How to travel from Parma to Zurich

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Travel Information to Zurich from Parma

distanceDistance196 miles (316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $624
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 7 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $624 (€553) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Trenitalia

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 196 miles (316 km) to Zurich from Parma. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Swiss or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Parma to Zurich.

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Travel between Parma, Italy and Zurich, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Italy enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from Parma?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 3/22/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Parma to Zurich.

The current restriction level for returning to Parma, Italy from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Parma, Italy from Zurich, Switzerland?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Parma from Zurich?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Parma, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Parma from Zurich here.

There are 3 travel options from Parma to Zurich: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Zurich from Parma is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Zurich:

A bus is $613 (€544) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Parma to Zurich costing on average $624 (€553).

Taking a bus is usually $88 (€78) less than taking a train to Zurich, which costs on average $98 (€87) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Parma to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 22 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 196 miles (316 km) from Parma to Zurich.

The average frequency per day from Parma to Zurich is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Parma and Zurich as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Parma, Terminal Bus to Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Milan Malpensa Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Parma and arrive in Zürich HB.

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

  • You can travel to Zurich from Parma by flight with Swiss. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $624 (€553) with Swiss from Parma to Zurich.
  • You can go to Zurich from Parma by train with Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for $98 (€87) with Trenitalia from Parma to Zurich on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Parma to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Parma to Zurich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Munich from Zurich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $624 (€553) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $98 (€87) one way on average.

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

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