How to travel from Florence to Parma

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from Florence to Parma

You can get from Florence to Parma by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Parma on Dec 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:09AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella2h22 09:31AMParma
2 transfers
06:25AMFlorence3h15 09:40AMParma
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08:44AMFlorence Rifredi2h47 11:31AMParma
2 transfers
08:21AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella2h16 10:37AMParma
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07:41PMFlorence Rifredi1h57 09:38PMParma
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Travel Information from Florence to Parma

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€7) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $17 (€16) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Regionale

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 84 miles (136 km) between Florence and Parma. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Itabus or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Florence to Parma.

Travel Tips: Travel from Florence to Parma

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Florence to Parma.

There are 4 travel options from Florence to Parma: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Parma from Florence is by taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€7).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Parma:

A bus is generally $10 (€9) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $17 (€16) from Florence to Parma.

The fastest way from Florence to Parma is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Parma that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 15 min   on average.

The Florence to Parma distance is around 84 miles (136 km).

The average frequency per day from Florence to Parma is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 18 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Parma from Florence as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Florence to Parma:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Parma, Terminal Bus.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Parma.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Parma:

  • You can take a bus from Florence to Parma with Itabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $7 (€7) with Itabus from Florence to Parma.
  • You can travel from Florence to Parma by train with Regionale. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $17 (€16) with Regionale from Florence to Parma.

Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Parma with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 2 direct trains a day to Parma with Frecciarossa, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services to Parma tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Your trip from Florence to Parma doesn't have to end in Parma. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Bologna or Rome. If you’d like to add Milan, Bologna or Rome to your Florence to Parma tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Parma today!

When planning your trip from Florence to Parma, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $7 (€7) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $17 (€16) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Florence to Parma online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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