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There are 8 ways to get from Potenza to Venice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Venezia S. Lucia Fa / ...

€58 - €207

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Train to Naples, fly  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Venice (VCE) NAP - VCE

€34 - €242

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Train via Foggia  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Superiore to Foggia Re
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Venezia S. Lucia Fb

€53 - €156

Bus  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Centrale to Bologna Senise
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Venice N482 / ...

€52 - €55

Bus via Rimini  •  13h

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Rimini
  2. Take the bus from Rimini to Venice N433

€57 - €65

Drive  •  7h 46m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Venice 801.9 km

€100 - €150

Train, train to Bari, fly  •  7h 6m

  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 Venice (VCE) BRI - VCE

€44 - €202

Train, train to Brindisi, fly  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Taranto
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Brindisi
  3. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Venice (VCE) BDS - VCE

€47 - €267

Potenza → Venice
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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Venice is to bus which costs €52 - €56 and takes 11h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Potenza to Venice is to train and fly which takes 5h 28m and costs €30 - €250.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Venice. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Venice via Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Venice. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 33m.

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The distance between Potenza and Venice is 603 km. The road distance is 801.9 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Venice without a car is to train which takes 8h 33m and costs €55 - €210.

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It takes approximately 8h 33m to get from Potenza to Venice, including transfers.

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Potenza to Venice bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, depart from Potenza Centrale station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Venice is to train which takes 8h 33m and costs €55 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €52 - €56 and takes 11h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Venice.
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  • Distance: 603.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 33m

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

You can take a train from Potenza to Venice via Salerno in around 8h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Potenza to Venice via Bologna in around 11h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €200
Flights from Bari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €240
Flights from Brindisi to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Flights from Bari to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Brindisi to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €210
Flights from Bari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€17 - €200
Flights from Brindisi to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Venice via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Brindisi to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €110
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
Train from Potenza Superiore to Foggia
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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 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
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
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
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 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €13
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Salerno to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €160
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €75
Base Standard
€90 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €160
Train from Foggia to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€45 - €65
Base Standard
€80 - €110
Base Premium
€95 - €140
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
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
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
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 Bologna to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rimini to Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Auto Linee Moretti
Phone
0972 24590
Email
info@autolineemoretti.it
Website
autolineemoretti.it
Bus from Potenza to Rimini
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€41 - €45
Schedules at
autolineemoretti.it

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