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There are 6 ways to get from Parma to Umag by train, ferry, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale Re / ...

390 kn - 1.058 kn

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Bus via Venice  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from PARMA - Casello A1 Parma-Parch. Scambiatore Nord-F.ta Bus to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Umag bus station 419

180 kn - 231 kn

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Train, line 2 ferry, ferry  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...
  3. Take the line 2 ferry from P.le Roma "G" to Tronchetto 2 / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Venice to Umag

772 kn - 1.210 kn

Bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Parma to Brescia N1551 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brescia to Umag International

485 kn - 503 kn

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Parma to Umag 440.2 km

410 kn - 600 kn

Train, fly, shuttle  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Trieste (TRS) BLQ - TRS
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Airport to Novigrad

670 kn - 3.343 kn

Italy → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Italy

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Umag is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Umag is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Umag is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Croatia.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Parma to Umag is to bus via Venice which costs €23 - €35 and takes 8h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Parma to Umag is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Parma to Umag. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Umag via Brescia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 25m.

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The distance between Parma and Umag is 260 km. The road distance is 440.2 km.

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The best way to get from Parma to Umag without a car is to train and line 2 ferry and ferry which takes 7h 6m and costs €100 - €160.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Parma to Umag, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Parma to Umag is to train which takes 6h and costs €50 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €63 - €67 and takes 8h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Bologna Airport to Trieste Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Parma to Umag bus services, operated by Stav Bus, arrive at Umag station.

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Map of how to get from Parma to Umag.
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  • Distance: 260.5 km
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Parma, Italy and Umag, Croatia?

You can take a train from Parma to Umag via Bologna Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Trieste Centrale in around 6h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Parma to Umag via Brescia in around 8h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
850 kn - 4.200 kn
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
750 kn - 9.500 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160 kn - 900 kn
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
190 kn - 1.000 kn
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
230 kn - 1.100 kn
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
180 kn - 950 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from Bologna to Trieste via Olbia, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.100 kn
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Parma to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80 kn - 340 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
80 kn - 110 kn
Base Standard
190 kn - 250 kn
Base Premium
240 kn - 340 kn
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70 kn - 190 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
70 kn - 100 kn
Base Standard
110 kn - 150 kn
Base Premium
130 kn - 190 kn
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 400 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
100 kn - 150 kn
Base Standard
230 kn - 310 kn
Base Premium
280 kn - 400 kn
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75 kn - 200 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
75 kn - 110 kn
Base Standard
110 kn - 160 kn
Base Premium
130 kn - 200 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Parma to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
50 kn - 75 kn
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 90 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
65 kn - 90 kn
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
75 kn - 110 kn
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 Centrale
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 100 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
90 kn - 100 kn
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75 kn - 150 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
130 kn - 150 kn
Train from Venezia Mestre to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75 kn - 160 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
140 kn - 160 kn
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80 kn - 160 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
140 kn - 160 kn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Parma to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 410 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45 kn - 130 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
45 kn - 65 kn
Smart Low Cost
45 kn - 65 kn
Smart Flex
90 kn - 130 kn
Train from Mestre to Trieste Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 320 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
120 kn - 180 kn
Smart Low Cost
100 kn - 160 kn
Smart Flex
230 kn - 320 kn
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45 kn - 140 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
45 kn - 70 kn
Smart Low Cost
45 kn - 70 kn
Smart Flex
95 kn - 140 kn
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Parma to Brescia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 85 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Umag bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
95 kn - 120 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Stav Bus
Phone
0381 325195
Email
stavbus@stav.it
Website
stavautolinee.it
Bus from Brescia to Umag
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
417 kn - 422 kn
Schedules at
stavautolinee.it
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PARMA - Casello A1 Parma-Parch. Scambiatore Nord-F.ta Bus to VENEZIA MESTRE - Viale stazione lato opposto civico 8/C
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 120 kn
Website
Baltour
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Airport to Novigrad
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
210 kn - 1.700 kn
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
210 kn - 270 kn
Private
500 kn - 1.700 kn
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Parma to Umag is 440 km. It takes approximately 4h 19m to drive from Parma to Umag.

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Air Dolomiti, Wizz Air, Tayaran Jet and three other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Umag. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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