Bologna to Alba trains might be a good value for money solution: travelling in Italy by train is often rather cheap and faster than taking a bus indeed Trains leave from Bologna Centrale and arrive at Alba every 60 minutes on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Bologna to Alba train schedule: the first train leaves at 06:28, while the last ride is at 16:38. A Bologna to Alba train cost about 29.25 €. But how long is the train ride from Bologna to Alba? Your journey takes about 6 hours on average.