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Taking the train from Alba to Milan in 2 hours 23 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Alba to Milan? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 3 hours 30 minutes to travel the 78 miles (125 km) from Alba to Milan by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 23 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 21 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Alba to Milan start from €15.80 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Milan? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Alba to Milan by train

It takes an average of 3h 30m to travel from Alba to Milan by train, over a distance of around 78 miles (125 km). There are normally 21 trains per day travelling from Alba to Milan and tickets for this journey start from €15.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 23m
PriceFrom €15.80
Distance78 miles (125 km)
Frequency21 trains per day
First train06:07
Last train20:07
Departure stationAlba
Arrival stationMilan
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsAutostradale

Alba to Milan train times

Check out the next trains departing from Alba to Milan for Tuesday 8th February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:07 12:02 2h 55m, 1 change
10:07 12:50 2h 43m, 1 change
11:07 13:50 2h 43m, 1 change
11:07 13:30 2h 23m, 1 change
12:07 14:50 2h 43m, 1 change
12:07 14:48 2h 41m, 1 change
13:07 15:50 2h 43m, 1 change
14:07 17:02 2h 55m, 1 change
15:07 17:50 2h 43m, 1 change
16:07 18:40 2h 33m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Alba to Milan

The price of train tickets from Alba to Milan starts at €15.80 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Alba to Milan by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Alba to Milan? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Alba to Milan take?

The average journey time by train between Alba and Milan is 3 hours and 30 minutes, with around 21 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Alba and Milan by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Alba to Milan is 2 hours and 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Alba to Milan cost?

Train ticket prices from Alba to Milan can start from as little as €15.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Alba to Milan?

No, there are no direct train services from Alba to Milan. Travelling from Alba to Milan by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Alba to Milan leave?

The first train from Alba to Milan leaves at 06:07. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Alba to Milan leave?

The last train from Alba to Milan leaves at 20:07. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Alba and Milan by train?

Trains travelling from Alba to Milan cover a distance of around 78 miles (125 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Milan to Alba. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Alba to Milan.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Alba to Milan for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/08/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/27/2021 for travel on 12/27/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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