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

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Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Metaponto Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Metaponto to Crotone Ic

€20 - €65

Cheapest option

Bus via Policoro  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Viale G. Marconi to Policoro - Terminal Bus
  2. Take the bus from Policoro to Crotone 587 / ...

€19 - €27

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Sala Consilina to Cariati
  2. Take the bus from Cariati to Crotone N550 / ...

€32 - €53

Drive  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Crotone 297.2 km

€35 - €55

Potenza to Crotone by train

The train journey time between Potenza and Crotone is around 8h 38m and covers a distance of around 299 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 3m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity and Trenitalia Frecce, the Potenza to Crotone train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Crotone. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 38m
Fastest train time:
5h 3m
Train distance:
299 km
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
€20
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:02
Last train departs at:
22:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Crotone train schedules

Potenza → Crotone
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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Crotone is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Crotone is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Crotone is to bus via Policoro which costs €19 - €27 and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Crotone is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Crotone. However, there are services departing from Potenza Viale G. Marconi and arriving at Crotone via Sala Consilina and Cariati. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Crotone. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Crotone via Metaponto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between Potenza and Crotone is 207 km. The road distance is 297.2 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Crotone without a car is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs €19 - €65.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Potenza to Crotone, including transfers.

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Potenza to Crotone bus services, operated by Busitalia Simet S.p.A., depart from Sala Consilina station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Crotone is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs €19 - €65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 5h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Crotone.
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  • Distance: 206.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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

You can take a train from Potenza to Crotone via Metaponto in around 4h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Potenza to Crotone via Sala Consilina, Sala Consilina, and Cariati in around 5h 43m.

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 Metaponto
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
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 Metaponto
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Train from Metaponto to Crotone
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €18
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 Metaponto
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Bus operators
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 Cariati to Crotone
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Policoro to Crotone
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza - Viale G. Marconi to Policoro - Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it

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

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Potenza to Crotone train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Crotone station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Crotone is 297 km. It takes approximately 4h 2m to drive from Potenza to Crotone.

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