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There are 5 ways to get from Siena to Alba by train, bus or car

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Train  •  7h 30m

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

€42 - €124

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Bus  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Siena to Turin N528
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 2014 / ...

€26 - €33

3 alternative options

Train via Genoa  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Siena to Empoli Re
  2. Take the train from Empoli to Pisa Centrale Re
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe Fb / ...
  4. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti Re / ...

€29 - €133

Bus via Savona  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Siena-Via Tozzi to Firenze Autostazione 131
  2. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Savona
  3. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione 204

Drive  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from Siena to Alba 456.6 km

€55 - €85

Siena to Alba by train

The train journey time between Siena and Alba is around 8h 18m and covers a distance of around 605 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 28m. Services are operated by Trenitalia and Trenitalia Frecce. Typically 59 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 18m
Fastest train time:
6h 28m
Train distance:
605 km
Trains per week:
59
Cheapest price:
€42
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
21:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Siena to Alba train schedules

Siena → Alba
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Inter-regional travel is permitted

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  • Nationwide control measures in place
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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.

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Last updated: 5 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Siena to Alba is to bus which costs €26 - €35 and takes 10h.

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The fastest way to get from Siena to Alba is to drive. Taking this option will cost €55 - €85 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Siena to Alba. However, there are services departing from Siena 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 10h.

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No, there is no direct train from Siena to Alba. However, there are services departing from Siena and arriving at Alba via Firenze S.M.N. and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Siena and Alba is 305 km. The road distance is 456.6 km.

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The best way to get from Siena to Alba without a car is to train which takes 7h 30m and costs €40 - €130.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Siena to Alba, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Siena to Alba is to train which takes 7h 30m and costs €40 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €35 and takes 10h.

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Map of how to get from Siena to Alba.
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  • Distance: 305.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 30m

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

You can take a train from Siena to Alba via Firenze S.M.N. and Torino Porta Susa in around 7h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Siena to Alba via Turin, Fermata 3287 - FERRUCCI, Fermata 778 - VITTORIO EMANUELE II, Fermata 739 - CARDUCCI, and Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP in around 10h.

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 Siena to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
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
Train from Siena to Empoli
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
Train from Empoli to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
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 Pisa Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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 Pisa Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
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
Bus from Siena to Turin
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
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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Siena to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, arrive at Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Siena to Alba is 457 km. It takes approximately 4h 29m to drive from Siena to Alba.

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