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Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Novara to Torino Porta Susa Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€12 - €25

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Novara Centro - Casello A4 to Turin C.So G. Cesare 140 Turin Corso Bolzano - Milan Lampugnano / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014 / ...

€17 - €32

Bus, line 045 bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Casale Monferrato - Stazione Ferroviaria to Piazza Medaglie d'Oro 406 / ...
  2. Take the line 045 bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria 045

€13 - €34

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Novara to Alba 126.7 km

€15 - €23

Novara to Alba by train

The train journey time between Novara and Alba is around 3h 18m and covers a distance of around 163 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 33m. Services are operated by Trenitalia and Trenitalia Intercity. Typically 84 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 18m
Fastest train time:
2h 33m
Train distance:
163 km
Trains per week:
84
Cheapest price:
€12
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:02
Last train departs at:
22:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Novara to Alba train schedules

Novara → Alba
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The cheapest way to get from Novara to Alba is to train which costs €11 - €25 and takes 3h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Novara to Alba is to drive which takes 1h 24m and costs €15 - €23.

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No, there is no direct bus from Novara to Alba. However, there are services departing from Novara Centro - Casello A4 and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Fermata 5007 - LAURO ROSSI EST and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Novara to Alba. However, there are services departing from Novara and arriving at Alba via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Novara and Alba is 95 km. The road distance is 126.7 km.

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The best way to get from Novara to Alba without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs €11 - €25.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Novara to Alba, including transfers.

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Novara to Alba bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Novara Centro - Casello A4 station.

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

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The best way to get from Novara to Alba is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs €11 - €25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €16 - €35 and takes 4h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Novara to Alba.
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  • Distance: 95 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

You can take a train from Novara to Alba via Torino Porta Susa in around 3h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Novara to Alba via Fermata 5007 - LAURO ROSSI EST, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 4h 28m.

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 Novara to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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 Novara to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Novara Centro - Casello A4 to Turin C.So G. Cesare 140
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Arriva Italia - Torino
Phone
035 289000
Website
torino.arriva.it
Bus from Novara - Casello Autostradale Centro - Ex Veveri to Torino - Corso Giulio Cesare Fronte 140 - Fronte 149
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
Arriva Italia - Torino
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Casale Monferrato - Stazione Ferroviaria to Piazza Medaglie d'Oro
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Grouppo Stat
Arfea
Phone
800 13 60 44
Email
tpl@arfea.it
Website
arfea.it
Bus from Casale Monferrato to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Schedules at
arfea.it

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Novara to Alba is 127 km. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Novara to Alba.

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