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

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Bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop - Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal / ...

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Train  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Pompei Re / ...

Bus via Salerno - Concordia  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Salerno - Piazza della Concordia
  2. Take the bus from Salerno - Concordia to Pompei - Via Giuseppe Mazzini 50

Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Pompei 131.4 km

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Pompei is to bus which costs €9 - €12 and takes 1h 40m.

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The fastest way to get from Potenza to Pompei is to drive which takes 1h 26m and costs €16 - €25.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Potenza Viale del Basento and arriving at Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Pompei. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Pompei via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Potenza and Pompei is 111 km. The road distance is 131.4 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Pompei without a car is to bus which takes 1h 40m and costs €9 - €12.

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The bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino takes 1h 40m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Pompei is to bus which takes 1h 40m and costs €9 - €12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €9 - €55 and takes 2h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Pompei.
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  • Distance: 111.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

Miccolis Spa operates a bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino once daily, and the journey takes 1h 40m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Potenza to Pompei via Salerno in around 2h 51m.

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
Train from Salerno to Pompei
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€4 - €5
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
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 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
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Potenza to Pompei
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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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Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Salerno - Piazza della Concordia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Busitalia Campania SpA
Phone
089-487111
Email
info@fsbusitaliacampania.it
Website
fsbusitalia.it
Bus from Salerno - Concordia to Pompei - Via Giuseppe Mazzini
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Schedules at
fsbusitalia.it
2nd Class
€6 - €8

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Potenza to Pompei bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Pompei is 131 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Potenza to Pompei.

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