There are 9 ways to get from Potenza to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$75 - $110

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Florence, Florence N526

$35 - $65

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Bus Marozzi VT  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Firenze Marozzi

$51 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Potenza to Florence 384.2 miles

$90 - $140

Bus, bus to Bari, fly to Florence  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Matera
  2. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Florence (FLR) BRI - FLR

$103 - $307

Bus, bus to Bari, fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Matera
  2. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Pisa (PSA) BRI - PSA
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$43 - $203

Bus, bus to Bari, fly to Bologna, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Matera
  2. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Bologna (BLQ) BRI - BLQ
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$55 - $217

Train, train to Naples, fly to Bologna  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Bologna (BLQ) NAP - BLQ
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$132 - $359

Train, train to Brindisi, fly to Pisa  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi
  3. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Pisa (PSA) BDS - PSA
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$80 - $241

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Florence is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Florence is to train which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Potenza and arriving at Florence, Florence. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Potenza and Florence is 513 km. The road distance is 614.7 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Florence without a car is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

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The train from Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella takes 5 h 13 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Florence is to train which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 60€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bari Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Florence.
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  • Distance: 320.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Potenza to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Potenza to Florence every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 1 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bari to Florence via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bari to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Naples to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Flights from Brindisi to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Naples to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $160
Flights from Brindisi to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Bari to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Brindisi to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bari to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Potenza to Firenze
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
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 Potenza to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza to Matera
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it

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