There are 5 ways to get from Potenza to Melfi by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Centrale to Melfi

5€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Potenza to Melfi 51.7 km

3€

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Superiore to Melfi Re

3€ - 8€

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Potenza to Melfi 52.1 km

85€ - 110€

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Potenza to Melfi 52.1 km

7€ - 11€

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Melfi is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Melfi is to taxi which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Melfi. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Potenza Superiore and arriving at Melfi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between Potenza and Melfi is 41 km. The road distance is 52.1 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Melfi without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs 5€.

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The bus from Potenza Centrale to Melfi takes 55 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Potenza to Melfi bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, depart from Potenza Centrale station.

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Potenza to Melfi train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Potenza Superiore station.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Melfi is to bus which takes 55 min and costs 5€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3€ - 8€ and takes 1h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Melfi.
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  • Distance: 41.4 km
  • Duration: 55 min

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

Autolinee Ventre operates a bus from Potenza to Melfi 3 times a week. Tickets cost 5€ and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Potenza to Melfi hourly. Tickets cost 3€ - 8€ and the journey takes 1h 13m.

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 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
Bus operators
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Potenza Centrale to Melfi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
5€
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Potenza to Melfi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Potenza to Melfi
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Taxi Potenza Service
Phone
+39 0971 1771
Website
taxiapotenza.it

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Potenza to Melfi bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at Melfi station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Melfi is 52 km. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Potenza to Melfi.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Potenza and Melfi. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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