Cheap train tickets from Parma to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£7

Average

£9

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Parma to Bologna will cost around £ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

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21:45Parma1h10 22:55Bologna Centrale
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£71One-way
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21:33Parma1h00 22:33Bologna Centrale
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17:58Parma1h12 19:10Bologna Centrale
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21:01Parma1h11 22:12Bologna Centrale
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16:33Parma0h54 17:27Bologna Centrale
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£71One-way

Train schedule Parma to Bologna

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04:11Parma1h12 05:23Bologna Centrale
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06:00Parma1h10 07:10Bologna Centrale
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06:27Parma1h02 07:29Bologna Centrale
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06:47Parma1h18 08:05Bologna Centrale
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07:05Parma1h04 08:09Bologna Centrale
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07:27Parma0h58 08:25Bologna Centrale
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07:37Parma1h05 08:42Bologna Centrale
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07:55Parma1h15 09:10Bologna Centrale
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08:06Parma0h58 09:04Bologna Centrale
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08:11Parma1h03 09:14Bologna Centrale
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08:31Parma0h55 09:26Bologna Centrale
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08:45Parma1h09 09:54Bologna Centrale
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08:54Parma0h48 09:42Bologna Centrale
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09:00Parma1h10 10:10Bologna Centrale
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09:32Parma0h55 10:27Bologna Centrale
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10:31Parma0h54 11:25Bologna Centrale
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11:06Parma1h07 12:13Bologna Centrale
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11:27Parma0h58 12:25Bologna Centrale
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11:54Parma0h48 12:42Bologna Centrale
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12:31Parma0h53 13:24Bologna Centrale
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12:54Parma0h48 13:42Bologna Centrale
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13:00Parma1h10 14:10Bologna Centrale
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13:27Parma0h58 14:25Bologna Centrale
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13:54Parma0h48 14:42Bologna Centrale
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13:58Parma1h12 15:10Bologna Centrale
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14:33Parma0h54 15:27Bologna Centrale
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14:54Parma0h48 15:42Bologna Centrale
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15:01Parma1h09 16:10Bologna Centrale
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15:27Parma0h58 16:25Bologna Centrale
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15:58Parma1h12 17:10Bologna Centrale
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16:16Parma0h58 17:14Bologna Centrale
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16:33Parma0h54 17:27Bologna Centrale
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16:42Parma1h08 17:50Bologna Centrale
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16:56Parma0h46 17:42Bologna Centrale
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17:00Parma1h10 18:10Bologna Centrale
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17:07Parma1h07 18:14Bologna Centrale
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17:19Parma1h01 18:20Bologna Centrale
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17:34Parma0h54 18:28Bologna Centrale
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17:58Parma1h12 19:10Bologna Centrale
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18:31Parma0h54 19:25Bologna Centrale
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18:46Parma0h56 19:42Bologna Centrale
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19:04Parma0h56 20:00Bologna Centrale
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19:06Parma1h10 20:16Bologna Centrale
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19:27Parma0h58 20:25Bologna Centrale
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19:54Parma0h48 20:42Bologna Centrale
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20:00Parma1h08 21:08Bologna Centrale
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20:27Parma0h58 21:25Bologna Centrale
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20:54Parma0h48 21:42Bologna Centrale
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21:01Parma1h11 22:12Bologna Centrale
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21:33Parma1h00 22:33Bologna Centrale
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21:45Parma1h10 22:55Bologna Centrale
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22:26Parma0h58 23:24Bologna Centrale
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22:36Parma0h59 23:35Bologna Centrale
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23:06Parma1h00 00:06Bologna Centrale
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23:43Parma0h50 00:33Bologna Centrale
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Sun
22 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Mon
23 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Tue
24 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Wed
25 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Thu
26 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Fri
27 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Sat
28 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Sun
29 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Mon
30 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Tue
31 May
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Wed
1 Jun
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Thu
2 Jun
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Fri
3 Jun
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Sat
4 Jun
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£6Flixbus
Sun
5 Jun
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Mon
6 Jun
£7Regionale
£6Flixbus
Tue
7 Jun
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£6Flixbus
Wed
8 Jun
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Thu
9 Jun
£7Regionale
£7Itabus
Fri
10 Jun
£7Regionale
£5Flixbus

Fastest train times from Parma to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

46 m

Average

1 h

Trains per day

55

Distance

87 km

Of the 55 trains that leave Parma for Bologna every day 55 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 87 km distance in an average of 1 h but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 46 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 18 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
16:56Parma0h46 17:42Bologna Centrale
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£171One-way
2nd Fastest
08:54Parma0h48 09:42Bologna Centrale
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£171One-way
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11:54Parma0h48 12:42Bologna Centrale
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£171One-way
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20:54Parma0h48 21:42Bologna Centrale
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13:54Parma0h48 14:42Bologna Centrale
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£171One-way

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Overview: Train from Parma to Bologna

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
durationAverage train duration58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£7 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesIntercity, Regionale, Intercity Notte, Frecciabianca, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia or Regionale Veloce

Trains from Parma to Bologna cover the 53 miles (86 km) long trip taking on average 58 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Regionale, Intercity Notte, Frecciabianca, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia or Regionale Veloce. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £7, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Parma and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train companies: Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains Parma to Bologna

You can travel by train to Bologna from Parma with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia for as low as £7. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.

Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel from Parma to Bologna, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 53 miles (86 km) long train route. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Parma to Bologna journey with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train timetable, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes from Parma to Bologna, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

Trenitalia from Parma to Bologna train information:

  • Average Duration: 58 min
  • Trenitalia frequency: 3 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Trenitalia when booking your train tickets to Bologna from Parma due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips: Trains from Parma to Bologna

Travel by train to Bologna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Parma to Bologna.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains to Bologna from Parma cost?

You can find a cheap train from Parma to Bologna for some dates and times for as low as £7  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Parma to Bologna?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Parma to Bologna train to cost on average £7  one way.

How far is it from Parma to Bologna by train?

You should expect to travel around 53 miles (86 km)  to Bologna from Parma by train.

What is the average Parma to Bologna train duration?

On average the train from Parma to Bologna duration is 58 min  for the 53 miles (86 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Parma to Bologna train leave from? Which Bologna train station do I come into from Parma?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Parma   and arriving in Bologna Centrale.

Where is the train station in Parma to go to Bologna? Where is the train station in Bologna located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Parma and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bologna most often arrive at Bologna Centrale and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can take me to Bologna from Parma?

When taking a train from Parma to Bologna, you can count on Intercity, Regionale, Intercity Notte, Frecciabianca, Frecciarossa, Trenitalia or Regionale Veloce for the best way to get you to Bologna. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Bologna from Parma and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Are there any Parma to Bologna direct train services?

Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Parma to Bologna. You can look to travel with Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Intercity or Intercity Notte  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

How many train services per day are there between Parma and Bologna?

The average number of trains departing Parma for Bologna is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Parma to Bologna? What time is the last train from Parma to Bologna?

The first Parma to Bologna train departs at 04: 47   and the last train from Parma to Bologna leaves at 22: 35. Check out the most up-to-date Parma to Bologna train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I buy Parma to Bologna train tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Bologna from Parma within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £7 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Parma to Bologna a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Parma
Bologna
The major railway station for departures from Parma is Parma. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Parma for your trip between Parma and Bologna.