Zurich to Parma by train

  • First train
    06:09
  • Last train
    19:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 54m
  • Distance
    317 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Zurich to Parma by train

Fast trains from Zurich to Parma take around 4 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 317 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Parma.

1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Parma?

Journeys between Zurich and Parma usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Zurich 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 16 departures.

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

The Zurich to Parma train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Parma is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:09 and the last train is around 19:10. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Zurich to Parma train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Zurich to Parma by train.

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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Parma?

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

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce

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.