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from Milan to Parma

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

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

19:20Milan Centrale1h38 20:58Parma
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08:30Milan1h50 10:20Parma
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18:15Milan Centrale1h43 19:58Parma
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07:50Milano, San Donato1h20 09:10Parma, Terminal Bus
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Travel Information from Milan to Parma

distanceDistance71 miles (115 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £10
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £10 • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTrenitalia or Regionale

Take a coach or train to travel 71 miles (115 km) to Parma from Milan. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Trenitalia or Regionale among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Milan to Parma.

How to Travel from Milan to Parma?

It's approximately 79 miles from Milan to Parma, and travelling between the two cities by public transport is an easy matter. Frequent trains and buses provide quick journey times, with the fastest trips enabling travellers to arrive in Parma in just over an hour. With more than 30 trains and many bus services on every day of the week, public transport really is the simple, relaxing and speedy way to travel between Milan and Parma!

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Milan to Parma?

 BlaBlaCar provides regular and affordable carpool or bus services to Parma, with speedy journey times starting at just one hour and 10 minutes. However, the cheapest way to get from Milan to Parma is via the Flixbus services. The fastest Flixbus coaches travel directly to Parma in around one hour and 24 minutes, and passengers can opt to hop off at a variety of local stops, making journeys even more convenient! 

What is the Fastest Way To Get from Milan to Parma?

The quickest direct trains to Parma take one hour and 14 minutes and arrive at the main Parma railway station. Train operators include Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Italo, and more. Trains depart from Milan Centrale rail station from the early hours until late at night on every day of the week. Although the majority of trains are direct services, some do require one change. 

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Travel from Milan to Parma By Train

With up to three trains per hour to Parma, travel from Milan really couldn't be more simple. Ticket prices vary throughout the day but are always an affordable transport option. Booking trains with journey times of around 1.5 hours can be the cheapest travel solution for passengers who prefer to take the train, and there are plenty of these services to choose from throughout the entire week. Most trains depart from Milan Centrale station, although some do leave from Porta Garibaldi or Rogoredo. All trains arrive at Parma station. This is a new building, which is fully accessible, is located within a couple of minutes' walk of beautiful Parma Cathedral in the centre of town. 

 Travel from Milan to Parma By Bus

The BlaBlaCar bus and carpool service operates to Parma from the very early hours of the morning, with journey times from just one hour and 10 minutes. BlaBlaCar provides a variety of stops in Parma, including the Viale delle Esposizione and Casello di Parma, located at the end of the A1 motorway. The cheapest coach service is provided by FlixBus, with the fastest journey times of one hour and 25 minutes. Most FlixBus coaches arrive at Parma Bus Station, which is located in the centre of the town. Additional buses are available from Sellitto, Bus Centre, and Autolinee Federico. Buses leave from a variety of Milan bus stations, including Lampugnano and San Donato M2. Both of these bus stations are serviced by the Milan Metro and other forms of public transport. 

Travel Tips

Travel from Milan to Parma
Travel to Parma 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 Milan to Parma.
How do I travel to Parma from Milan?

There are 2 ways to travel to Parma from Milan including taking a coach or train.

How do I get from Milan to Parma the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Milan to Parma is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Parma:

A coach is £1 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Milan to Parma costing on average £10.

What is the quickest way from Milan to Parma?

The fastest way to get to Parma from Milan is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 14 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Parma by coach can take on average 1 h 20 min.

How far is it from Milan to Parma?

The Milan to Parma distance is approximately 71 miles (115 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Milan to Parma is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Milan 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 Milan and in Parma?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Parma, Terminal Bus.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Milano Centrale and arrive in Parma.
Which travel companies can get me from Milan to Parma?

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

  • Trenitalia can get you to Parma by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Trenitalia from Milan to Parma for £9 on Omio.
  • Travel with Regionale to go to Parma by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Regionale Milan to Parma tickets on Omio for £10.
Can I find a direct route from Milan to Parma?

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

  • You can find a direct coach to Parma with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Busitalia or Calanda Viaggi.

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 buy tickets for this route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Milan to Parma?
Omio customers who travel from Milan to Parma often also extend their holiday to go to Bologna, Rome or Naples. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Parma and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket between Milan and Parma online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Parma from Milan, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £9 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £10 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Milan to Parma online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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