There are 6 ways to get from Parma to Geneva by shuttle, plane, train, bus, night bus 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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Shuttle to Milan Linate, fly  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Parma to Milano Linate airport
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$76 - $412

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Leonetti Bus, night bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the Leonetti Bus from Parma, Viale Toschi to Milan, Lampugnano station Bracigliano
  2. Take the night bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$26 - $35

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Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Geneva (GVA) MXP - GVA

$100 - $254

Train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Milano Centrale Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$95 - $161

Bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Parma to Milan, Milan N77 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Geneva 405 / ...

$30 - $67

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Parma to Geneva 279.3 miles

$65 - $100

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No, there is no direct bus from Parma to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Geneva via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Parma to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Geneve via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Parma and Geneva is 361 km. The road distance is 446.9 km.

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The best way to get from Parma to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Parma to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Parma to Geneva is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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  • Distance: 225.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

What companies run services between Parma, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Parma to Geneva via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Parma to Geneva via Milan, Milan in around 7 h 46 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $21
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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Parma to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Night bus from Parma, Viale Toschi to Milan, Lampugnano station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Book at
ttisrl.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus

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Parma to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Parma to Geneva is 447 km. It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to drive from Parma to Geneva.

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FlexFlight ApS and Alitalia offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Parma to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Parma to Milan Linate Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 45 min and costs .

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