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There are 10 ways to get from Parma (Station) to Munich by train, bus, night train, car, shuttle or plane

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Train  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Ost Ecb

57€ - 114€

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Bus  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Parma to Milan, Milan N583 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Munich, Munich central bus station N95 / ...

24€ - 46€

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Train, night train via Bologna  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf Nj

62€ - 119€

Train, night train  •  14h 21m

  1. Take the train from Parma to S.Zeno Folzano R8
  2. Take the night train from Brescia to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Nj

63€ - 90€

Drive  •  5h 24m

  1. Drive from Parma (Station) to Munich 558.5 km

65€ - 100€

Shuttle to Bologna, fly to Munich  •  5h 18m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Parma to Bologna Airport
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Munich (MUC) BLQ - MUC

90€ - 324€

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Munich  •  5h 53m

  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 Munich (MUC) MXP - MUC

64€ - 205€

Train, train to Florence, fly to Munich  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Munich (MUC) FLR - MUC

75€ - 221€

Train, train to Verona, fly to Munich  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Parma to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Munich (MUC) VRN - MUC

87€ - 350€

Shuttle to Milan Linate, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Parma to Milano Linate airport
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Stuttgart (STR) LIN - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf

140€ - 528€

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The cheapest way to get from Parma (Station) to Munich is to bus which costs 24€ - 50€ and takes 10h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Parma (Station) to Munich is to shuttle and fly which takes 5h 18m and costs 90€ - 330€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Parma (Station) to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Parma (Station) to Munich. However, there are services departing from Parma and arriving at Muenchen Ost via Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 13m.

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The distance between Parma (Station) and Munich is 382 km. The road distance is 558.5 km.

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The best way to get from Parma (Station) to Munich without a car is to train which takes 8h 13m and costs 55€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from Parma (Station) to Munich, including transfers.

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Parma (Station) to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Parma station.

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Parma (Station) to Munich train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Parma station.

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The best way to get from Parma (Station) to Munich is to train which takes 8h 13m and costs 55€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 50€ and takes 10h 55m.

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  • Distance: 382 km
  • Duration: 8h 13m

What companies run services between Parma (Station), Emilia-Romagna, Italy and Munich, Germany?

You can take a train from Parma (Station) to Munich via Bologna Centrale in around 8h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Parma (Station) to Munich via Milan, Milan in around 10h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 410€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 260€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bologna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 410€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 460€
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 260€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
27€ - 110€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 370€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 320€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 480€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
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
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Parma to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
13€ - 18€
Base Standard
28€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
5€ - 8€
Base Standard
8€ - 12€
Base Premium
10€ - 15€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
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
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Train from Parma to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
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
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bologna Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Brescia to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Nightjet
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Parma to S.Zeno Folzano
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
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 Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
RegioJet
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Parma to Bologna Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
29€ - 140€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
29€ - 32€
Private
75€ - 140€
Shuttle from Parma to Milano Linate airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
31€ - 34€
Private
95€ - 180€

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Parma (Station) to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Parma (Station) to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Muenchen Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Parma (Station) to Munich is 559 km. It takes approximately 5h 24m to drive from Parma (Station) to Munich.

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The best way to get from Parma (Station) to Bologna Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 25m and costs 29€ - 140€.

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