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

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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Fly Paris CDG to Bologna, train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$77 - $334

Cheapest option

Train to Beauvais, fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Bologna (BLQ) BVA - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ferrara

$62 - $372

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Fly Paris Orly to Venice, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Venice (VCE) ORY - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara

$63 - $281

Fly Paris CDG to Venice, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Venice (VCE) CDG - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara

$65 - $253

Fly Paris CDG to Florence, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Florence (FLR) CDG - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Ferrara Station

$98 - $389

Fly Paris Orly to Florence, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Florence (FLR) ORY - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Ferrara Station

$86 - $327

Fly Paris Orly to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Milan Linate (LIN) ORY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ferrara

$84 - $313

Train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le Fr
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ferrara Rv / ...

$183 - $240

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Massy to Bologna, Bologna N521
  2. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione to Kennedy 356

$67 - $120

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione to Kennedy 356

$99 - $181

Night train, train  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Gare de Lyon to Padova Thello
  2. Take the train from Padova to Ferrara Fb / ...

$159 - $204

Drive  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Ferrara 701.2 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Ferrara is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Ferrara is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Ferrara. However, there are services departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Kennedy via Bologna Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Ferrara. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Ferrara via Torino Porta Susa and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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The distance between Paris and Ferrara is 834 km. The road distance is 1122 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Ferrara without a car is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs 150€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Paris to Ferrara, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Ferrara is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs 150€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 16 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Paris to Ferrara bus services, operated by TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna, arrive at Kennedy station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Ferrara.
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  • Distance: 521.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Ferrara via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Bologna C.Le in around 9 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Ferrara via Massy Palaiseau, Paris, Massy, Bologna, Bologna, and Bologna Autostazione in around 16 h 57 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Paris Orly to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Paris Orly to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Florence via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
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 Bologna C.Le to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Ferrara Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Ferrara Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Ferrara Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova Station to Ferrara Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to 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 - $40
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Padova
Ave. Duration
13 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thello.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Massy to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TPER - Trasporto Passeggeri Emilia Romagna
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Bologna
Ave. Duration
16 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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