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There are 4 ways to get from Parma to Como by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the train from Parma to Milano Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni Regional-Express / ...

$15 - $37

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Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Parma to Como 518

$10 - $17

2 alternative options

Train via Milano Bovisa Fnm  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from Parma to Milano Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Como Borghi R17 / ...

$16 - $36

Drive  •  1h 51m

  1. Drive from Parma to Como 111.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Parma to Como is to bus which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Parma to Como is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Parma and arriving at Como. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Parma to Como. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Como S. Giovanni via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 49m.

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The distance between Parma and Como is 148 km. The road distance is 178.6 km.

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The best way to get from Parma to Como without a car is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs 12€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 2h 49m to get from Parma to Como, including transfers.

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

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Parma to Como train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Parma station.

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The best way to get from Parma to Como is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs 12€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 3h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Parma to Como.
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  • Distance: 92.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 49m

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

You can take a train from Parma to Como via Milano Centrale in around 2h 49m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Parma to Como 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Lirosi Linee also services this route 3 times a week.

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 Parma to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
Train from Milano Centrale to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
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 Milano Centrale to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$5 - $16
First
$8 - $19
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 Parma to Como
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Parma to Como
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Parma to Como is 179 km. It takes approximately 1h 51m to drive from Parma to Como.

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There are 2686+ hotels available in Como. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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