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There are 7 ways to get from Potenza to Tuscany by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

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Train, train to Brindisi, fly to Pisa

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi
  3. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Pisa (PSA)

5 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station

Bus via Rionero in Vulture

  1. Take the bus from Rionero In Vulture to Florence

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza to Florence

Train, bus to Bari, fly to Pisa

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
  2. Take the bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Bari Airport Departures Terminal
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Pisa (PSA)

Train, bus to Bari, fly to Bologna

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
  2. Take the bus from Ferrandina Scalo train station to Bari Airport Departures Terminal
  3. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Bologna (BLQ)
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.

Potenza to Tuscany by train

The train journey time between Potenza and Tuscany is around 5h 29m and covers a distance of around 644 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 29m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, the Potenza to Tuscany train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Firenze S.M.N.. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
5h 29m
Fastest train time:
5h 29m
Train distance:
644 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
33 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 Tuscany train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Tuscany is to bus which costs €50 - €70 and takes 7h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Tuscany is to train which costs €45 - €140 and takes 5h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Firenze S.M.N.. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Potenza and Tuscany is 497 km. The road distance is 613.2 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Tuscany without a car is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs €45 - €140.

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The train from Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. takes 5h 29m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Tuscany is to train which takes 5h 29m and costs €45 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 7h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Bari Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Potenza to Tuscany train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.M.N. station.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Tuscany.
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  • Distance: 496.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. once daily. Tickets cost €45 - €140 and the journey takes 5h 29m. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost €45 - €65 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €140
Flights from Brindisi to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €190
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€5 - €160
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€4 - €110
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €240
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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€45 - €65
Base Standard
€75 - €110
Base Premium
€95 - €140
Train from Potenza Centrale to Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€23 - €35
Base Premium
€29 - €45
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
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
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 Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
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
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
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 Ferrandina-Pom.Migl.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €9
Train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
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 Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Florence Villa Constanza Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Marino Autolinee
Auto Linee Moretti
Phone
0972 24590
Email
info@autolineemoretti.it
Website
autolineemoretti.it
Bus from Rionero In Vulture to Florence
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Schedules at
autolineemoretti.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Tuscany is 613 km. It takes approximately 5h 43m to drive from Potenza to Tuscany.

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Ryanair offers flights from Bari Airport to Pisa Airport.

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