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

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Train

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

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Bus via Piacenza

  1. Take the Bus from Florence to Piacenza
  2. Take the bus from Piacenza - Via Gorra to Moncalieri - Corso Trieste
  3. Take the bus from Fermata 3062 - SANGONE to Fermata 17659 - ALBA

2 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza to Savona
  2. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione

Drive

  1. Drive from Florence to Alba

Tuscany to Alba by train

The train journey time between Tuscany and Alba is around 5h 38m and covers a distance of around 512 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 27m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 43m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia, the Tuscany to Alba train service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Alba. Typically 60 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:
4h 11m
Layover time:
1h 27m
Total time:
5h 38m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 43m
Train distance:
512 km
Trains per week:
60
Cheapest price:
€38
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:10
Last train departs at:
18:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tuscany to Alba train schedules

Tuscany → Alba
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Inter-regional travel is permitted
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COVID-19 help in Italy

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1500

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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.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tuscany to Alba is to Bus via Piacenza which costs €28 - €40 and takes 7h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Tuscany to Alba is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tuscany to Alba. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Fermata 17659 - ALBA via Piacenza - Via Gorra and Fermata 3062 - SANGONE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tuscany to Alba. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Alba via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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It is 284 km from Tuscany to Alba. It is approximately 391.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Tuscany to Alba without a car is to train which takes 4h 58m and costs €35 - €120.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Tuscany to Alba, including transfers.

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Tuscany to Alba bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Florence station.

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Tuscany to Alba train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Tuscany to Alba is to train which takes 4h 58m and costs €35 - €120. Alternatively, you can Bus via Piacenza, which costs €28 - €40 and takes 7h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Tuscany to Alba.
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  • Distance: 283.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

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

You can take a train from Florence to Alba via Torino Porta Susa in around 4h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Alba via Piacenza, Piacenza - Via Gorra, Moncalieri - Corso Trieste, and Fermata 3062 - SANGONE in around 7h 59m.

Train operators
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
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
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
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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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Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Florence to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
BonelliBus s.a.s.
Phone
+39 0541662069
Website
bonellibus.it
Bus from Piacenza - Via Gorra to Moncalieri - Corso Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €16
Schedules at
bonellibus.it
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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Tuscany to Alba bus services, operated by Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, arrive at Fermata 17659 - ALBA station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tuscany to Alba is 392 km. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Tuscany to Alba.

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