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There are 8 ways to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alba by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly Santiago de Compostela to Turin, train

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Turin (TRN)
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

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Train to A Coruna, fly to Turin, train

  1. Take the train from Santiago De Compostela to La Coruna-San Cristobal
  2. Fly from A Coruna (LCG) to Turin (TRN)
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo, train

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Milan Bergamo (BGY)
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

Fly Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Santiago de Compostela (SCQ) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

Train

  1. Take the train from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Santiago de Compostela to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Turin
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 161 - NIZZA to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

Train, car ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Santiago De Compostela to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Savona
  3. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione

Drive

  1. Drive from Santiago de Compostela to Alba

Santiago de Compostela to Alba by train

The train journey time between Santiago de Compostela and Alba is around 45h 22m and covers a distance of around 3043 km. This includes an average layover time of around 24h 14m. The fastest train normally takes 43h 2m. Services are operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe Cercanias, Renfe AVE and others. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
21h 7m
Layover time:
24h 14m
Total time:
45h 22m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
43h 2m
Train distance:
3043 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
160 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:09
Last train departs at:
18:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Santiago de Compostela to Alba train schedules

Spain → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Israel, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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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 Spain from Italy.

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Last updated: 25 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alba is to train and fly which costs €85 - €180 and takes 10h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alba is to fly and train which takes 9h 43m and costs €85 - €850.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago de Compostela to Alba. However, there are services departing from Santiago de Compostela and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Paris, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO and Fermata 161 - NIZZA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Santiago de Compostela to Alba. However, there are services departing from Santiago De Compostela and arriving at Alba via Chamartin, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 36m.

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The distance between Santiago de Compostela and Alba is 1344 km. The road distance is 1832.6 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alba without a car is to train which takes 24h 36m and costs €290 - €460.

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It takes approximately 9h 43m to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alba, including transfers.

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Santiago de Compostela to Alba bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Santiago de Compostela station.

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Santiago de Compostela to Alba train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Santiago De Compostela station.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alba is to train which takes 24h 36m and costs €290 - €460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €100 - €140 and takes 33h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Santiago de Compostela to Alba.
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  • Distance: 1343.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 43m

What companies run services between Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Alba, Piemonte, Italy?

You can take a train from Santiago de Compostela to Alba via Madrid-Chamartin, Chamartin, Atocha, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 24h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago de Compostela to Alba via Paris, Turin, Fermata 2603 - STAZIONE LINGOTTO, and Fermata 161 - NIZZA in around 33h 39m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from A Coruna to Turin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€210 - €420
Flights from A Coruna to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €190
Flights from A Coruna to Turin via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€180 - €190
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Bilbao, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from A Coruna to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €190
Flights from A Coruna to Turin via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€180 - €190
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €200
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Bilbao, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Madrid, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Bergamo via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€18 - €160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€24 - €170
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Santiago de Compostela to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €250
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 Torino Porta Susa to Alba
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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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Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santiago De Compostela to La Coruna-San Cristobal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Santiago De Compostela to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Santiago De Compostela to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
13h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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
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
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Santiago de Compostela to Paris
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €85
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
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.
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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.
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Savona
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €75
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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There is no direct flight from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Turin Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Santiago de Compostela to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Alba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago de Compostela to Alba is 1833 km. It takes approximately 17h 35m to drive from Santiago de Compostela to Alba.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Iberia and three other airlines offer flights from Santiago de Compostela Airport to Turin Airport.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Alba. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Santiago de Compostela to Santiago de Compostela Airport is to Private transfer which takes 15 min and costs €55 - €750.

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