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There are 8 ways to get from Riquewihr to Alba by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano
  3. Take the train from Lugano 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

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Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Colmar to Basel SBB
  2. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Turin
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the night bus from Basel SBB to Turin Stura
  3. Take the train from Torino Stura to Alba

Drive

  1. Drive from Riquewihr to Alba

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lyon, train

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS)
  3. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  4. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  6. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Nice, bus, train

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Nice (NCE)
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Savona
  4. Take the train from Savona to Carmagnola

Train to Basel, fly to Nice, bus, train

  1. Take the train from Colmar to St Louis
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE)
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Savona
  4. Take the train from Savona to Carmagnola

Riquewihr to Alba by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Riquewihr and Alba is around 11h 53m and covers a distance of around 630 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 14m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 58m. Operated by Lignes de Haute-Alsace, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Riquewihr to Alba service departs from Poste and arrives in Alba. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 38m
Layover time:
4h 14m
Total time:
11h 53m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 58m
Journey distance:
630 km
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
€121
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:14
Last service departs at:
18:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Riquewihr to Alba bus, train and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riquewihr to Alba is to night bus and bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 12h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Riquewihr to Alba is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riquewihr to Alba. However, there are services departing from Poste and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Colmar, Basel SBB, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 21m.

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The distance between Riquewihr and Alba is 390 km. The road distance is 562.3 km.

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The best way to get from Riquewihr to Alba without a car is to train which takes 11h 24m and costs €65 - €140.

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It takes approximately 11h 24m to get from Riquewihr to Alba, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Strasbourg Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Riquewihr to Alba is 562 km. It takes approximately 5h 50m to drive from Riquewihr to Alba.

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Map of how to get from Riquewihr to Alba.
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  • Distance: 389.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 24m

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

You can take a train from Riquewihr to Alba via Gare SNCF, Colmar, Basel SBB, Lugano, Milano Centrale, Milano Centrale Station, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11h 24m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €2000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €410
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Colmar to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Colmar to St Louis
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
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 Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Colmar to Saint-Louis
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
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 Torino Stura to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Savona to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Colmar to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel SBB to Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Basel SBB to Turin Stura
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Basel SBB to Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Basel SBB to Turin Stura
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Nice Airport to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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