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

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Train to Naples, fly  •  7h 10m

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

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Train, train to Bari, fly  •  8h 11m

  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 Vienna (VIE) BRI - VIE

Train  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Bolzano Bozen Fa
  3. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb / ...
  4. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx / ...

Bus  •  21h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 570
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Vienna Main train station Rome Tiburtina - Prague Florenc Central Bus Station / ...

Bus via Zagreb  •  30h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Naples FS
  2. Take the bus from Naples Bus Terminal to Zagreb Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Wien

Train, night train  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Superiore to Foggia Re
  2. Take the train from Foggia to Ancona Fa / ...
  3. Take the night train from Ancona to Wien Hbf Nj

Drive  •  13h 15m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Vienna 1394.3 km

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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Vienna is to bus which costs €45 - €70 and takes 21h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Vienna is to train and fly which costs €30 - €170 and takes 7h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Vienna station. However, there are services departing from Potenza and arriving at Vienna Main train station via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Wien Hbf via Salerno, Bolzano Bozen and Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 17m.

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It is 843 km from Potenza to Vienna. It is approximately 1394.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 17h 17m and costs €140 - €380.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Potenza to Vienna, including transfers.

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Potenza to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Potenza station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Vienna is to train which takes 17h 17m and costs €140 - €380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 21h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 842.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Potenza to Vienna via Salerno, Bolzano Bozen, and Innsbruck Hbf in around 17h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Potenza to Vienna via Rome Tiburtina in around 21h 5m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€24 - €140
Flights from Naples to Vienna via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €140
Flights from Bari to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €150
Flights from Bari to Vienna via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€15 - €150
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Naples to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Naples to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Flights from Bari to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Naples to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €170
Flights from Bari to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €90
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €480
Train operators
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 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 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €13
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 Foggia to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€20 - €28
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 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 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 Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €170
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€60 - €85
Base Standard
€100 - €140
Base Premium
€120 - €170
Train from Foggia to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€25 - €35
Base Standard
€45 - €65
Base Premium
€55 - €85
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 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 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
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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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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€29 - €40
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €95
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€140 - €260
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Nightjet
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Potenza to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €23
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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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Vienna Main train station
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
RegioJet
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Naples FS
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €15
Website
Autolinee Liscio
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Naples Bus Terminal to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Union Ivkoni
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Wien
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Potenza to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Vienna Main train station.

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Potenza to Vienna train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Vienna is 1394 km. It takes approximately 13h 15m to drive from Potenza to Vienna.

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