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There are 11 ways to get from Potenza to Parma by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Parma

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Parma

Bus via Reggio Emilia

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Centrale to Reggio Emilia

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza to Parma

Train, bus to Bari, fly to Milan Parma

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
  2. Take the bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Bari Airport Departures Terminal
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Milan Parma (PMF)

Train, bus to Bari, fly to Bologna

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
  2. Take the bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Bari Airport Departures Terminal
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Bologna (BLQ)
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Parma

Train, train to Naples, fly to Milan Linate

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Linate (LIN)
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma

Train, bus to Bari, fly to Milan Linate

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
  2. Take the bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Bari Airport Departures Terminal
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Milan Linate (LIN)
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma

Train, train to Naples, fly to Verona

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Verona (VRN)
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
  5. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Parma

Train, bus to Bari, fly to Milan Bergamo

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
  2. Take the bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Bari Airport Departures Terminal
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Milan Bergamo (BGY)
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Parma

Train, bus to Bari, fly to Verona

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
  2. Take the bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Bari Airport Departures Terminal
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Verona (VRN)
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
  5. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Parma
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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Parma is to bus which costs €35 - €85 and takes 10h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Potenza to Parma is to drive which takes 7h 17m and costs €95 - €150.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Potenza and arriving at Parma. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Parma. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Parma via Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 47m.

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The distance between Potenza and Parma is 643 km. The road distance is 751.8 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Parma without a car is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs €70 - €200.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Potenza to Parma, including transfers.

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Potenza to Parma bus services, operated by Auto Linee Moretti, depart from Potenza station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Parma is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs €70 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €85 and takes 10h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Parma.
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  • Distance: 643.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 47m

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

You can take a train from Potenza to Parma via Bologna Centrale in around 7h 47m. Alternatively, Auto Linee Moretti operates a bus from Potenza to Parma 6 times a week. Tickets cost €55 - €85 and the journey takes 10h 15m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €230
Flights from Bari to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Bari to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Bari to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€4 - €110
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €170
Flights from Bari to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €130
Flights from Naples to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€8 - €75
Flights from Bari to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€10 - €160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€5 - €160
Flights from Naples to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€12 - €170
Flights from Bari to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €140
Flights from Bari to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€14 - €160
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Bari to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €170
Ego Airways
Website
egoairways.com
Flights from Bari to Milan Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €260
Train operators
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
Train from Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€5 - €8
Base Standard
€8 - €12
Base Premium
€10 - €15
Train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€29 - €45
Train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €12
Base Standard
€21 - €28
Base Premium
€27 - €40
Train from Milano Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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 Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Milano Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €13
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 Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bologna Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Salerno to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€13 - €18
Smart Low Cost
€10 - €15
Smart Flex
€23 - €35
Train from Verona - Piazza Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Auto Linee Moretti
Phone
0972 24590
Email
info@autolineemoretti.it
Website
autolineemoretti.it
Bus from Potenza to Parma
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Schedules at
autolineemoretti.it
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Potenza to Parma
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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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