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There are 3 ways to get from Como to Parma by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale 10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma Fb / ...

26€ - 56€

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Como, Como Grandate to Parma 518

8€ - 15€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 50m

  1. Drive from Como to Parma 110.6 miles

23€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Parma is to bus which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Parma is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Como, Como Grandate and arriving at Parma. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Parma. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Parma via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Como and Parma is 148 km. The road distance is 176.9 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Parma without a car is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs 26€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Como to Parma, including transfers.

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Como to Parma bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Como, Como Grandate station.

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Como to Parma train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Parma is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs 26€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 3h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Como to Parma.
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  • Distance: 92.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Parma, Italy?

You can take a train from Como to Parma via Milano Centrale in around 2h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Parma once daily. Tickets cost 8€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 10m. Lirosi Linee also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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
1h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
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 Milano Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 18€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
15€ - 18€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como, Como Grandate to Parma
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Como to Parma
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Schedules at
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Como to Parma bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Parma station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Parma is 177 km. It takes approximately 1h 50m to drive from Como to Parma.

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