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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Carmagnola

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Mondovi'
  2. Take the bus from Fermata 27372 - MONDOVI' to Fermata 22552 - ALBA

Train via Savona

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona
  2. Take the train from Savona to Carmagnola

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sanremo - p.zza Colombo to Savona
  2. Take the bus from Savona - Piazza Del Popolo to Alba - Autostazione

Drive

  1. Drive from Ventimiglia to Alba

Ventimiglia to Alba by train

The train journey time between Ventimiglia and Alba is around 5h 25m and covers a distance of around 255 km. This includes an average layover time of around 56 min. The fastest train normally takes 5h 25m. Services are operated by Trenitalia. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 29m
Layover time:
56 min
Total time:
5h 25m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 25m
Train distance:
255 km
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:28
Last train departs at:
15:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ventimiglia to Alba train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ventimiglia to Alba is to train and bus which costs €15 - €29 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Ventimiglia to Alba is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ventimiglia to Alba. However, there are services departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Alba - Autostazione via Sanremo - p.zza Colombo and Savona - Piazza Del Popolo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ventimiglia to Alba. However, there are services departing from Ventimiglia and arriving at Alba via Carmagnola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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It is 107 km from Ventimiglia to Alba. It is approximately 226.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Alba without a car is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs €18 - €40.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Ventimiglia to Alba, including transfers.

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Ventimiglia to Alba bus services, operated by Satam Bus, depart from Sanremo - p.zza Colombo station.

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

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The best way to get from Ventimiglia to Alba is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs €18 - €40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Ventimiglia to Alba.
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  • Distance: 106.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Ventimiglia to Carmagnola 3 times a day. Tickets cost €15 - €29 and the journey takes 3h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ventimiglia to Alba via San Remo - Autostazione, Sanremo - p.zza Colombo, Savona, and Savona - Piazza Del Popolo in around 6h 14m.

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 Ventimiglia to Carmagnola
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €29
Train from Ventimiglia to Mondovi'
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
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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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 Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
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 Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Thello
Bus operators
Satam Bus
Phone
+39 0871 344969
Email
satam@gruppolapanoramica.it
Website
satambus.it
Bus from Sanremo - p.zza Colombo to Savona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
satambus.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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Ventimiglia to Alba bus services, operated by AUTOLINEE GIORS S.r.l., arrive at Alba - Autostazione station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ventimiglia to Alba is 227 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Ventimiglia to Alba.

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