The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Florence to Parma is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 52 trains that leave Florence for Parma every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||84 miles (136 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 31 min|
|Average train ticket price||$2 (€2)|
|Train frequency||18 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Regionale, Frecciabianca, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Italo, Intercity or Frecciargento|
Trains from Florence to Parma cover the 84 miles (136 km) long route taking on average 2 h 31 min with our travel partners like Regionale, Frecciabianca, Trenitalia, Intercity Notte, Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Italo, Intercity or Frecciargento. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $2 (€2). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Parma.
Find the best route from Florence to Parma with Omio's train partners Frecciarossa, Italo and Intercity! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel to Parma from Florence? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa train between Florence and Parma with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country, including the Florence to Parma journey. Omio shows you current Frecciarossa schedules and tickets to cover the 84 miles (136 km) distance. You can choose from fares like Super Economy, Economy, and Base for the best deals on this route. Trenitalia discount cards can also be applied when purchasing your Frecciarossa ticket on Omio.
All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers. Frecciarossa covers long distances and connects major cities in Italy in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and can reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Frecciarossa offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and you can book Frecciarossa tickets with us in a few steps!
Frecciarossa from Florence to Parma train information:
Intercity tickets to Parma from Florence are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with Intercity between Florence and Parma all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Intercity train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 84 miles (136 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Intercity train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Florence to Parma routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Intercity Florence to Parma train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Intercity train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Parma with Intercity!
Train information from Florence to Parma with Intercity:
Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.
Florence to Parma train information with Italo:
There are approximately 33 daily trains from Florence to Parma with three direct trains available for passengers who want to get to their destination in the shortest time possible. Direct trains take approximately 3h 51min to complete this 85-mile (137 km) journey while connecting trains take slightly longer to complete the journey. However, the cost of traveling via connecting trains is usually cheaper than that of direct trains.
On average, two trains depart from Florence to Parma on an hourly basis, adding up to 33 trains per day and 231 trains per week. The first train of the day departs from Florence at around around2:03 a.m and arrives in Parma at approximately 5:29 a.m with one connection at Bologna Centrale. The last Florence to Parma train of the day departs at 8:38 p.m to arrive at its destination 5h 31min later with two connections during the trip.
It takes between 3h 51min and 6h 18min to travel from Florence to Parma by train. Most direct trains, as already mentioned take 3h 51min to travel between the cities while faster direct trains will get you to Parma from Florence in just about 1h 55min. Connecting trains, on the other hand, take between 3h 25min and 6h 18min to complete the journey depending on the speed and number of stop-connections (which can either be one or two).
Departing StationFirenze Santa Maria Novella (SMN) is the main departure station for trains leaving for Parma from Florence. This is the main train station in Florence and also one of the busiest in Europe serving over 160,000 passengers per day. The station has 19 platforms labeled from left to right. Located in the city center, SMN0.75 miles (1.2 km) is from the Ponte Vecchio Bridge and 800m (0.5 miles) from the Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore. There are a number of eateries and bars within the station, including McDonald's. Some trains depart Florence for Parma from Rifredi railway station. This train station is located near Careggi hospital and a few minutes’ walk from the city center. Rifredi train station is served by 5 platforms that are interconnected by a pedestrian underpass. Some of the amenities at the station include a ticket office, a bar, and a passenger lounge. A handful of trains leave Florence for Parma from Campo di Marte train station. Also known as Firenze Campo di Marte, this railway station is located about 2 km (1.2 miles) from Florence city center. It is also located within walking distance from Stadio Artemio Franchi, Fiorentina F.C home stadium. Amenities at this train station include eateries, a booking station, restrooms, and a bar.
Arrival StationParma railway station (Stazione di Parma) is the railway station that serves Parma city. It located at Piazzale towards, the northern end of the city center. The station’s passenger building is made up of the main section and two smaller sections that are connected by corridors. The station’s eight tracks are served by four platforms. You can get to the station by bus, taxi, or private vehicle. Some of the facilities in this station include self-service ticket vending machines, newspaper kiosks, tobacco shops, and bike rental shops.
Trenitalia is the train company that offers passenger transport from Florence to Parma by train. The trains are modern, traveling at 186 mph (300 km/h) and offering comfortable train services to Italy’s main cities. Trenitalia trains offer four different class options, giving passengers the option of traveling in more comfort and choosing the carriage option of their preference. Trenitalia trains offer three ticket types: flex tickets, economy tickets, and low-cost tickets.
As already mentioned, passengers on Trenitalia trains can choose from four class types. Besides the guaranteed basic services, passengers can also choose add-on services that are designed to make the journey more comfortable. With 33 trains leaving Florence for Parma on any given day and three direct trains, it is easy to schedule your journey to avoid the inconvenience that comes with transfers during your trip. Direct trains are handy when you want to shorten your travel time since they take between 1h 55min and 3h 51min depending on how fast your train is traveling. However, if you have more time in your hands, and would love to enjoy the countryside scenery, all the while saving money on your fare, then you are better off booking a connecting train.
As already mentioned, Trenitalia trains offer four class types for its passengers. The smart class comes with reclining leather seats, Wi-Fi, power sockets, footrests, and vending machines for cold and hot drinks. The smart class also offers free access to the cinema carriage as well as an assistance service for underage travelers. The Comfort Class offers larger seats with additional space, free Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The Prime Class comes with large, comfortable seats, arm and footrests, snacks and free drinks, vending machines, a reading light, and free Wi-Fi. Finally, the Club Executive Class is the most exclusive class with reserved lounges, Fast Track boarding, a welcome service, bespoke catering, and 9-inch screens. Passengers in Trenitalia trains can bring along small pets weighing up to 10kg. However, there is no weight limit for dogs. Foldable bikes and pushchairs are treated as standard luggage so you can fold and store them in the designated luggage racks. All Trenitalia trains have facilities for disabled passengers.
You can save money on your Florence to Parma train tickets by booking early. All you need to do is purchase your ticket from the train company’s website several days or weeks prior to your travel. Flexibility with your travel times can also help you save money on your Florence to Parma train tickets. Remember, Trenitalia, just like other train companies, tend to adjust their ticket pricing upwards during peak hours, between 6:00 a.m and 10:00 a.m and 3:00 a.m and 7:00 a.m . You can greatly save money on your train ticket by traveling outside of these peak hours. You can also save money on your train tickets by opting for slower and connecting trains. Finally, lookout for special offers if you are hoping to save money on your Florence to Parma train tickets.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Parma.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Parma most often arrive at Parma and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from this train station to the city center.
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