How to travel from Parma to Bologna

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from Parma to Bologna

How to get from Parma to Bologna by train, bus or flight.

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train

The best way to travel from Parma to Bologna is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Regionale
10:27AM0h58
Parma station
11:25AMBologna Centrale
$111One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Marino Autolinee
09:55PM1h25
Parma, Terminal Bus
11:20PMBologna
$71One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Frecciarossa
08:54AM0h48
Parma station
09:42AMBologna Centrale
$301One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Regionale
09:58AM1h12
Parma station
11:10AMBologna Centrale
$111One-way
0 transfers
Regionale
11:27AM0h58
Parma station
12:25PMBologna Centrale
$111One-way
0 transfers
Regionale
09:27AM0h58
Parma station
10:25AMBologna Centrale
$111One-way
0 transfers
Marino Autolinee
10:25AM1h25
Parma, Terminal Bus
11:50AMBologna
$121One-way
0 transfers
Itabus
03:00PM1h20
Parma
04:20PMBologna
$101One-way
0 transfers
Itabus
10:50AM1h40
Parma
12:30PMBologna
$271One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Bologna from Parma

distanceDistance53 miles (86 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$6 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Regionale

Travel 53 miles (86 km) by train or bus from Parma to Bologna. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Itabus or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Parma to Bologna.

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Find the best trip from Parma to Bologna with Frecciarossa, Intercity and Marino Autolinee. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Trenitalia Intercity is a high-speed train service operated by the Italian national railway company, Trenitalia. It operates throughout the country, with services running from early morning to late evening. The Intercity trains come in two types: the Intercity Plus, which is the fastest and most comfortable, and the Intercity, which is slightly slower but still offers a comfortable journey. Onboard facilities include air conditioning, power sockets, Wi-Fi, and a bar service. There are several ticket types available, including Standard, Super Economy, and Business. The most popular routes for Trenitalia Intercity are from Rome to Milan, Naples to Florence, and Turin to Venice.

    Trenitalia is the national railway of Italy, providing a comprehensive network of trains across the country including trains from Parma to Bologna. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, and Frecciabianca, as well as regional and intercity services. Frecciarossa trains are the fastest, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, while Frecciargento and Frecciabianca offer a more leisurely journey. Passengers can choose from a range of ticket types, including Economy, Standard, and Business Class. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. Popular routes include Milan to Rome, Venice to Florence, and Naples to Bari.

      FAQs: Travel from Parma to Bologna

      FAQs: Travel 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

      There are 2 options to travel to Bologna from Parma including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Bologna from Parma is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Parma to Bologna:

      A bus is $3 (€3) less than a train with an average ticket price of $9 (€8) from Parma to Bologna.

      The quickest way to travel between Parma and Bologna is by train, which takes on average 58 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 1 h 20 min of travel time.

      The distance is approximately 53 miles (86 km) from Parma to Bologna.

      The average frequency per day from Parma to Bologna is:

      • 7 buses per day.
      • 11 trains a day.

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

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

      • Most travelers board their bus from Parma, Via Villa Sant'Angelo (Terminal Bus) and arrive in Bologna, Stazione Centrale.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Parma and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

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

      • You can go to Bologna from Parma by bus with Itabus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, FlixBus, Infobus, SalamAir or GoOpti. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $6 (€5) with Marino Autolinee from Parma to Bologna on Omio.
      • You can travel by train between Parma and Bologna with Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Trenitalia or Frecciabianca, and you can find Trenitalia Parma to Bologna tickets for $9 (€8) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Parma to Bologna with the following travel companies:

      • Direct buses with Itabus, Marino Autolinee or FlixBus with 7 direct buses per day.
      • 11 direct trains per day with Regionale, Frecciarossa or Intercity.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Parma to Bologna often also extend their vacation to go to Florence, Rome, Milan, Venice or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bologna and these popular destinations at a great price.

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