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There are 3 ways to get from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale G. Marconi to Sala Consilina 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sala Consilina to Rogliano Rome

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Train  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Lamezia Terme 8111-13 / ...

Drive  •  3h 15m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli 260.3 km

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 3h 15m.

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The distance between Potenza and Soveria Mannelli is 180 km. The road distance is 260.3 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli without a car is to bus which takes 4h 24m and costs €65 - €90.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli is to bus which takes 4h 24m and costs €65 - €90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €70 - €170 and takes 5h 46m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Soveria Mannelli is 260 km. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli.
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  • Distance: 179.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Soveria Mannelli, Italy?

You can take a bus from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli via Sala Consilina and Rogliano in around 4h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Potenza to Soveria Mannelli via Salerno and Lamezia Terme in around 5h 46m.

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
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
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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 Salerno to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €28
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
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 Sala Consilina
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Schedules at
slasrl.eu
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Potenza - Verdi to Sala Consilina
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Sita Sud
2nd Class
€3 - €5

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