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There are 4 ways to get from Bari to Potenza by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bari Central Train Station to Potenza Viale del Basento Bari - Napoli 1

$40

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bari to Potenza 79 miles

$9

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Foggia Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Potenza Superiore Reg

$17 - $39

Drive  •  1h 53m

  1. Drive from Bari to Potenza 79.5 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Bari to Potenza is to rideshare which costs 8€ and takes 2h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Bari to Potenza is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bari Central Train Station station and arriving at Potenza Viale del Basento. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bari to Potenza. However, there are services departing from Bari Centrale and arriving at Potenza Superiore via Foggia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between Bari and Potenza is 102 km. The road distance is 127.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bari to Potenza without a car is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs 34€.

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The bus from Bari Central Train Station to Potenza Viale del Basento takes 2h 45m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bari to Potenza bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Bari Central Train Station.

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Bari to Potenza train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bari Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bari to Potenza is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs 34€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 15€ - 35€ and takes 4h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Bari to Potenza.
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  • Distance: 64 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

What companies run services between Bari, Italy and Potenza, Italy?

Miccolis Spa operates a bus from Bari to Potenza twice daily. Tickets cost $40 and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bari to Potenza via Foggia in around 4h 33m.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Foggia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Foggia to Potenza Superiore
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Bus operators
Miccolis Spa
Phone
080 5315334
Email
controllore@miccolis-spa.it
Website
miccolis-spa.it
Bus from Bari Central Train Station to Potenza Viale del Basento
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Website
Miccolis Spa
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bari to Potenza
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Bari to Potenza bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Potenza Viale del Basento station.

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Bari to Potenza train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Potenza Superiore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bari to Potenza is 127 km. It takes approximately 1h 53m to drive from Bari to Potenza.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bari and Potenza. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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