Parma is located in northern Italy, halfway between Bologna and Milan.
HOW TO GET TO PARMA BY PLANE AND THEN BY TRAIN
The closest airports to Parma are:
Bologna (ca 1.5 hours by car from Parma – ca 100 km)
Milano Linate (ca 2 hours by car from Parma – ca 120 km)
Milano Malpensa (ca 2.5 hours by car from Parma – ca 170 km) (the best if you come from overseas
Bergamo Orio al Serio (ca 2.5 hours by car from Parma – ca 160 km)
From each airport there is a shuttle bus to the central station (stazione centrale) from where you will have a direct train connection to Parma.
For train connections and prices please check: www.trenitalia.com.
How to reach Bologna Railway Station from BOLOGNA G. Marconi airport:
BUS AEROBUS: journey time is approx. 20 min, fare 6 €. You can buy tickets on the bus.
How to reach Milan Railway Station from MILAN LINATE airport:
BUS STARFLY: Linate to Milano Central Station (Railway station) departure every 30 min. Journey time is approx. 30 min, fare is 5 €. You can buy tickets on the bus.
TAXI: If you want to take a taxi, the cost is 20-25 €.
MILANO MALPENSA (the best if you come from overseas)
How to reach Milan Railway Station from MILAN MALPENSA airport:
BUS: Malpensa Bus Express or Malpensa Shuttle
Malpensa to Milano Central Station (Railway station) departure approx. every 10 min. Journey time is approx. 60 min, fare is approx 10 €. You can buy tickets on the bus.
TRAIN: Malpensa Express
Railway connections from Malpensa to Central Station (fare 12,00 €)
TAXI: (MPX 1 at gate 6) If you want to take a taxi, the cost is 80-90 €
Trenitalia: see on the website: http://www.trenitalia.com/
BERGAMO ORIO AL SERIO
How to reach Milano Railway Station from BERGAMO ORIO AL SERIO (BGY)
BUS: Orio la Serio to Milano Central Station journey time is approx. 50 minutes
From Milano or Bologna to Parma Railway Station
There are many trains from Milano and from Bologna (line is Milano-Bologna-Roma), be sure the train stops in Parma.
More Info: Trenitalia Web site: https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html