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There are 12 ways to get from Parma to Rome by train, bus and ferry, bus, rideshare, car, shuttle or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Roma Termini Fr

$50 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Parma to Rome 518 / ...

$23 - $45

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Train via Bologna C.Le  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$37 - $80

Bus and ferry, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Parma to Florence
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini Station Bs-Na / ...

$94 - $131

Rideshare  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Parma to Rome 288.3 miles

$31

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Parma to Rome 285.2 miles

$65 - $100

Shuttle to Milan Linate, fly  •  4 h 39 min

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

$87 - $410

Train to Bologna, fly  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO) BLQ - FCO

$64 - $292

Train to Genoa, fly  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Parma to Genova Piazza Principe
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Rome (FCO) GOA - FCO

$61 - $301

Train, train to Florence, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO

$91 - $310

Train, train to Pisa, fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Rome (FCO) PSA - FCO

$121 - $401

Train, train to Verona, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna C.Le
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Rome (FCO) VRN - FCO

$63 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Parma to Rome is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Parma to Rome is to train which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Parma and arriving at Rome. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Parma and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Parma and Rome is 367 km. The road distance is 456.3 km.

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The best way to get from Parma to Rome without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 45€ - 65€.

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The train from Parma to Roma Termini takes 3 h 16 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Parma to Rome is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 45€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 6 h.

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Map of how to get from Parma to Rome.
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  • Distance: 229.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Parma to Rome once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Parma to Rome 5 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h. TTI Slr also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Pisa to Rome
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Verona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Verona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Train operators
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 Parma to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Parma to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$25 - $30
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Parma to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Parma to Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TTI Slr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Parma to Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Parma to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Parma to Rome is 456 km. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Parma to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Parma to Rome bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 11683+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Parma and Rome. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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 30€ - 180€.

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