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There are 10 ways to get from Avignon to Parma by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma Fb / ...

$181 - $253

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Bus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Milan San Donato Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Parma 518 / ...

$29 - $42

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Train, Thello  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Take the Thello from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Parma Rv

$87 - $137

Train, bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Lyon-Part-Dieu - Marseille-St-Charles / ...
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Parma

$108 - $152

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Parma 401.9 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Marseille, fly to Bologna, train  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Bologna (BLQ) MRS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma

$129 - $401

Train to Marseille, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma

$114 - $348

Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma

$130 - $398

Train to Lyon, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma

$140 - $295

Train to Marseille, fly to Venice, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Venice (VCE) MRS - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma

$84 - $312

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Parma is to bus which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 11 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Parma is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 350€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Parma. However, there are services departing from Avignon and arriving at Parma via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Parma. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Parma via Geneve and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Parma is 449 km. The road distance is 643 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Parma without a car is to train which takes 9 h 23 min and costs 150€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 23 min to get from Avignon to Parma, including transfers.

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Avignon to Parma bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Avignon station.

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Avignon to Parma train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Parma is to train which takes 9 h 23 min and costs 150€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 11 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Parma.
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  • Distance: 280.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Avignon to Parma via Genève, Geneve, and Milano Centrale in around 9 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Parma via Milan San Donato and Milan, Milan in around 11 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Strasbourg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Marseille to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$35 - $38
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
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
Train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Saint-Charles to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
thello.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 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
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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$25 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Avignon to Milan San Donato
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Parma
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Avignon to Parma bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Parma station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Parma is 643 km. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Avignon to Parma.

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Air Dolomiti, Alitalia, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Bologna Airport.

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

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