How to get from Zurich to Parma

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Travel Information between Zurich and Parma

distanceDistance196 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£50 - £118
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £50 • 7 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £118 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee, Eurowings or Trenitalia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 196 miles to Parma from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £50. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Marino Autolinee, Eurowings or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Parma.

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Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Parma, Italy is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Parma from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Parma, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Zurich to Parma closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Italy is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Parma, Italy?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Parma?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Parma here.

You can travel to Parma from Zurich 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Parma, which costs on average £50.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Parma:

A coach is £68 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Parma costing on average £118.

A coach is about £26 less than a train, which costs on average £76 for this journey.

The fastest way from Zurich to Parma is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 27 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Parma by train can take on average 5 h 1 min.

The distance between Zurich and Parma is around 196 miles.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Parma is:

  • 7 coaches per day.
  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches from Zurich to Parma most often leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Parma, Terminal Bus.
  • Flights mostly leave from Zurich Airport and tend to arrive in Milan Malpensa Airport.
  • Trains from Zurich to Parma most often leave from Zürich HB and arrive in Parma.

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

  • Marino Autolinee can take you to Parma by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Marino Autolinee from Zurich to Parma for £50.
  • Eurowings can get you to Parma by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Zurich to Parma for £118 on Omio.
  • Travel with Trenitalia for trains to Parma. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Trenitalia Zurich to Parma tickets on Omio for £76.
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Parma often also extend their holiday to go to Milan, Bologna or Rome. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Parma and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £50 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £118 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £76 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Zurich 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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