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There are 4 ways to get from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso by bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Potenza to Taranto
  2. Take the bus from Taranto Port to Lecce

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso is to bus which costs €17 - €23 and takes 5h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso. However, there are services departing from Potenza Viale del Basento and arriving at Torre dell'Orso - Villaggio Malama via Lecce - City Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 51m.

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The distance between Potenza and Torre dell'Orso is 225 km. The road distance is 281.5 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso without a car is to bus which takes 5h 51m and costs €17 - €23.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso, including transfers.

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Potenza to Torre dell'Orso bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, depart from Potenza Viale del Basento station.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso is to bus which takes 5h 51m and costs €17 - €23. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €20 - €110 and takes 6h 57m.

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Potenza to Torre dell'Orso bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Torre dell'Orso is 282 km. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso.
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  • Distance: 225.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Torre dell'Orso, Italy?

Miccolis Spa operates a bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal twice daily. Tickets cost €5 - €35 and the journey takes 3h 50m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Potenza to Torre dell'Orso via Taranto, Brindisi, Lecce, and Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione in around 6h 57m.

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 Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Train from Taranto to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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 Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
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 Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Bus operators
Miccolis Spa
Phone
080 5315334
Email
info@busmiccolis.it
Website
busmiccolis.it
Bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €35
Website
Miccolis Spa
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Potenza to Lecce
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Potenza to Taranto
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
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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