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Train Information between Venice and Parma

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRegionale Veloce or Frecciarossa

Trains from Venice to Parma cover the 106 miles (171 km) long route taking on average 3 h 17 min with our travel partners like Regionale Veloce or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $21 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Parma.

Train companies

Frecciarossa trains from Venice to Parma

Find the best trains between Venice and Parma with Omio's travel partners Frecciarossa from $21 (€17). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.


Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel between Venice and Parma? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa train between Venice and Parma with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country, including the Venice to Parma journey. Omio shows you current Frecciarossa schedules and tickets to cover the 106 miles (171 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!

Trains from Venice to Parma

There are around 22 trains that depart Venice for Parma each day, leaving at a frequency of one to three trains per hour. You can expect to spend between 3h 31min and 3h 51min traveling this course. However, boarding the high-speed Frecciabianca trains will slightly reduce your travel time to approximately 3h 25min (fastest) or 3h 27min (second fastest.) There are many top attractions to visit when you arrive at Parma, including the breathtaking Cattedrale di Parma and the eye-catching Battistero di Parma.

Venice to Parma Train Time: Daily Departures

You can catch a train from Venice to Parma each hour since the 22 trains that serve the course leave at a frequency of one to three per hour. Each week, there are about 154 trains that leave the departing station at Venice for Parma. The first train of the day leaves Venice Mestre railway station at 5.53 a.m., with the journey estimated to last 3h 38min. This course entails a transfer at Bologna Centrale before arrival at the Parma railway station. If you want to catch the last train of the day, get to Venice Santa Lucia railway station before 7.40 p.m. when the train leaves. The trip will involve a switch at Bologna Centrale before ending at Parma railway station.

How long is the journey by train from Venice to Parma?

The estimated travel time for the trains from Venice to Parma is between 3h 31min and 3h 51min. However, taking a high-speed train can reduce your travel time to around 3h 27min or 3h 25min. All the trains working the Venice to Parma route require one switch at either Bologna Centrale or Brescia railway station. You can travel during the weekend and arrive in Parma on schedule since the trips have an almost similar program to the weekday ones.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Venice to Parma?

Departure train station: When traveling to Parma from Venice, your departing train station is either Venice Mestre railway station or Venice Santa Lucia railway station. Located 5 miles (9 km) from Venice's city center, you can get to Venice Mestre by ACTV bus. The railway station has facilities such as baggage rooms for storing luggage and "Self Bar" vending kiosks for stocking up snacks. There's also a station buffet if you want to get some pastries for your trip. Venice Santa Lucia is Venice's central station, and it lies right in the city center. It has 23 platforms with food courts and pizzerias where you can stock up for your journey or eat. Since the train station has no road access, you can't take land public transportation but use water taxis or vaporettos (water buses).

Arrival train station: A train journey from Venice to Parma ends at the Parma railway station. The historic city center's heart is just a 10min walk from the Parma railway station. You can also choose to get to the city center via a 6min ride by Trolley bus or taxi. Facilities present at the station include self-service ticket machines, a newspaper kiosk, and a tobacco shop. The Cicletteria bike-sharing and rental bike service are also available.

Which train companies travel from Venice to Parma?

Trenitalia, the primary train operator in Italy, sends its trains from Venice to Parma. The company trains range from slow-moving to high speed, where travelers overlook longer voyages or high costs. Trenitalia trains can journey one long travel or have planned stops for changes depending on the schedules. The high-speed trains often take non-stop routes to minimize travel time, while the slow-moving trains usually involve connecting trains. However, the train company may choose to include transfers or switches for every train, like those that journey the Venice to Parma route.

Trenitalia trains from Venice to Parma

When journeying from Venice to Parma, you can choose from the Regionale, Intercity, Frecciarossa, and Frecciabianca trains by Trenitalia. Of the four, Frecciabianca trains are the fastest and will get you to Parma in about 3h 25min. Frecciarossa trains are equally high-speed trains that travel as fast as Frecciabianca. While Intercity is also high-speed train, they're not as quick as their Frecce counterparts. However, their upside is that they link passengers with more cities. The slowest and oldest trains are the Regionale ones that deliver ordinary train services. Their courses usually involve stops and connecting trains on almost all the train stations on the way. Trenitalia trains leave Venice on an hourly schedule, and all the trains departing for Parma have scheduled stops.

Train Venice to Parma: Services on Board

When traveling on board Regionale trains, expect to receive second class services only. The good thing with purchasing their tickets is that you can do it online and get already validated access. The high-speed trains require travelers to reserve their tickets, either online or at the train station. Intercity trains' classes of service include first and second-class, while those of the Frecce trains are executive, business, premium, and standard. Among the perks that you'll receive while traveling in high-speed trains include air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, baby changing tables, and toilets in every coach. When it comes to your luggage, you can carry any weight aboard any Trenitalia train since there's no luggage restriction. However, the provider generally allows two suitcases or bags per passenger and one hand luggage. If traveling with your bicycle, you ought to fold it or disassemble it and put it in a luggage compartment. And if you want to travel with your little or sizeable furry companion, Trenitalia lets passengers travel with small pets free of charge in first and second class and large dogs at half price in second class. Any disabled person can seek assistance with navigating the train services by contacting Trenitalia's call center, calling RFI's national telephone number, or checking out the Sale Blu program.

How to find cheap train tickets from Venice to Parma?

If you're on a budget and looking to save some money, one big travel hack is by booking in advance to take advantage of the cheap tickets that deplete fast. Another option is to choose to travel via connecting trains that go on slower journeys. If you're flexible with the dates you travel and journey during off-peak days, you'll travel at a minimal cost since there's no demand. You can also leverage the various ticket offers available for the train company, such as the group, child-free passes (Bimbi Gratis), and the 2×1 special by Trenitalia.

Travel Tips

Trains from Venice to Parma
Travel by train to Parma 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 Venice to Parma.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Venice to Parma?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Parma from Venice for as low as $21 (€17)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Venice to Parma?
The Venice to Parma train ticket price is on average $22 (€18)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is Parma from Venice by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Parma from Venice by train to be approximately 106 miles (171 km).
How many hours is the train time from Venice to Parma?
The Venice to Parma train duration is on average 3 h 17 min, which is to be expected when traveling 106 miles (171 km) from Venice to Parma. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Venice goes to Parma? What train station do I come into Parma from Venice?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Venezia Mestre   and arrive in Parma.

Where do I find the Venice train station to Parma? Where is the Parma train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Venezia Mestre, is located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the city center of Venice.

The most popular arrival train station, Parma, is located 0.5 miles (841 m) away from the city center of Parma.

Which train providers can take me between Venice and Parma?
For the best Venice to Parma train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Regionale Veloce or Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Venice and Parma to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there from Venice to Parma a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Venice to Parma. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Venice to Parma? When is the last train from Venice to Parma?
The first Venice to Parma train departs at 4: 53 AM   and the last train from Venice to Parma leaves at 1: 34 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Venice to Parma on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets to Parma from Venice to score the best deals?
You can find trains to Parma from Venice to cost on average $22 (€18) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Venice to Parma train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Venice is Venezia Mestre. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Venezia Mestre for your journey from Venice to Parma.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 892021
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Venezia Mestre
Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 0415298711
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Venezia Santa Lucia
Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE