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There are 5 ways to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus, train  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Linate Airport to Milan Centrale Milan Centrale - Milan Linate Airport
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma Fa / ...

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Train  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Piadena Re11
  2. Take the train from Piadena to Parma R8

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Line 45 bus, bus  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the line 45 bus from stazione forlanini to san donato m3 45 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan San Donato to Parma Bus Station Naples Metropark Central Parking - Bergamo Central Bus Station Bartolomeo Bono / ...

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma 124.5 km

Shuttle  •  1h 45m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Milano Linate airport to Parma

Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma by bus and train

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2h 21m Average Duration
€13 Cheapest Price
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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) → Parma
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The cost-effective way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma is to train, which costs €10 - €13 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma is to drive which costs €17 - €26 and takes 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma station. However, there are services departing from aeroporto di linate and arriving at Parma Bus Station via stazione forlanini and Milan San Donato. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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The distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) and Parma is 110 km. The road distance is 124.5 km.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 21m and costs €13 - €55.

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It takes approximately 2h 21m to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma, including transfers.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma bus services, operated by Milan Trams, depart from stazione forlanini station.

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The best way to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs €10 - €13. Alternatively, you can line 45 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3h 12m.

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Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma bus services, operated by Itabus, arrive at Parma Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma is 124 km. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma.

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Map of how to get from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma.
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  • Distance: 110.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 21m

What companies run services between Milan Linate Airport (LIN), Italy and Parma, Italy?

You can take a train from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma via stazione forlanini, stazione lambrate m2, Milano Lambrate, and Piadena in around 2h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan Linate Airport (LIN) to Parma via stazione forlanini, san donato m3, and Milan San Donato in around 3h 12m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Lambrate to Piadena
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Trenord
Train from Piadena to Parma
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Linate Airport to Milan Centrale
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
Milan Trams
Website
atm.it
Bus from stazione forlanini to san donato m3
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
atm.it
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Milan San Donato to Parma Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €55
Website
Itabus
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Milan San Donato Bus Station to Parma Via Villa Sant'Angelo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Milano Linate airport to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€31 - €34
Private
€95 - €180

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