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There are 4 ways to get from Stresa to Alba by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Rho-Fiera Milano Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Alba Re

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Bus, line 045 bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Arona - Stazione Ferroviaria to Novara - Piazza Garibaldi Lato Dogana - Stazione Rfi 015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Casale Monferrato - Stazione Ferroviaria to Piazza Medaglie d'Oro 406 / ...
  3. Take the line 045 bus from Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi to Alba - Stazione Ferroviaria 045

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Stresa to Gallarate Re4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan Malpensa Airport T1 to Turin Corso Bolzano
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 49 - CARDUCCI CAP to Fermata 17659 - ALBA 014

Drive  •  1h 46m

  1. Drive from Stresa to Alba 180.1 km

Stresa to Alba by train

The train journey time between Stresa and Alba is around 5h 29m and covers a distance of around 271 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 47m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 12m. Services are operated by Trenitalia, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and Trenitalia Frecce. Typically 52 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:
3h 42m
Layover time:
1h 47m
Total time:
5h 29m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 12m
Train distance:
271 km
Trains per week:
52
Cheapest price:
€19
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:36
Last train departs at:
21:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stresa to Alba train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stresa to Alba is to bus and line 045 bus which costs €17 - €40 and takes 8h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Stresa to Alba is to drive which costs €23 - €35 and takes 1h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stresa to Alba. However, there are services departing from Stresa and arriving at Alba via Rho-Fiera Milano and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 39m.

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It is 137 km from Stresa to Alba. It is approximately 180.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Stresa to Alba without a car is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs €40 - €120.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Stresa to Alba, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stresa to Alba is to train which takes 4h 39m and costs €40 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus and line 045 bus, which costs €17 - €40 and takes 8h 4m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stresa to Alba is 180 km. It takes approximately 1h 46m to drive from Stresa to Alba.

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Map of how to get from Stresa to Alba.
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  • Distance: 137.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

You can take a train from Stresa to Alba via Rho-Fiera Milano and Torino Porta Susa in around 4h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stresa to Alba via Arona - Stazione Ferroviaria, Novara - Piazza Garibaldi Lato Dogana - Stazione Rfi, Novara, Vercelli, Vercelli - Stazione Ferroviaria - Piazza Roma, Casale Monferrato - Stazione Ferroviaria, Piazza Medaglie d'Oro, and Asti - Piazzale Antistante F.S. - Piazza Marconi in around 8h 4m.

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 Stresa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €11
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €19
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 Stresa to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €8
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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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 Stresa to Rho-Fiera Milano
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Rho-Fiera Milano to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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 Stresa to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Malpensa Airport T1 to Turin Corso Bolzano
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
STN
Phone
0321 472647
Email
info@stnnet.it
Website
stnnet.it
Bus from Arona - Stazione Ferroviaria to Novara - Piazza Garibaldi Lato Dogana - Stazione Rfi
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
STN
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 781660
Email
statcasale@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Casale Monferrato - Stazione Ferroviaria to Piazza Medaglie d'Oro
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Grouppo Stat
Arfea
Phone
800 13 60 44
Email
tpl@arfea.it
Website
arfea.it
Bus from Casale Monferrato to Asti
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Schedules at
arfea.it

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