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There are 9 ways to get from Potenza to Sanremo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Milano Rogoredo Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sanremo Re / ...

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Train to Naples, fly to Genoa, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Genoa (GOA) NAP - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Sestri Ponen. to Sanremo

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Train via Rome  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Sanremo Ic

Bus, train  •  14h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Salerno - Piazza della Concordia
  2. Take the bus from Salerno to Savona
  3. Take the train from Savona to Sanremo Re / ...

Bus  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Pescara
  2. Take the bus from Pescara Bus Terminal to Sanremo - p.zza Colombo

Drive  •  9h 24m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Sanremo 986.8 km

Train to Naples, fly to Nice, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Nice (NCE) NAP - NCE
  3. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Sanremo

Train to Naples, fly to Turin, train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Turin (TRN) NAP - TRN
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Savona
  4. Take the train from Savona to Sanremo

Train, train to Bari, fly to Genoa  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Macchia Rom. to Foggia
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Genoa (GOA) BRI - GOA
  4. Take the train from Genova Sestri Ponen. to Sanremo

Potenza to Sanremo by train

The train journey time between Potenza and Sanremo is around 13h 22m and covers a distance of around 1197 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 51m. The fastest train normally takes 13h 22m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Potenza to Sanremo train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Sanremo. Typically seven 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:
10h 31m
Layover time:
2h 51m
Total time:
13h 22m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
13h 22m
Train distance:
1197 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€83
Carbon emissions:
63 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Sanremo train schedules

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  • 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 Sanremo is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Sanremo 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: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Sanremo is to bus and train which costs €45 - €110 and takes 14h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Sanremo is to train and fly which costs €35 - €230 and takes 8h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Potenza and arriving at Sanremo - p.zza Colombo via Pescara Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Sanremo. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Sanremo via Milano Rogoredo and Genova P.Za Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 30m.

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The distance between Potenza and Sanremo is 749 km. The road distance is 986.8 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Sanremo without a car is to train which takes 12h 30m and costs €80 - €320.

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It takes approximately 12h 30m to get from Potenza to Sanremo, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Sanremo is to train which takes 12h 30m and costs €80 - €320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Sanremo.
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  • Distance: 749.1 km
  • Duration: 12h 30m

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

You can take a train from Potenza to Sanremo via Milano Rogoredo and Genova P.Za Principe in around 12h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Potenza to Sanremo via Pescara Bus Terminal in around 15h 55m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €180
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€24 - €210
Flights from Bari to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €260
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Naples to Turin via Alghero
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Naples to Turin via Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €650
Flights from Naples to Turin via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Flights from Bari to Genoa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Naples to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€14 - €150
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 Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €180
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€60 - €90
Base Standard
€100 - €150
Base Premium
€120 - €180
Train from Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€29 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Potenza Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€28 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Savona to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€10 - €15
Base Standard
€24 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
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 Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €19
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €18
Train from Savona to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
Train from Genova Sestri Ponen. to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Torino Lingotto to Savona
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€18 - €20
Train from Potenza Macchia Rom. to Foggia
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €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 Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Train from Potenza Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Train from Roma Termini to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €50
Train from Savona to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €10
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €13
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 Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Rogoredo to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €50
1st Class
€60 - €90
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Thello
Train from Savona to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Thello
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 Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€29 - €40
Bus operators
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
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 Salerno to Savona
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nice Airport to Sanremo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
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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Auto Linee Moretti
Phone
0972 24590
Email
info@autolineemoretti.it
Website
autolineemoretti.it
Bus from Potenza to Pescara
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Schedules at
autolineemoretti.it
Satam Bus
Phone
+39 0871 344969
Email
satam@gruppolapanoramica.it
Website
satambus.it
Bus from Pescara Bus Terminal to Sanremo - p.zza Colombo
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
satambus.it

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