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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 3 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, bus  •  7 h 8 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 - $52

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Carmagnola Rv / ...

$28 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Alba 149.5 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Alba is to train and bus which costs 22€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 8 min.

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

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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 and Savona - Piazza Mameli. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Alba. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Alba via Ventimiglia and Carmagnola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Nice and Alba is 127 km. The road distance is 239.2 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Alba without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Nice to Alba, including transfers.

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Nice to Alba bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Nice station.

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

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The best way to get from Nice to Alba is to bus which takes 6 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs 24€ - 55€ and takes 7 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Alba.
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  • Distance: 79.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

You can take a bus from Nice to Alba via Savona, Savona, and Savona - Piazza Mameli in around 6 h 3 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Nice to Alba 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 44 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Breil-sur-Roya
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $26
Train from Gare de Breil-sur-Roya to Gare de Cuneo
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$21 - $35
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 Breil Sur Roya to Cuneo
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Train from Ventimiglia to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $34
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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Nice to Alba bus services, operated by Granda Bus, arrive at Alba - Stazione Fs station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Alba is 239 km. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Nice to Alba.

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