Parma to Bologna train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Parma to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

48 m

Average

1 h 3 m

Trains per day

55

Distance

87 km

Cheap train tickets from Parma to start from $9 with an average ticket price of $9.

The fastest train from Parma to takes 48m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 3m and covers a distance of 87 km.

55 trains that leave Parma for every day with 54 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Regionale
11:58AM1h12
Parma station
01:10PMBologna Centrale
$91One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
07:27PM0h58
Parma station
08:25PMBologna Centrale
$91One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
08:27AM0h58
Parma station
09:25AMBologna Centrale
$91One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
03:00PM1h10
Parma station
04:10PMBologna Centrale
$91One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Regionale
12:27PM0h58
Parma station
01:25PMBologna Centrale
$91One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Parma to Bologna

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
durationAverage train duration56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$9 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRegionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia or Frecciabianca

Trains from Parma to Bologna cover the 53 miles (86 km) long journey taking on average 56 min with our travel partners like Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia or Frecciabianca. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Parma and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train companies: Regionale, Frecciarossa and Intercity from Parma to Bologna trains

Regionale, Frecciarossa and Intercity trains will get you between Parma and Bologna from $9 (€8). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Regionale is the regional train service of national carrier Trenitalia connecting all of Italy. It is the most convinient way to travel to both big cities and the smallest villages all over the Italian country. The regional trains have different names depending on the region they serve, such as Treno Regionale Veloce (TRV) and Treno Regionale Lento (TRL). Treno Rock and Treno pop are the two new trains part of Trenitalia regionale fleet. Trenitalia Regionale offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets (economy and standard), return tickets, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and power sockets. The most popular routes for Regionale are between Rome and Milan, Naples and Florence, and Turin and Venice.

Parma to Bologna train information with Regionale:

  • Average Duration: 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9
  • Regionale frequency: 2 a day

Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Regionale classes from Parma to Bologna

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Parma to Bologna with Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Regionale

Frecciarossa

Executive
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable armchair
  • Extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • 74 cm wide seats
  • Folding table
  • 2 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Meal included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Free access to FRECCIALounge and FRECCIAClub
  • Free entertainment access
  • Meeting area

Frecciarossa

Business
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • 69 cm wide seats
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Meal included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • Quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • Meeting area bookable

Frecciarossa

Premium
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom
  • No solo seats available
  • Standard seat width
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • Snacks included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • No access to meeting area

Frecciarossa

Standard
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Non extra legroom
  • No solo seats available
  • Standard seat width
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included in base fare ticket
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Needs to be disassembled in a bag or a fully closed folding bike*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No meal included
  • No meal or snacks included
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Youth fares available
  • No quiet area/zone
  • No luggage restriction
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • FRECCIAClub and FRECCIALounge access reserved for CartaFRECCIA Argento, Oro or Platino or Salottino ticket owner
  • Free entertainment access
  • No access to meeting area

FAQs: Trains from Parma to Bologna

FAQs: Travel by train from Parma to Bologna 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 Bologna.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Parma to Bologna can start from as little as $9 (€8) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Parma to Bologna is $9 (€8); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Parma to Bologna train travel time is 56 min   for the 53 mile (86 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Parma to Bologna leaves at 4: 47 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Parma to Bologna leaves at 10: 34 PM.
Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day from Parma to Bologna with Regionale, Frecciarossa or Intercity. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Parma to Bologna with Frecciarossa or Frecciabianca. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia or Frecciabianca.
When taking a train from Parma to Bologna, you can count on Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia or Frecciabianca for the best way to get you to Bologna. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Parma to Bologna and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Parma to Bologna with Intercity Notte. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Parma, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Parma and Parma, Parcheggio Scambiatore Nord. When arriving in Bologna, you can end your journey in train stations like Bologna Centrale, Bologna S. Vitale and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Parma, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Bologna from Parma is worth doing with a journey time of 56 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Parma to Bologna is January.
You have options as you can travel between Parma and Bologna 2 different ways: bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Parma and Bologna

Parma
Bologna
Parma is the most popular Parma railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Parma for your trip to Bologna.
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