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Parma to Bologna by bus

The journey from Parma to Bologna by bus is 54.09 mi and takes 2 hr 2 min. There are 34 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:10 AM and the last at 11:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Parma to Bologna by bus for as little as $7.18 or as much as $128.29. The best price for this journey is $7.18.

Lowest Price$7.18
Journey Duration2 hr 2 min
Connection per Day34
Lowest Price$7.18
Highest Price$128.29
First Departure5:10 AM
Last Departure11:55 PM
Distance54.09 mi
DepartureParma
ArrivalBologna
CarriersAutobus, GoOptiMore

Parma to Bologna Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2024

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How much will I pay for bus tickets from Parma to Bologna?

On average, a bus ticket from Parma to Bologna will cost you $23.89. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $7.18. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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When you're traveling from Parma to Bologna, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $23.89. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long will it take me to travel from Parma to Bologna by bus?

The journey between Parma and Bologna by bus is approximately 54.09 mi. It will take you more or less 2 hr 2 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Parma to Bologna faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Parma and Bologna will complete the journey in 1 hr 12 min.On average, it will take you about 2 hr 2 min to travel the 54.09 mi between Parma and Bologna.

What time are the first and last departures from Parma to Bologna?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Parma at 5:10 AM, and the last departure will leave at 11:55 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Parma to Bologna can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first journey of the night departs from Parma at 5:10 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 11:55 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Parma and Bologna. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many journeys from Parma to Bologna take place each day?

The route from Parma to Bologna is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Parma 34 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Parma to Bologna, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 17 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 17 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Parma to Bologna. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Parma to Bologna, 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 Parma to Bologna.

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 $0.05 to $7.94 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Parma to Bologna

The cheapest Parma - Bologna bus tickets can be found for as low as $5.13 if you’re lucky, or $7.07 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $8.78.

Find the best day to travel to Bologna by bus

When travelling to Bologna 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.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

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.

GoOpti is a Slovenian-based transportation company that offers shared shuttle services across Europe. The company was founded in 2008 and has since expanded to offer services in 4 countries. Goopti's services are designed to provide affordable and convenient transportation options for travelers, with a focus on airport transfers and intercity travel.

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 Parma to Bologna

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

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 Autobus, FlixBus and Frecciarossa from Parma to Bologna
Compare services on board when travelling from Parma to Bologna by bus.
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Parma to Bologna CO2 Emissions by Bus

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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 Parma to Bologna?
A bus ticket from Parma to Bologna is $23.89. 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 $7.18.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Parma to Bologna?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Parma to Bologna is $7.18. 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 Parma and Bologna by bus?
Parma to Bologna is 54.09 mi.
How long does the bus between Parma and Bologna take?
Parma to Bologna is on average 2 hr 2 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 12 min.
Which companies operate from Parma to Bologna?
The bus journey from Parma to Bologna is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Autobus, GoOpti, FlixBus, Frecciarossa, Itabus, Italo Treno, Marino Bus and Regionale Veloce.
How many bus connections per day go from Parma to Bologna?
Parma to Bologna has 34 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Parma to Bologna leave?
The earliest bus from Parma to Bologna departs at 5:10 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 Parma to Bologna depart?
The latest bus from Parma to Bologna departs at 11:55 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 Parma to Bologna 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 $7.18 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 Parma to Bologna?
There are on average 17 direct connection(s) from Parma to go to Bologna.
What's the fastest journey time between Parma to Bologna by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Parma and Bologna is 1 hr 12 min.
Is there a direct bus from Parma to Bologna?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Parma and Bologna.
What are the CO2 emissions for Parma to Bologna by bus?
The bus journey from Parma to Bologna creates 6.53kg of CO2 emissions.

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