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There are 4 ways to get from Potenza to Praia a Mare by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 296 bus

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale G. Marconi to Lauria Superiore
  2. Take the line 296 bus from Lauria Superiore to Praia a Mare

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Train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Battipaglia
  2. Take the train from Battipaglia to Praja-Ajeta-Tortora

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Bus, line 296 bus via Lauria Inferiore

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Cavour to Lauria Inferiore
  2. Take the line 296 bus from Lauria Inferiore to Praia a Mare

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza to Praia a Mare

Potenza to Praia a Mare by train

The train journey time between Potenza and Praia a Mare is around 5h 4m and covers a distance of around 220 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 47m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 17m. Operated by Trenitalia and Trenitalia Intercity, the Potenza to Praia a Mare train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Praja-Ajeta-Tortora. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 17m
Layover time:
1h 47m
Total time:
5h 4m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 17m
Train distance:
220 km
Trains per week:
41
Cheapest price:
€16
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:25
Last train departs at:
21:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Praia a Mare train schedules

Potenza → Praia a Mare
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Praia a Mare is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Praia a Mare is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Praia a Mare is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 14 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Praia a Mare is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Praia a Mare is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Praia a Mare. However, there are services departing from Potenza Viale G. Marconi and arriving at Praia a Mare via Lauria Superiore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Praia a Mare. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Praja-Ajeta-Tortora via Battipaglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Potenza and Praia a Mare is 82 km. The road distance is 120 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Praia a Mare without a car is to bus and line 296 bus which takes 3h 35m and costs €29 - €50.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Potenza to Praia a Mare, including transfers.

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Potenza to Praia a Mare bus services, operated by Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L., depart from Potenza Viale G. Marconi station.

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Potenza to Praia a Mare train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Potenza Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Praia a Mare is to bus and line 296 bus which takes 3h 35m and costs €29 - €50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €15 - €35 and takes 4h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Praia a Mare.
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  • Distance: 82.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Praia a Mare, Calabria, Italy?

You can take a bus from Potenza to Praia a Mare via Lauria Superiore in around 3h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Potenza to Praia a Mare via Battipaglia in around 4h 23m.

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 Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Battipaglia to Praja-Ajeta-Tortora
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €18
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 Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Battipaglia to Praja-Ajeta-Tortora
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Bus operators
Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L.
Phone
+39 0973 41416
Email
info@slasrl.eu
Website
slasrl.eu
Bus from Potenza Viale G. Marconi to Lauria Superiore
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Schedules at
slasrl.eu
Rocco Autolinee srl
Phone
0973 22943
Email
info@roccobus.it
Website
roccobus.it
Bus from Lauria Superiore to Praia a Mare
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Schedules at
roccobus.it
Bus from Lauria Inferiore to Praia a Mare
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Schedules at
roccobus.it
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Potenza - Cavour to Lauria Inferiore
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Sita Sud
2nd Class
€6 - €9

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Potenza to Praia a Mare bus services, operated by Rocco Autolinee srl, arrive at Praia a Mare station.

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Potenza to Praia a Mare train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Praja-Ajeta-Tortora station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Praia a Mare is 120 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Potenza to Praia a Mare.

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