Madrid to Parma by train

  • First train
    05:50
  • Last train
    21:25
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    22hr 39m
  • Distance
    1,247 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    4
  • Avg. journey time
    32hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Madrid to Parma by train

Fast trains from Madrid to Parma take around 22 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,247 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Madrid and Parma.

1. Are there direct trains from Madrid to Parma?

Journeys between Madrid and Parma usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Madrid to Parma every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Madrid to Parma?

The Madrid to Parma train travel time is normally about 22 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Madrid to Parma train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Parma is usually scheduled to depart Madrid around 05:50 and the last train is around 21:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Madrid around 06:20, and the last at 21:25.

When to book Madrid to Parma train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Madrid to Parma by train.

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Which train companies operate between Madrid and Parma?

More than one train company operates on the route from Madrid to Parma, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • AVE
  • AVE-TGV
  • EuroCity
  • FS100
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercités de Nuit
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TGV
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.