There are 4 ways to get from Venice to Parma by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Parma Reg / ...

$19 - $46

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Bus Baltour  •  4 h 50 min

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

$13 - $22

2 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Parma 505

$14 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Parma 154 miles

$35 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Parma. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Parma. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Parma via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Venice and Parma is 173 km. The road distance is 246.3 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Parma without a car is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Venice to Parma, including transfers.

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

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Venice to Parma train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Venezia S.Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Parma is to train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 25 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Venice to Parma.
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  • Distance: 107.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Venice to Parma via Bologna C.Le in around 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Parma 5 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

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 Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Bologna C.Le to Parma
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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Bus operators
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 Venice, Venice to Parma
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to PARMA - Casello A1 Parma-Parch. Scambiatore Nord-F.ta Bus
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
http://www.baltour.it/

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Parma is 246 km. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Venice to Parma.

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