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There are 7 ways to get from Croatia to Parma by train, bus, 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  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma Reg / ...

49€ - 98€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna N482 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Parma MarinoBus

34€ - 142€

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 402
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Rv
  3. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma Reg / ...

37€ - 91€

Bus via Padua  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Padova 4
  2. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PARMA - Casello A1 Parma-Parch. Scambiatore Nord-F.ta Bus Baltour

70€ - 127€

Drive  •  5h 43m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Parma 379.8 miles

75€ - 120€

Bus to Trieste, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Milan Linate (LIN) TRS - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma

86€ - 207€

Fly Zadar to Pula, shuttle, train  •  9h

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Pula (PUY) ZAD - PUY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Pula Airport to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma

93€ - 547€

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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Parma is to bus and train which costs 270 kn - 700 kn and takes 11h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Parma is to drive which costs 550 kn - 850 kn and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Croatia to Parma. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Parma via Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Parma. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Parma via Villach Hbf and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 49m.

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The distance between Croatia and Parma is 531 km. The road distance is 607.7 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Parma without a car is to train which takes 10h 49m and costs 360 kn - 750 kn.

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It takes approximately 10h 49m to get from Croatia to Parma, including transfers.

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Croatia to Parma bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zagreb station.

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Croatia to Parma train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Parma is to train which takes 10h 49m and costs 360 kn - 750 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 250 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 11h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Parma.
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  • Distance: 331.7 miles
  • Duration: 10h 49m

What companies run services between Croatia and Parma, Italy?

You can take a train from Zagreb to Parma via Villach Hbf and Bologna C.Le in around 10h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Parma via Bologna in around 11h 15m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Train operators
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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 50€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 22€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
18€ - 22€
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 22€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
18€ - 22€
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€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
18€ - 21€
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 Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
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 Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 21€
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
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
135€
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Padova
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
113€
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Bologna to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Schedules at
globtour.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Crnja Tours
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PARMA - Casello A1 Parma-Parch. Scambiatore Nord-F.ta Bus
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Baltour

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The quickest flight from Trieste Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Croatia to Parma bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Parma station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Parma is 608 km. It takes approximately 5h 43m to drive from Croatia to Parma.

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Alitalia offers flights from Trieste Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 391+ hotels available in Parma. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Zadar Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs 24 kn.

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