The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 8 m
5 h 21 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Zurich for Parma every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||196 miles (316 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 1 min|
|Average train ticket price||$69 (€61)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Frecciabianca, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa|
Trains from Zurich to Parma cover the 196 miles (316 km) long route taking on average 5 h 1 min with our travel partners like Frecciabianca, Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $69 (€61), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Parma.
For as little as $45 (€40) you can travel by train to Parma from Zurich with Trenitalia and Frecciarossa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Find the perfect train from Zurich to Parma with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance to Parma from Zurich by train is 196 miles (316 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is $45 (€40). Check out Trenitalia’s train schedule to Parma from Zurich, compare the best prices for the journey and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!
Trenitalia is the main provider of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.
There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railroad company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 196 miles (316 km) between Zurich and Parma on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.
You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Zurich to Parma journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Zurich to Parma train ticket on Omio and enjoy traveling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Parma, Italy by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Parma from Zurich before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Parma is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Parma closer to your date of departure here here.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Zürich HB to Parma.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Zürich HB, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Parma, called Parma, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city center.
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