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

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Train, line 701 bus

  1. Take the train from Potenza Superiore to Melfi
  2. Take the line 701 bus from Melfi to Lavello - Via Giosuè Carducci

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo
  2. Take the bus from Matera to Lavello

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Potenza to Lavello

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza to Lavello

Potenza to Lavello by train and bus

The journey time between Potenza and Lavello is around 8h 52m and covers a distance of around 72 km. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 12m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 52m. Operated by Trenitalia and Sita Sud, the Potenza to Lavello service departs from Potenza Superiore and arrives in Lavello - Via Giosuè Carducci. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 40m
Layover time:
7h 12m
Total time:
8h 52m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 52m
Journey distance:
72 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€6
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:18
Last service departs at:
21:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Lavello train and bus schedules

Potenza → Lavello
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1500

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • 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 Lavello is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Lavello is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 18 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Potenza to Lavello is to train and line 701 bus, which costs €5 - €11 and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Lavello is to taxi which costs €110 - €130 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Lavello. However, there are services departing from Potenza Viale del Basento and arriving at Lavello via Matera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Potenza and Lavello is 45 km. The road distance is 64.9 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Lavello without a car is to train and line 701 bus which takes 2h 41m and costs €5 - €11.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Potenza to Lavello, including transfers.

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Potenza to Lavello bus services, operated by Itabus, depart from Potenza Viale del Basento station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Lavello is 65 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Potenza to Lavello.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Lavello.
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  • Distance: 44.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Lavello, Basilicata, Italy?

You can take a bus from Potenza to Lavello via Matera in around 4h 20m.

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 Superiore to Melfi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
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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Bus operators
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Melfi to Lavello - Via Giosuè Carducci
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Sita Sud
2nd Class
€2 - €3
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Itabus
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Autolinee Liscio
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Potenza to Matera
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Marozzi VT
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Potenza to Matera
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Matera to Lavello
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
Taxi from Potenza to Lavello
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
€110 - €130
Taxi Potenza Service
Phone
+39 0971 1771
Website
taxiapotenza.it

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