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Milan to Parma bus

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Milan - Parma Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 17 intercity buses per day from Milan to Parma. Traveling by bus from Milan to Parma usually takes around one hour and 55 minutes, but the fastest Simet Bus S.P.A. bus can make the trip in just one hour and 20 minutes.

Distance72 mi (116 km)
Shortest duration1h 20m
Cheapest price$2.89
Trips per day17
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines5

What bus companies travel from Milan to Parma?

There are 5 bus lines from Milan to Parma available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 9 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Autolinee Federico11h 40m$19.24
FlixBus92h 1m$15.34
Itabus61h 45m$12.30
Marino21h 51m$19.45
Simet Bus S.P.A.21h 41m$13.94
  • Autolinee Federico is an Italian bus company based in Reggio Calabria with service across the Italian peninsula to cities like Turin, Rimini, Florence, and Bari. Autolinee has the latest generation of buses, which provide spacious seats, legroom, USB charging outlets, and onboard restrooms.

  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 9 trips from Milan to Parma, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 1 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Itabus is an Italian bus company servicing the whole peninsula, including major tourist hotspots like Rome, Trieste, and Catania. The company has both single and double-decker buses with clean, comfortable seats, complimentary WiFi, power outlets, restrooms, and air conditioning. Upgrade to a premium ticket for even larger seats and extendable armchairs.

  • Marino buses travel across Italy to cities such as Naples, Padua, and Lecce, and into neighboring countries including France, Switzerland, and Germany. Their fleet features comfortable reclining seats, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi connectivity, a restroom, and even a minibar!

  • Simet Bus S.P.A. is a bus company in the relatively small town of Rossano with service across Italy. The Simet Bus fleet of modern buses gives passengers more space and comfort than many of its rival bus companies, with complimentary onboard WiFi as standard and a second item of luggage at no extra cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 55 minutes to cover the 116 kilometers from Milan to Parma. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 20 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Parma. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Milan to Parma, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 17 scheduled buses that travel from Milan to Parma every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Milan to Parma without transferring.

City Information

Milan

The fashion capital of the world, Milan, is a busy city brimming with activities and lavish nightlife. In spite of its frenetic modern lifestyle, Milan is also blessed with some amazing landmarks, of which the Milan Cathedral should be given special attention. Considered the largest and most unique Gothic structure in Italy, the cathedral took about 600 years to build, and its impressive gothic details will amaze all fans of architecture. The roof of the cathedral itself is accessible, so visitors can climb up to marvel at the city’s skyline and see the cathedral’s details up close. Another spot to consider is the Santa Maria delle Grazie, which currently houses “The Last Supper,” a masterpiece by the legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci. For those who enjoy old books, the Ambrosiana Library & Picture Gallery houses a vast collection of artworks, as well as rare ancient manuscripts.

For a taste of the unique Milanese cuisine, you could consider the Gente di Mare in Darsena, which offers superb seafood. If you wish to enjoy great local pizzas, Pizzium - Via Vigevano offers great dishes.

Milano Centrale is the city’s main train station, offering access to international destinations such as Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. The main bus station in Milan is Lampugnano, serving as the local hub for bus carriers like FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Union Ivkoni. The main airport in Milan is Malpensa Airport located about 32 miles northwest of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Milan?

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Main departure station: Lampugnano

The Lampugnano Bus Station is a major station in Milan. It is located on Via Giulio Natta, at the base of Monte Stella, and close to amenities such as coffee shops and restaurants. There is an indoor space to wait for your bus, but there is also outdoor seating under a wide covered area where buses board. The station is usually busy, as it welcomes many buses; FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, RegioJet, Union Ivkoni, and Itabus are just a few. Though the station is located northwest of Milan's city center in the Lampugnano district, it is easy to reach other areas thanks to the metro stop right next door to the bus station.

All bus stations in Milan:

  • Lampugnano

  • Milan (San Donato M3)

  • Lampugnano

  • Milan Via Giuseppe Impastato

  • Milan San Donato

Where does the bus arrive in Parma?

Main arrival station: Via Villa Sant'Agelo

Buses arrive in Parma at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Parma:

  • Via Villa Sant'Agelo

  • Bus Station

  • Via Villa Sant'Agelo

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