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There are 7 ways to get from Potenza to Greece by train, plane, bus, car ferry or car

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, fly to Athens  •  7h 23m

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

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Train, fly to Rhodes  •  7h 44m

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

5 alternative options

Train, fly to Thessaloniki  •  7h 12m

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

Bus  •  22h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Bari Capruzzi DEA Coffee
  2. Take the Bus from Bari to Struga
  3. Take the bus from Prrenjas to Athens

Train, car ferry, bus  •  24h 9m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Macchia Rom. to Foggia Re
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Bari Centrale Fa / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Patras
  4. Take the bus from Patras to Athens

Bus, car ferry  •  27h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Bari Porto Lungomare Imperatore Augusto
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Durrës
  3. Take the bus from Durrës to Athens

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 38m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
  3. Drive from Igoumenitsa to Athens

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The cost-effective way to get from Potenza to Greece is to train and fly, which costs €45 - €190 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Greece is to train and fly which costs €50 - €300 and takes 7h 12m.

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The distance between Potenza and Greece is 558 km.

The best way to get from Potenza to Greece without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 24h 9m and costs €120 - €340.

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It takes approximately 7h 23m to get from Potenza to Greece, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Athens Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Greece is 1h ahead of Potenza. It is currently 6:27 PM in Potenza and 7:27 PM in Greece.

easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Naples Airport to Athens Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Greece. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Greece.
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  • Distance: 558.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 23m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Greece?

You can take a bus from Potenza to Athens via Bari Capruzzi DEA Coffee, Bari, Struga, and Prrenjas in around 22h 13m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Flights from Naples to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Athens
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Athens via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €240
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 12m
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
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
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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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
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€29 - €40
Bus operators
Miccolis Spa
Phone
080 5315334
Email
info@busmiccolis.it
Website
busmiccolis.it
Bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Bari Capruzzi DEA Coffee
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €24
Website
Miccolis Spa
Bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Bari Porto Lungomare Imperatore Augusto
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Miccolis Spa
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Bari to Struga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Prrenjas to Athens
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Patras to Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 42 239 203 / +355 69 400 4075
Email
albtrans06@yahoo.com
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Durrës to Athens
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€32
Website
Albtrans sh.p.k
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Bari to Patras
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €230
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
€81 - €82
Aircraft-type seats
€91 - €92
2 bed inside cabin
€228 - €229
3 bed outside cabin
€190 - €230
Car ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
€80
Aircraft-type seats
€88
2 bed inside cabin
€213
3 bed outside cabin
€170 - €210
Ventouris Ferries
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Bari to Durrës
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
€60 - €70
Car
€95 - €105
Inside cabin 2 beds
€90 - €100
Inner cabin 2 beds
€95 - €110
Outside cabin 2 beds
€114

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