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

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Recommended option

Line 271 bus, bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the line 271 bus from Potenza - Via Torraca to Brienza 271
  2. Take the bus from Brienza to Sapri Villa D'Agri

€8 - €9

Cheapest option

Bus, line 7 bus  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Via Cavour to Lagonegro 5
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Lagonegro to Sapri 7

€7 - €13

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Battipaglia Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Battipaglia to Sapri Re / ...

€14 - €63

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Sapri 109.3 km

€13 - €20

Potenza to Sapri by bus

The bus journey time between Potenza and Sapri is around 13h 54m and covers a distance of around 133 km. The fastest bus normally takes 13h 54m. Operated by Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L., the Potenza to Sapri bus service departs from Potenza - Via Cavour and arrives in Sapri. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
13h 54m
Fastest bus time:
13h 54m
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
18:36
Last bus departs at:
18:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Sapri bus schedules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Sapri is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Sapri is to line 271 bus and bus which costs €8 - €10 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Sapri is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Sapri. However, there are services departing from Potenza - Via Torraca and arriving at Sapri via Brienza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Sapri. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Sapri via Battipaglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Potenza and Sapri is 65 km. The road distance is 109.3 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Sapri without a car is to line 271 bus and bus which takes 2h 43m and costs €8 - €10.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Potenza to Sapri, including transfers.

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Potenza to Sapri bus services, operated by Sita Sud, depart from Potenza - Via Torraca station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Sapri is to line 271 bus and bus which takes 2h 43m and costs €8 - €10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €13 - €65 and takes 3h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Sapri.
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  • Distance: 64.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

You can take a bus from Potenza to Sapri via Brienza in around 2h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Potenza to Sapri via Battipaglia in around 3h 40m.

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 Sapri
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
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 Sapri
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €11
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 Battipaglia to Sapri
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Bus operators
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Potenza - Via Torraca to Brienza
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
2nd Class
€2 - €4
Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L.
Phone
+39 0973 41416
Email
info@slasrl.eu
Website
slasrl.eu
Bus from Potenza - Via Cavour to Lagonegro
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
slasrl.eu
Bus from Lagonegro to Sapri
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Schedules at
slasrl.it

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Potenza to Sapri bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at Sapri station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Sapri is 109 km. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Potenza to Sapri.

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