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There are 4 ways to get from Potenza to Metaponto by train, bus, rideshare 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

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Metaponto

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Potenza to Metaponto

2 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Metaponto Central Bus Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza to Metaponto

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The most affordable way to get from Potenza to Metaponto is to rideshare, which costs €6 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Metaponto is to drive which costs €14 - €22 and takes 1h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Potenza Viale del Basento and arriving at Metaponto Central Bus Station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Metaponto. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between Potenza and Metaponto is 91 km. The road distance is 110 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Metaponto without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €7 - €50.

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The train from Potenza Centrale to Metaponto takes 1h 18m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Metaponto is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs €7 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Metaponto.
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  • Distance: 90.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Potenza Centrale to Metaponto 3 times a day. Tickets cost €7 - €16 and the journey takes 1h 18m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Miccolis Spa operates a bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Metaponto Central Bus Station once a week, and the journey takes 1h 45m.

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 Metaponto
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €16
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Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
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 Metaponto
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
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 Metaponto
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Bus operators
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 Metaponto
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Potenza to Metaponto bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Metaponto Central Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Metaponto is 110 km. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Potenza to Metaponto.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Metaponto. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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