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Bologna to Parma by bus

The journey from Bologna to Parma by bus is 54.09 mi and takes 2 hr 11 min. There are 35 connections per day, with the first departure at 3:45 AM and the last at 9:11 PM. It is possible to travel from Bologna to Parma by bus for as little as $5.13 or as much as $83.79. The best price for this journey is $5.13.

Lowest Price$5.13
Journey Duration2 hr 11 min
Connection per Day35
Lowest Price$5.13
Highest Price$83.79
First Departure3:45 AM
Last Departure9:11 PM
Distance54.09 mi
DepartureBologna
ArrivalParma
CarriersMarino Bus, ItabusMore

Bologna to Parma Bus Times

Departure date
Monday, May 20, 2024

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Cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Parma
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Bologna to Parma.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Bologna to Parma, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Bologna to Parma.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $6.41 to $12.06 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 47% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Bologna to Parma

The cheapest Bologna - Parma bus tickets can be found for as low as $7.56 if you’re lucky, or $8.03 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $8.68.

Find the best day to travel to Parma by bus

When travelling to Parma by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Frecciarossa, operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company, is a renowned high-speed train service in Italy. FRECCIAROSSA trains, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, connect major cities including Rome, Milan, Naples, Florence, and Turin.

Itabus is a bus company that operates in Italy, offering long-distance bus services between major cities and airports. It provides service to Milan, Rome, Bologna, Venice, and other key cities in Italy. Itabus aims to provide affordable and sustainable travel options for passengers, with a focus on reducing carbon emissions and promoting eco-friendly practices.

Marino Bus is an Italian bus company that operates both domestic and international routes. Marino Bus operates routes to major Italian cities such as Rome, Milan, Florence, Bologna, and Naples, as well as international destinations such as Paris, Barcelona, and Munich. Marino Bus provides a range of services including bus rentals and intercity buses, connecting various destinations in France, Switzerland, Germany, and Luxembourg.

Ticket types and facilities from Bologna to Parma

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciarossa when traveling from Bologna to Parma.

Premium

Premium service includes a wider seat, more legroom, and access to additional amenities such as a welcome drink and a choice of newspapers. Coach 4 on the Frecciarossa 1000 train is reserved for the Premium level.
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Standard

Standard is the basic level of service and includes a comfortable seat and access to basic onboard services. Coaches 5-8 are for the Standard level with seats covered in gray eco-leather.
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Executive

Executive is the highest level of service and includes all of the amenities of the Business level, as well as a personal entertainment system, and gourmet meals served by a dedicated onboard chef.
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Business

Business service is designed for business travelers and includes all of the amenities of the Premium level, as well as access to a dedicated Business Lounge and priority boarding. Coaches 2 and 3 of Frecciarossa 1000 are reserved for the Business level of service.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciarossa trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Seek serenity? Frecciarossa offers designated quiet zones for Business Class to ensure a peaceful journey, free from distractions.
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No matter the model – be it ETR 500, ETR 600, ETR 700, or ETR 1000 – every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciarossa trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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Satiate your hunger at the FrecciaBistrò, stationed at the train's center. Or, for added convenience, order directly to your seat through the Portale FRECCE's EasyBistrò. Premium and Business Class travelers receive complimentary snacks and drinks, while Executive Class passengers delight in gourmet meals curated by chef Carlo Cracc.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
Services on board Marino Bus, Itabus and Frecciarossa from Bologna to Parma
Compare services on board when travelling from Bologna to Parma by bus.
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Bologna to Parma CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
6.09kg
Bus
6.53kg
Flight
17.41kg
Car
13.93kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Bologna to Parma?
A bus ticket from Bologna to Parma is $27.50. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $5.13.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Bologna to Parma?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Bologna to Parma is $5.13. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Bologna and Parma by bus?
Bologna to Parma is 54.09 mi.
How long does the bus between Bologna and Parma take?
Bologna to Parma is on average 2 hr 11 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 10 min.
Which companies operate from Bologna to Parma?
The bus journey from Bologna to Parma is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Marino Bus, Itabus, Italo Treno, Frecciarossa, FlixBus Italia S.r.l., Regionale Veloce, Autobus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Bologna to Parma?
Bologna to Parma has 35 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Bologna to Parma leave?
The earliest bus from Bologna to Parma departs at 3:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Bologna to Parma depart?
The latest bus from Bologna to Parma departs at 9:11 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Bologna to Parma in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $5.13 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Bologna to Parma?
There are on average 17 direct connection(s) from Bologna to go to Parma.
What's the fastest journey time between Bologna to Parma by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Bologna and Parma is 1 hr 10 min.
Is there a direct bus from Bologna to Parma?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Bologna and Parma.
What are the CO2 emissions for Bologna to Parma by bus?
The bus journey from Bologna to Parma creates 6.53kg of CO2 emissions.

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