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There are 12 ways to get from Paris to Parma by train, bus, night train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train inOui TGV  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma Fb / ...

$183 - $251

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Fly Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ORY - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma

$64 - $223

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Bus  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Parma

$90 - $160

Train Trenitalia  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Brescia En
  2. Take the train from Brescia to Parma R8

$70 - $154

Night train, train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma Fb / ...

$106 - $162

Drive  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Parma 619.4 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, shuttle  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Milano Linate airport to Parma

$90 - $450

Fly Paris CDG to Milan Linate, shuttle  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Milan Linate (LIN) CDG - LIN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Milano Linate airport to Parma

$87 - $412

Fly Paris CDG to Bologna, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bologna (BLQ) CDG - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma

$81 - $328

Fly Paris CDG to Florence, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Florence (FLR) CDG - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma

$92 - $395

Fly Paris CDG to Genoa, train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Genoa (GOA) CDG - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Parma

$77 - $326

Train to Beauvais, fly to Milan Bergamo, shuttle  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Beauvais-Gare-SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BVA - BGY
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Parma

$73 - $438

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Parma is to bus which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 15 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Parma is to fly and shuttle which costs 75€ - 400€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Parma. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Parma. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Parma via Lausanne and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 37 min.

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The distance between Paris and Parma is 755 km. The road distance is 991.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Parma without a car is to train which takes 9 h 37 min and costs 150€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to get from Paris to Parma, including transfers.

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Paris to Parma bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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Paris to Parma train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Parma is to train which takes 9 h 37 min and costs 150€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 15 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Parma.
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  • Distance: 472.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 37 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Parma, Italy?

You can take a train from Paris to Parma via Lausanne and Milano Centrale in around 9 h 37 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Paris to Parma 4 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $160 and the journey takes 15 h 31 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Genoa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Aigle Azur
Website
aigle-azur.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Brescia
Ave. Duration
14 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$110 - $130
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Parma
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$25 - $30
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Brescia to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $27
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Paris-Nord to Gare de Beauvais-Gare-SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Parma
Ave. Duration
15 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Milano Linate airport to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$36 - $39
Private
$110 - $210
Shuttle from Orio al Serio Airport to Parma
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$38 - $42
Private
$150 - $270

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Paris to Parma bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Parma station.

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Paris to Parma train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Parma station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Parma is 991 km. It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to drive from Paris to Parma.

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easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 332+ hotels available in Parma. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 9€.

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