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Train to Naples, fly to Brussels  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Brussels (BRU) NAP - BRU

€55 - €181

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Train, train to Bari, fly to Brussels  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Macchia Rom. to Foggia
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Brussels (BRU) BRI - BRU

€59 - €231

Train to Naples, fly to Charleroi  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Charleroi (CRL) NAP - CRL

€63 - €186

Train  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

€251 - €516

Train via Strasbourg  •  22h 51m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Locarno
  3. Take the train from Locarno to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

Bus  •  26h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Milano Marozzi-Marino
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Brussels-North train station N836

€84 - €140

Bus, train  •  33h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Herisau
  2. Take the train from Herisau to Konstanz Re
  3. Take the train from Konstanz to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the Bus from Karlsruhe to Brussels

€139 - €200

Drive  •  17h 11m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Brussels 1745.9 km

€220 - €320

Potenza to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Potenza and Brussels is around 26h 25m and covers a distance of around 2117 km. The fastest train normally takes 26h. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, TGV inOui, Transilien and others, the Potenza to Brussels train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
26h 25m
Fastest train time:
26h
Train distance:
2117 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€251
Carbon emissions:
111 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:17
Last train departs at:
07:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Brussels train schedules

Italy → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Italy

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Italy
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lesotho, Macau, Malawi, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Belgium.

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Brussels is to train and fly which costs €55 - €190 and takes 7h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Brussels is to train and fly which costs €55 - €190 and takes 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Potenza and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 18m.

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The distance between Potenza and Brussels is 1438 km. The road distance is 1745.9 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 17h 18m and costs €250 - €550.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from Potenza to Brussels, including transfers.

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Potenza to Brussels bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Potenza station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Brussels is to train which takes 17h 18m and costs €250 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €80 - €140 and takes 26h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 1438.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 32m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Potenza to Brussels via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 17h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Potenza to Brussels via Milano and Milan in around 26h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Naples to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Bari to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €190
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Naples to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Naples to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Naples to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €290
Flights from Bari to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €135
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €210
Flights from Bari to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Brussels via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Flights from Naples to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bari to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bari to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bari to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€180 - €480
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 Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €13
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Potenza Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €210
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€70 - €100
Base Standard
€120 - €170
Base Premium
€140 - €210
Train from Potenza Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €180
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€65 - €90
Base Standard
€100 - €150
Base Premium
€130 - €180
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
Train from Potenza Macchia Rom. to Foggia
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €18
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€29 - €40
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€100 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Locarno
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Locarno to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Herisau to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Konstanz to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Konstanz to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Potenza to Milano
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Marozzi VT
Auto Linee Moretti
Phone
0972 24590
Email
info@autolineemoretti.it
Website
autolineemoretti.it
Bus from Potenza to Milan
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Schedules at
autolineemoretti.it
Autolinee Chiruzzi S.R.L.
Phone
+39 0835 522250
Email
biglietteria@chiruzzi.it
Website
chiruzzi.it
Bus from Potenza to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
11h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Schedules at
chiruzzi.it
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Brussels
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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