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There are 5 ways to get from Potenza to Pizzo by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus via Cosenza  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Verdi to Buonabitacolo ESSO 400
  2. Take the bus from Padula A3 to Cosenza A3
  3. Take the bus from Cosenza to Pizzo Farmacia 247

€31 - €42

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Cavour to Lauria Superiore 400
  2. Take the bus from Lauria to Vibo Valentia Rome

€19 - €26

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Lamezia Terme C. Fa / ...

€27 - €128

Bus via Lauria  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Via Cavour to Lauria Superiore 5
  2. Take the bus from Lauria to Cosenza
  3. Take the bus from Cosenza to Pizzo Farmacia 247

€42 - €64

Drive  •  3h 33m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Pizzo 302.6 km

€35 - €55

Potenza to Pizzo by train

The train journey time between Potenza and Pizzo is around 6h 3m and covers a distance of around 411 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 58m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity and Trenitalia Frecce, the Potenza to Pizzo train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Pizzo. Typically 33 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 3m
Fastest train time:
4h 58m
Train distance:
411 km
Trains per week:
33
Cheapest price:
€27
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:17
Last train departs at:
15:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Pizzo train schedules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Pizzo is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Pizzo is to bus which costs €19 - €27 and takes 7h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Pizzo is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Pizzo. However, there are services departing from Potenza - Verdi and arriving at Pizzo Farmacia via Padula A3 and Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Pizzo. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Pizzo via Salerno and Lamezia Terme C.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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The distance between Potenza and Pizzo is 214 km. The road distance is 302.6 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Pizzo without a car is to bus via Cosenza which takes 6h 18m and costs €30 - €45.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Potenza to Pizzo, including transfers.

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Potenza to Pizzo bus services, operated by Sita Sud, depart from Potenza - Verdi station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Pizzo is to bus via Cosenza which takes 6h 18m and costs €30 - €45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €26 - €130 and takes 6h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Pizzo.
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  • Distance: 214.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Pizzo, Calabria, Italy?

You can take a bus from Potenza to Pizzo via Padula A3, Cosenza A3, and Cosenza in around 6h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Potenza to Pizzo via Salerno and Lamezia Terme C. in around 6h 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 Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Train from Salerno to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
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 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 Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Bus operators
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Potenza - Verdi to Buonabitacolo ESSO
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
2nd Class
€4 - €6
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
Calanda Viaggi
Phone
0041 (0)81 284 62 32
Email
info@calandareisen.com
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Padula A3 to Cosenza A3
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€22 - €29
Website
Calanda Viaggi
Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L.
Phone
+39 0973 41416
Email
info@slasrl.eu
Website
slasrl.eu
Bus from Potenza Via Cavour to Lauria Superiore
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Schedules at
slasrl.eu

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Potenza to Pizzo bus services, operated by Ferrovie Della Calabria, arrive at Pizzo Farmacia station.

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Potenza to Pizzo train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Lamezia Terme C. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Pizzo is 303 km. It takes approximately 3h 33m to drive from Potenza to Pizzo.

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