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There are 4 ways to get from Naples to Melfi by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Naples to Candela Napoli

11€ - 13€

Cheapest option

Bus, line 88 bus  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Naples to Calitri Scalo
  2. Take the line 88 bus from Calitri Scalo to Melfi - Valle Verde 88

8€ - 12€

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Potenza Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Melfi Re

15€ - 65€

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Naples to Melfi 163.9 km

20€ - 30€

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The cheapest way to get from Naples to Melfi is to bus and line 88 bus which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Melfi is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Melfi. However, there are services departing from Naples and arriving at Melfi via Candela. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Naples to Melfi. However, there are services departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Melfi via Potenza Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Naples and Melfi is 118 km. The road distance is 163.9 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Melfi without a car is to bus which takes 3h 6m and costs 11€ - 14€.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Naples to Melfi, including transfers.

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Naples to Melfi bus services, operated by CLP Bus, depart from Naples station.

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Naples to Melfi train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Melfi is to bus which takes 3h 6m and costs 11€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 15€ - 65€ and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Melfi.
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  • Distance: 117.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 6m

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

CLP Bus operates a bus from Naples to Candela hourly. Tickets cost 8€ - 11€ and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Naples to Melfi via Potenza Centrale in around 4h 40m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
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Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
40€ - 60€
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 Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 23€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 23€
Train from Potenza Centrale to Melfi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 9€
Bus operators
CLP Bus
Phone
081-5311707
Email
info@clpbusit
Website
clpbus.it
Bus from Naples to Candela
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Schedules at
clpbus.it
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Naples to Calitri Scalo
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Calitri Scalo to Melfi - Valle Verde
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
2nd Class
2€ - 4€

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Naples to Melfi bus services, operated by CLP Bus, arrive at Candela station.

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Naples to Melfi train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Melfi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Naples to Melfi is 164 km. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Naples to Melfi.

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There are 117+ hotels available in Melfi. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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