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Bus Information from Parma to Zurich

distanceDistance196 miles (316 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$68 (€57)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from Parma to Zurich cover the 196 miles (316 km) long route taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $68 (€57), but the average price of bus tickets is $68 (€57). Travelers depart most frequently from Parma and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

Bus companies

Travel with FlixBus between Parma and Zurich

You can travel by bus from Parma to Zurich with FlixBus for as low as $68 (€57). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.


FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Parma to Zurich due to the coronavirus:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips

    Bus to Zurich from Parma
    Take the bus 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 are the travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I'm coming from Parma, Italy by bus?

    Travel between Parma, Italy and Zurich, Switzerland by bus is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland 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 are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Parma and Zurich before traveling.

    Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland by bus?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Zurich to Parma is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland?

    Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Zurich?

    What are the requirements?

    • 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 safety rules to follow in Parma, Italy?

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

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

    Last checked on 12/4/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Parma from Zurich here.

    How much do cheap buses between Parma and Zurich cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Parma to Zurich buses for as little as $68 (€57)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a bus ticket from Parma to Zurich?
    The bus price to Zurich from Parma is on average $68 (€57)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    How far is Zurich from Parma by bus?
    The distance between Parma and Zurich by bus is approximately 196 miles (316 km).
    What is the Parma to Zurich bus travel time?
    The bus time between Parma and Zurich is on average 6 h 45 min  for the 196 miles (316 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Parma and Zurich by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    When traveling by bus from Parma to Zurich, which bus station in Parma do I depart from and which bus station in Zurich do I arrive in?

    Some of the Parma bus stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include Parma, Terminal Bus, Parma, Casello A1 Scambiatore Nord-Fermata Bus and Parma, Milano 2. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Zurich include Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Parma   and arriving in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

    Where is the bus station in Parma to go to Zurich? Where is the bus station in Zurich located?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Parma and travel around 0.5 miles (841 m) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Zurich.

    What bus providers offer a service between Parma and Zurich?
    If you're looking for buses from Parma to Zurich, you can rely on Flixbus to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Parma to Zurich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How far in advance should I buy bus tickets between Parma and Zurich for the best deals?
    If you purchase a bus ticket from Parma to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $68 (€57) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Zurich from Parma are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.