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There are 3 ways to get from Potenza to Grottaglie by bus, train or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Grottaglie Rotatoria Campus Savarra

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Train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza to Grottaglie

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Grottaglie is to train which costs €11 - €60 and takes 3h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Potenza to Grottaglie is to drive. Taking this option will cost €22 - €35 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Potenza Viale del Basento and arriving at Grottaglie Rotatoria Campus Savarra. Services depart three times a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Grottaglie. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Grottaglie via Taranto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between Potenza and Grottaglie is 138 km. The road distance is 172.2 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Grottaglie without a car is to bus which takes 2h 40m and costs .

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The bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Grottaglie Rotatoria Campus Savarra takes 2h 40m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Potenza to Grottaglie bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, depart from Potenza Viale del Basento station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Grottaglie is to bus which takes 2h 40m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €11 - €60 and takes 3h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Grottaglie.
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  • Distance: 138.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Grottaglie, Apulia, Italy?

Miccolis Spa operates a bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Grottaglie Rotatoria Campus Savarra 3 times a week, and the journey takes 2h 40m. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto 3 times a day. Tickets cost €10 - €21 and the journey takes 1h 57m. Two other operators also service this route.

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.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €21
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Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
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

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 Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
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Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
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 Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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Potenza to Grottaglie bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Grottaglie Rotatoria Campus Savarra station.

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Potenza to Grottaglie train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Taranto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Grottaglie is 172 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Potenza to Grottaglie.

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