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Train or bus? Florence to Parma

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Train or bus? Florence to Parma

What is the best way and least expensive way to get from Florence to Parma?

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1. Re: Train or bus? Florence to Parma

To see the cheapest train connections from Florence to Parma (€12.25), click 'all solutions' once your first page of train times has loaded on http://trenitalia.it/homepage_en.html - and use a date within the next seven days as these prices are not displayed any further in advance on the site although they do not change.

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2. Re: Train or bus? Florence to Parma

Is it possible to train to Bologna from Florence? then take a bus to Parma?

Possibly to spend some time in Bologna.

Thank you for your prompt reply.

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3. Re: Train or bus? Florence to Parma

just curious, why bus from Bologna to Parma? That is a 89 km (55 miles) much easier to take the train, very frequent service too : )

If you look on the Trenitalia website, you will see the variety of options. The most economical trains are not that frequent, may require a change and/or don't depart from Santa Maria Novella. The slower train while less expensive do take longer vs. the fast AV train at 24 euro 2nd class.

From Bologna to Parma, the regional train is fine because the trip is so short, and will cost 5.80 euro, doubt you could get a bus for that amount.

please post your trip report when you come back!

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4. Re: Train or bus? Florence to Parma

Thank you for your advice.

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5. Re: Train or bus? Florence to Parma

No buses from Parma to Florence, the only connection is a train. See thetime table on www.trenitalia.it

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