There are 3 ways to get from Parma to Padua by train, 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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Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Padova Fr / ...

$26 - $43

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Bus  •  3 h 5 min

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

$11 - $20

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Parma to Padua 130.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Parma to Padua is to bus which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Parma to Padua is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Parma and Padua is 140 km. The road distance is 209.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Parma to Padua, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from PARMA - Casello A1 Parma-Parch. Scambiatore Nord-F.ta Bus and arriving at Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Parma to Padua. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Padova via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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

You can take a train from Parma to Padua via Bologna C.Le in around 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Parma to Padua twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from PARMA - Casello A1 Parma-Parch. Scambiatore Nord-F.ta Bus to Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Parma to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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