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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Genova Brignole

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Train to Naples, fly to Genoa

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Genoa (GOA)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sala Consilina to Genoa Piazza della Vittoria

Bus via Potenza Via Cavour

  1. Take the bus from Sala Consilina to Genova

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Battipaglia
  2. Take the night train from Battipaglia to Genova Brignole

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza to Genoa

Train, bus to Bari, fly to Genoa

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
  2. Take the bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Bari Airport Departures Terminal
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Genoa (GOA)

Train to Naples, fly to Milan Linate, train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Linate (LIN)
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

Train to Naples, fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole

Potenza to Genoa by train

The train journey time between Potenza and Genoa is around 18h 16m and covers a distance of around 877 km. This includes an average layover time of around 10h 4m. The fastest train normally takes 15h 12m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and Trenitalia Intercity, the Potenza to Genoa train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Genova Brignole. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8h 12m
Layover time:
10h 4m
Total time:
18h 16m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
15h 12m
Train distance:
877 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€57
Carbon emissions:
46 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 Genoa train schedules

Potenza → Genoa
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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

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

The social distance requirement in Genoa is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Potenza to Genoa is to bus, which costs €45 - €55 and takes 12h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Genoa is to train and fly which costs €29 - €220 and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Potenza - Scalo FS Bivio and arriving at Genoa Piazza della Vittoria via Sala Consilina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Genova Brignole via Roma Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 3m.

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The distance between Potenza and Genoa is 701 km. The road distance is 839 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Genoa without a car is to train which takes 9h 3m and costs €55 - €180.

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It takes approximately 9h 3m to get from Potenza to Genoa, including transfers.

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Potenza to Genoa bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Sala Consilina station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Genoa is to train which takes 9h 3m and costs €55 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €55 and takes 12h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 700.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 3m

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

You can take a train from Potenza to Genoa via Roma Tiburtina in around 9h 3m. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Sala Consilina to Genoa Piazza della Vittoria 5 times a week. Tickets cost €45 - €55 and the journey takes 10h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€11 - €120
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €180
Flights from Bari to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €230
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €110
Train operators
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 Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€29 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €80
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 Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€29 - €45
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €19
Base Standard
€30 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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 Roma Tiburtina to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Train from Potenza Centrale to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
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 Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €14
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 Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
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 Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Milano Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
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 Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Battipaglia to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators

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