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There are 9 ways to get from Reims to Alba by train, night bus, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from Reims to Paris-Est Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€162 - €242

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Bus  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV to Paris N91 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Turin
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

€48 - €73

7 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  15h 16m

  1. Take the train from Reims to Dijon H03
  2. Take the night bus from Dijon to Aosta
  3. Take the train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa Re
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€119 - €204

Train, night train  •  15h 42m

  1. Take the train from Reims to Dijon H03
  2. Take the night train from Dijon to Modane Tgv
  3. Take the train from Modane to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

€212 - €382

Drive  •  8h 18m

  1. Drive from Reims to Alba 852.8 km

€100 - €160

Train, fly to Turin  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Reims to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Turin (TRN) CDG - TRN
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€111 - €323

Train, fly to Nice, bus  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the train from Reims to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Nice (NCE) CDG - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Savona
  4. Take the train from Savona to Carmagnola

€105 - €286

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Reims to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CDG - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€92 - €301

Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Reims to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

€97 - €300

Reims to Alba by train and walk

The journey time between Reims and Alba is around 18h 16m and covers a distance of around 945 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 38m. Services are operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Transilien, TGV inOui and others. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 16m
Fastest journey time:
8h 38m
Journey distance:
945 km
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€162
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:15
Last service departs at:
22:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reims to Alba train and walk schedules

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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alba is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alba is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alba is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Italy.

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The cheapest way to get from Reims to Alba is to bus which costs €45 - €75 and takes 16h 20m.

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The fastest way to get from Reims to Alba is to train and fly which takes 6h 58m and costs €110 - €330.

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No, there is no direct train from Reims to Alba. However, there are services departing from Reims and arriving at Alba via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 53m.

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The distance between Reims and Alba is 591 km. The road distance is 852.8 km.

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The best way to get from Reims to Alba without a car is to train which takes 9h 53m and costs €160 - €250.

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It takes approximately 9h 53m to get from Reims to Alba, including transfers.

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Reims to Alba train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Reims station.

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The best way to get from Reims to Alba is to train which takes 9h 53m and costs €160 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €75 and takes 16h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Turin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Map of how to get from Reims to Alba.
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  • Distance: 591.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 53m

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

You can take a train from Reims to Alba via Paris-Est, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 9h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reims to Alba via Champagne-Ardenne, Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV, Paris, Turin, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO, and Fermata 161 - NIZZA in around 16h 20m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €2600
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Reims to Paris-Est
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Reims to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€85 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Dijon to Modane
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Reims to Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Modane to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €37
1st Class
€26 - €31
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
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Savona to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€16 - €23
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €20
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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
Night bus from Dijon to Aosta
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV to Paris
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Turin
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Reims to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Reims to Alba is 853 km. It takes approximately 8h 18m to drive from Reims to Alba.

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