train from Breil Sur Roya to Cuneo Reg
  3. Take the bus from Cuneo - Stazione Fs to Alba - Autostazione 80

$26 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Alba 149.5 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Nice, France and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a bus from Nice to Alba via Savona, Savona FS, Savona, and Savona - Piazza Mameli in around 6 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Alba via Savona and Carmagnola in around 6 h 31 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Breil-sur-Roya
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $26
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Savona to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Breil Sur Roya to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Train from Breil Sur Roya to Cuneo
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Savona
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Granda Bus
Phone
0175 - 47.88.11
Email
consorzio@grandabus.it
Website
grandabus.it
Bus from Savona - Piazza Mameli to Alba - Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
Consorzio Trasporti GRANDA BUS
Autolinee Nuova Benese S.r.l.
Website
benese.it
Bus from Cuneo - Stazione Fs to Alba - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
benese.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Alba is 127 km. The road distance is 239 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Alba is to train and bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Nice to Alba. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Alba via Savona and Carmagnola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Alba. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Alba - Stazione Fs via Savona FS and Savona - Piazza Mameli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Nice to Alba, including transfers.