Merano 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 Merano-Maia Bassa Meran-Untermais and arrive at Alba every about 3 hours on average. If travelling with Trenitalia, you need to know the Merano to Alba train schedule: the first train leaves at 09:20, while the last ride is at 18:20. A Merano to Alba train cost about 54.65 €. But how long is the train ride from Merano to Alba? Your journey takes about 10 hours on average.