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There are 4 ways to get from Potenza to Altamura by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
  2. Take the bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Potenza to Altamura

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Potenza to Altamura

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza to Altamura
Potenza → Altamura
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Altamura is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Altamura is to night bus which costs €7 - €9 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Altamura is to taxi which costs €130 - €160 and takes 1h 14m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Potenza and arriving at Altamura. This bus operates Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Potenza and Altamura is 66 km. The road distance is 79.7 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Altamura without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 32m and costs €7 - €55.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Potenza to Altamura, including transfers.

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Potenza to Altamura bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Potenza station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Altamura is 80 km. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Potenza to Altamura.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Altamura.
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  • Distance: 65.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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

FlixBus operates a vehicle from Potenza to Altamura 5 times a week. Tickets cost €7 - €9 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

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 Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €9
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €45
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€29 - €45
Bus operators
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€1 - €4
Website
Autolinee Liscio
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Ferrandina Scalo to Matera
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Marozzi VT
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Potenza to Altamura
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
Taxi from Potenza to Altamura
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
€130 - €160
Taxi Potenza Service
Phone
+39 0971 1771
Website
taxiapotenza.it

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