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from Parma to Zurich

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Travel Information between Parma and Zurich

distanceDistance196 miles (316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£43 - £298
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £43 • 5 h 24 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £298 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Trenitalia

Take a flight or train to travel 196 miles (316 km) to Zurich from Parma. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £43. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Swiss or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Parma to Zurich.

Travel Tips

Travel from Parma to Zurich
Travel to Zurich 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 Zurich.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Zurich, Switzerland from Parma, Italy?

International travel from Parma, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if travelling from Parma?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Parma and Zurich.

Are there restrictions on reentering Italy from Zurich, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Parma, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Parma from Zurich restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Parma from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Parma, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 07/12/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Parma from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Parma to Zurich travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Parma to Zurich: flight or train.

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

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Parma to Zurich, which costs on average £43.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A train is generally £255 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £298 from Parma to Zurich.

What is the fastest way to Zurich from Parma?

The fastest way from Parma to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Zurich from Parma can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 24 min   on average.

How far is it from Parma to Zurich?

You should expect to travel around 196 miles (316 km) from Parma to Zurich.

How many services a day are there between Parma and Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Parma to Zurich is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Parma to Zurich as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Parma to Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Parma to Zurich:

  • Flights most often depart from Parma at Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Zurich at Zurich Airport.
  • Trains from Parma to Zurich most often leave from Parma and arrive in Zürich HB.
Who can get me from Parma to Zurich?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Parma to Zurich:

  • You can go to Zurich from Parma by plane with Swiss. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £298 with Swiss from Parma to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can go to Zurich from Parma by train with Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £43 with Trenitalia from Parma to Zurich on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel between Parma and Zurich?
Looking to extend your trip from Parma to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Parma to Zurich usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Munich from Zurich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Parma to Zurich ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Parma to Zurich, 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 plane ticket is on average £298 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £43 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Parma to Zurich 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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