There are 3 ways to get from Parma to Padua by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 56 min

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

$16 - $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

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Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Parma to Padua 130.7 miles

$30 - $50

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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 twice daily, 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 56 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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The best way to get from Parma to Padua without a car is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Parma to Padua, including transfers.

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Parma to Padua bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from PARMA - Casello A1 Parma-Parch. Scambiatore Nord-F.ta Bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Parma to Padua is to train which takes 2 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Parma to Padua bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 station.

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Parma to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Padova station.

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Map of how to get from Parma to Padua.
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  • Distance: 87.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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 56 min. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Parma to Padua twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. FlixBus also services this route 5 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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Bologna C.Le to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
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
$19 - $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 - $16
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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 Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Parma to Padua is 209 km. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Parma to Padua.

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