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There are 7 intercity buses per day from Florence to Parma. Traveling by bus from Florence to Parma usually takes around 2 hours and 59 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||85 mi (136 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 25m|
|Trips per day||5|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Florence to Parma?
Typically $14.31 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Parma. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $19 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Florence to Parma in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $28 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Florence to Parma?
There are 4 bus lines from Florence to Parma available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 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:
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Autolinee Federico||1||2h 31m||$15.75|
Book Autolinee Federico from Florence to Parma from $14. Typically there is one Autolinee Federico schedule per day from Florence to Parma and you can expect on average to pay for a Autolinee Federico ticket to Parma. In Florence, Autolinee Federico departs to Parma from Florence Via Sette Regole . In Parma, Autolinee Federico arrives at Bus Station .
An average trip on Autolinee Federico from Florence to Parma takes 2 hours and 31 minutes , while the fastest available Autolinee Federico trip will get you to Parma in 2 hours and 25 minutes .
On weekends, Autolinee Federico offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Parma.
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 4 trips from Florence to Parma, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 58 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Book Itabus from Florence to Parma from $2. There are 2 trips per day offered by Itabus from Florence to Parma and you can expect on average to pay for a Itabus ticket to Parma. In Florence, Itabus departs to Parma from Villa Constanza Bus Station and one other station. In Parma, Itabus arrives at Bus Station .
An average trip on Itabus from Florence to Parma takes 3 hours and 7 minutes , while the fastest available Itabus trip will get you to Parma in 2 hours and 25 minutes .
On weekends, Itabus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Parma.
Book Marino from Florence to Parma from $29. Typically there is one Marino schedule per day from Florence to Parma and you can expect on average to pay for a Marino ticket to Parma. In Florence, Marino departs to Parma from Villa Constanza Bus Station . In Parma, Marino arrives at Via Villa Sant'Agelo .
An average trip on Marino from Florence to Parma takes 3 hours and 35 minutes , while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Parma in 2 hours and 25 minutes .
On weekends, Marino offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Parma.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Florence to Parma during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Florence to Parma?
The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 59 minutes to cover the 85 miles from Florence to Parma. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Parma at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Florence?
The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Florence to Parma, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus departures serve Parma each day?
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Florence is located in Central-Northern Italy, in the lush Tuscany region. Regarded as the birthplace of the Renaissance, this city is an art lover's idea of heaven. The city’s plethora of museums, palaces, churches, and artistic treasures landed Florence the #1 spot in our ranking of the most cultured cities in Europe.
Visit the Uffizi Gallery to see many of the world's greatest Renaissance masterpieces, including work by Raphael, da Vinci, Botticelli, and Michelangelo. Michelangelo's famous sculpture of David in his birthday suit is on view at the Accademia Galleria. The Institute and Museum of the History of Science is another must-see attraction to learn about the scientific instruments vital to some of the 13th century's world-changing discoveries.
After you have finished exploring Florence's many museums and galleries, head outside to enjoy a relaxing stroll through the Boboli Gardens and appreciate this stunning example of "green architecture."
The city is also home to almost every high-end designer label you can bring to mind, as well as museums dedicated to Gucci and Ferragamo. For a less expensive shopping experience, visit one of the many affordable boutiques and local clothing stores for a more authentic taste of the city.
Florence is a top-rated destination, meaning it has well-established international and national travel connections. Florence's Amerigo Vespucci International Airport makes air travel simple. Fast and modern trains also connect the city to numerous European cities, and many bus carriers offer frequent services to Florence.
Where does the bus leave from in Florence?
Main departure station: Viale Filippo Strozzi
Buses to Parma leave from 4 stations in Florence.
All bus stations in Florence:
Viale Filippo Strozzi
Villa Constanza Bus Station
Florence Via Sette Regole
Viale XI Agosto
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.
All bus stations in Parma:
Via Villa Sant'Agelo
Via Villa Sant'Agelo
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