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Train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€38 - €117

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Bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Pistoia to Turin 503
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014 / ...

€21 - €27

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Train via Viareggio  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Pistoia to Viareggio Re
  2. Take the train from Viareggio to Asti Ic / ...

€23 - €85

Bus via Savona  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Savona Reggio Calabria - Antibes / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione 204

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Pistoia to Alba 343.5 km

€40 - €65

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The cheapest way to get from Pistoia to Alba is to bus which costs €21 - €27 and takes 8h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Pistoia to Alba is to drive. Taking this option will cost €40 - €65 and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pistoia to Alba. However, there are services departing from Pistoia and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pistoia to Alba. However, there are services departing from Pistoia and arriving at Alba via Firenze S.M.N. and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Pistoia and Alba is 245 km. The road distance is 343.5 km.

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The best way to get from Pistoia to Alba without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs €35 - €120.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from Pistoia to Alba, including transfers.

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Pistoia to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pistoia station.

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Pistoia to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Pistoia to Alba is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs €35 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €21 - €27 and takes 8h 25m.

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  • Distance: 245.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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

You can take a train from Pistoia to Alba via Firenze S.M.N. and Torino Porta Susa in around 6h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pistoia to Alba via Turin, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 8h 25m.

Train operators
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
Train from Viareggio to Asti
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
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 Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
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Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Pistoia to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €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 Viareggio to Asti
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€15 - €22
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pistoia to Turin
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l.
Phone
+39 0173 290047
Email
info@giorsbus.com
Website
giorsbus.com
Bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pistoia to Alba is 343 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Pistoia to Alba.

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