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

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Bus, line 297 bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale G. Marconi to Lagonegro 5 / ...
  2. Take the line 297 bus from Lagonegro to Maratea - piazzale Europa 297

€27 - €45

Cheapest option

Bus, line 131 bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Cavour to Lauria Superiore 400
  2. Take the line 131 bus from Lauria Superiore to Maratea - Piazzale Europa 131

€7 - €10

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Battipaglia Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Battipaglia to Maratea Ic / ...

€15 - €30

Drive  •  1h 34m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Maratea 111.9 km

€13 - €20

Potenza to Maratea by train

The train journey time between Potenza and Maratea is around 5h 5m and covers a distance of around 208 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 5m. Operated by Trenitalia and Trenitalia Intercity, the Potenza to Maratea train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Maratea. Typically 34 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 5m
Fastest train time:
3h 5m
Train distance:
208 km
Trains per week:
34
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
21:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Maratea train schedules

Potenza → Maratea
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Maratea is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Maratea is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Maratea is to bus and line 131 bus which costs €7 - €11 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Maratea is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Maratea. However, there are services departing from Potenza Viale G. Marconi and arriving at Maratea - piazzale Europa via Lagonegro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Maratea. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Maratea via Battipaglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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The distance between Potenza and Maratea is 72 km. The road distance is 111.9 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Maratea without a car is to bus and line 297 bus which takes 3h 17m and costs €27 - €45.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Potenza to Maratea, including transfers.

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Potenza to Maratea bus services, operated by Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L., depart from Potenza Viale G. Marconi station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Maratea is to bus and line 297 bus which takes 3h 17m and costs €27 - €45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €14 - €30 and takes 3h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Maratea.
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  • Distance: 72.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

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

You can take a bus from Potenza to Maratea via Lagonegro in around 3h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Potenza to Maratea via Battipaglia in around 3h 53m.

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 Centrale to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Battipaglia to Maratea
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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 Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Battipaglia to Maratea
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Bus operators
Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L.
Phone
+39 0973 41416
Email
info@slasrl.eu
Website
slasrl.eu
Bus from Potenza Viale G. Marconi to Lagonegro
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
slasrl.eu
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Potenza - Verdi to Lagonegro
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Bus from Potenza - Cavour to Lauria Superiore
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Bus from Lauria Superiore to Maratea - Piazzale Europa
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
2nd Class
€1 - €2
Rocco Autolinee srl
Phone
0973 22943
Email
info@roccobus.it
Website
roccobus.it
Bus from Lagonegro to Maratea - piazzale Europa
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Schedules at
roccobus.it

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Potenza to Maratea bus services, operated by Rocco Autolinee srl, arrive at Maratea - piazzale Europa station.

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Potenza to Maratea train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Maratea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Maratea is 112 km. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Potenza to Maratea.

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