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from Bologna to Parma

You can get from Bologna to Parma by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bologna to Parma on 21 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00Bologna0h50 08:50Parma
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£41One-way
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08:00Bologna0h50 08:50Parma
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£41One-way
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19:00Bologna1h30 20:30Parma
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£41One-way
20:50Bologna1h00 21:50Parma
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£51One-way
18:25Bologna, Autostazione1h20 19:45Parma, Terminal Bus
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£91One-way

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Wed
20 Oct
£6Regionale
£9Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£6Regionale
£9Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£6Regionale
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Sat
23 Oct
£6Regionale
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Sun
24 Oct
£6Regionale
£10Regionale
Mon
25 Oct
£6Regionale
£10Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£6Regionale
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Wed
27 Oct
£6Regionale
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Thu
28 Oct
£6Regionale
£33goopti
Fri
29 Oct
£6Regionale
£33goopti
Sat
30 Oct
£6Regionale
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Sun
31 Oct
£6Regionale
£10Regionale
Mon
1 Nov
£6Regionale
£10Regionale
Tue
2 Nov
£6Regionale
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Wed
3 Nov
£6Regionale
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Thu
4 Nov
£6Regionale
£33goopti
Fri
5 Nov
£6Regionale
£5Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£6Regionale
£6Regionale
Sun
7 Nov
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£5Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£6Regionale
£5Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£6Regionale
£5Flixbus

Travel Information from Bologna to Parma

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £7
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £7 • 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRegionale or Regionale

Travel 53 miles (86 km) by coach or train to Parma from Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Regionale or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bologna to Parma.

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FAQs
How do I go from Bologna to Parma?

There are 2 ways to get from Bologna to Parma: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Parma?

The cheapest way from Bologna to Parma is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £7 compared to other travel options to Parma:

A coach is about £1 less than a train, which costs on average £7 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Parma from Bologna?

The fastest way to get to Parma from Bologna is by train with an average travel time of 56 min.

There are alternative travel options to Parma that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 20 min   on average.

How many miles from Bologna to Parma would I travel?

The distance from Bologna to Parma is approximately 53 miles (86 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bologna to Parma?

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Parma is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bologna and Parma as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Bologna and in Parma?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bologna to Parma:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Bologna, Autostazione and arrive in Parma, Terminal Bus.
  • Most travellers take a train from Bologna Centrale to Parma.
Which travel companies can take me from Bologna to Parma?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bologna to Parma, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Regionale can get you to Parma by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Regionale from Bologna to Parma for £7 on Omio.
  • Travel with Regionale for trains to Parma. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Regionale Bologna to Parma tickets on Omio for £7.
Can I find a direct route between Bologna and Parma?

Yes, there are direct routes from Bologna to Parma with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Parma with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Parma with Trenitalia, Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Regionale, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Parma tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Where should I go next after I travel from Bologna to Parma?
Your journey from Bologna to Parma doesn't have to end in Parma. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Rome or Naples. If you’d like to add Milan, Rome or Naples to your Bologna to Parma trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Parma today!
How far in advance should I book my Bologna to Parma ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Bologna to Parma, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £7 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £7 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Bologna to Parma tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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