Parma: how to get there

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Parma is situated on the north of Italy in the region of Emilia-Romagna. So it is easy to reach it from Bologna, Milan, Venice and Turin.

If we are talking about buses, the bus company Baltour offers main connections. Tickets can be bought online on the official website of Baltour or in the ticket offices of the company. The bus terminus is Casello A1 Parma-Parch. Park and ride Nord-F.ta Bus. *Before the depature, please verify  timetibales on the official website of Baltour as they are a subject to changes.

  • Bologna – Parma

Baltour connects Bologna and Parma every day. In Bologna buses leave and arrive to the bus terminal, that is situated 200mt. from the train station. The cost is 9 EUR.  The average journey time is one hour.

Timetable Bologna – Parma* (for August and September 2016):

– 03.00-04.50

– 11.30-12.25

– 18.20-19.35

Timetable Bologna – Parma* (for August and September 2016):

-01.35 – 02.45

– 09.35-11.10

– 16.50 – 18.10

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Parma, city center
  • Milan – Parma

Baltour offers daily connections between Parma and Milan. In Milan the bus leaves and arrives to the train station near metro Rogoredo – LATO ANAS. The ticket costs from 9 EUR. The average journey time is one hour.

Timetable Milan – Parma* (for september 2016):

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 07.30, 15,30,15.45, 23.20

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 07.30, 15.30, 23.20

Timetable Parma-Milano * (for september 2016):

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 04.50, 09.15, 12,40, 19.35

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 04.50, 12.40, 19.35

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Parma at night
  • Venice – Parma

Baltour offers daily connections between Venice and Parma. In Venice the bus arrives and leaves from tronchetto stazione people mover. The cost is from 12 EUR. The average journey time is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

 Timetable Venice  Parma, all days (for August and September 2016):

09.00-13.35

15.40-19.35

 Timetable Parma Venice, all days (for August and September 2016):

16.50 – 21.00

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Castello di Torrechiara, Parma
  • Turin – Parma

Baltour offers this connection every day. In Turin the bus arrives and leaves from the bus terminal on C.so Vittorio Emanuele, 131.The cost is from 14 EUR. The average journey time is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

Timetable Turin  Parma, (for August and September 2016):

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 14.00-17.30, 20.45-01.20

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 20.45-01.20

Timetable Parma  Turin, (for August and September 2016)::

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:   04.50-09.30, 09.15-12.30

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 04.50-09.30

Ponte Verdi, Parma
Ponte Verdi, Parma
  • Viareggio – Parma, La Spezia

The bus company Autolinee Lorenzini offers connections between Viareggio and Parma ONLY on Saturdays from 09.07 to 20.08.16. Tickets have to be booked in advance. For more information, please refer here: La Versilia: how to get there by bus

  • By train

It is also possible to reach Parma by train. The train station of Parma is well connected with the trains from other Italian cities such as Milan, Bologna, Turin, Genova. From Rome and Florence leave direct trains intercity and eurostar.

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Parma, landscape

 

Versilia how to get there by bus

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Versilia is situated in Toscana. It is well known among turists for its beaches, night bars and vivid clubs. 

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Versilia map

 

It is possible to reach Versilia by bus and by train.

  • Buses

1. Florence – Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Massa, Marina di Carrara

From 1.07.16 to 31.08.16 buses of the bus company CTT make the following stops:

Viareggio 

Lido di Camaiore

Secco

Tonfano

Fiumetto

Forte dei Marmi

Cinquale

Marina di Massa

Marina di Carrara

The average journey time is 3 hours.

You can check the timetable here (summer 2016): Florence-Viareggio-Forte dei Marmi-Marina di Carrara (via A11).

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Viareggio

2. Lucca – Viareggio, F.Marmi, Marina di Massa, Marina di Carrara

Bus company CTT offers bus connections between Lucca and Marina di Carrara, making stops in  Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Carrara, etc.

The journey lasts around one hour and a half.

You can check the timetable and all stops here (winter timetable till 30.06):  Lucca-Viareggio-F.Marmi-Marina di Carrara

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 Forte dei marmi

3. Genoa – Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi, Viareggio

Buses of the bus company STAT TURISMO leave Genoa to Versilia every Saturday from 11.06 to 24.09.16 and leave Versilia every Sunday from 12.06 to 25.09. The average journey time from Genoa to  Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio is two hours.

You can check the timetable here (2016) GENOVA • Viareggio • MONTECATINI Firenze • Roma • FIUGGI 

You can check the prices here: tariffe in formato pdf

The prices will depend on where you get in/get off the bus.

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Marina di massa

4. Modena – Viareggi

The bus company Autolinee Lorenzini  connects Modena and Viareggio from  04.06 to 04.09. 2016. The bus stops in Marina di Carrara, Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi.

You can check the timetable and all stops here Linea estiva giornaliera Modena – Viareggio 2016

5. Parma, La SpeziaViareggio

The bus cmpany Autolinee Lorenzini offers such connection every Saturday from 09.07 to  20.08. 2016. It is necessary to book the tickets in advance. Buses stop in Marina di Carrara, Marina di Massa, Forte dei Marmi, etc.

You can check the timetable and all stops here: Viareggio – Canazei

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Marina di carrara