There are 5 ways to get from Naples to Basilicata by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Potenza Centrale Fr / ...

$23 - $35

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Rideshare  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Naples to Potenza 100.4 miles

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Naples, Naples Airport to Potenza 560

$9 - $19

Train Trenitalia  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale Reg / ...

$12 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Naples to Potenza 97.9 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Basilicata is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Basilicata is to drive which costs 20€ - 29€ and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Naples, Naples Airport and arriving at Potenza. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Potenza Centrale. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Naples and Basilicata is 158 km. The road distance is 156.6 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Basilicata without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs 20€ - 29€.

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The train from Napoli Centrale to Potenza Centrale takes 2 h 2 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Naples to Basilicata bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Naples, Naples Airport station.

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Naples to Basilicata train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Basilicata is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs 20€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Basilicata.
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  • Distance: 98.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between Naples, Italy and Basilicata, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Naples to Potenza 4 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Naples to Potenza twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Autolinee Liscio also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Napoli Centrale to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Salerno Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples, Naples Airport to Potenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Naples FS to Potenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
risorse.autolineeliscio.it
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 Naples to Potenza
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Naples to Basilicata bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Potenza station.

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Naples to Basilicata train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Potenza Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Naples to Basilicata is 157 km. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Naples to Basilicata.

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Book your Naples to Basilicata bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 90+ hotels available in Basilicata. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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

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