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There are 9 ways to get from Potenza to Warsaw by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Naples, fly to Warsaw Chopin  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) NAP - WAW

404 zł - 1 170 zł

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Train to Naples, fly to Warsaw Modlin, train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Warsaw Modlin (WMI) NAP - WMI
  3. Take the train from Modlin to Warszawa Centralna

194 zł - 1 126 zł

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Train, train to Bari, fly to Warsaw Chopin  •  9h 15m

  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 Warsaw Chopin (WAW) BRI - WAW

323 zł - 985 zł

Train  •  24h 44m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Bologna Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

1 231 zł - 2 122 zł

Train via Innsbruck  •  25h 6m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Bologna Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

1 504 zł - 2 702 zł

Bus  •  35h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Salerno - Piazza della Concordia
  2. Take the bus from Salerno to Warszawa Zachodnia

304 zł - 434 zł

Train, bus  •  35h 28m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Superiore to Foggia Re
  2. Take the bus from Foggia to Warszawa

312 zł - 583 zł

Bus via Bari  •  38h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Bari Capruzzi DEA Coffee 1a corsa ESTIVA // Napoli - Monopoli / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bari to Warsaw

Drive  •  20h 3m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Warsaw 2059.1 km

1 100 zł - 1 700 zł

Potenza to Warsaw by trains

The train journey time between Potenza and Warsaw is around 30h 28m and covers a distance of around 2146 km. The fastest train normally takes 30h 28m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia, ItaloTreno and others, the Potenza to Warsaw train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Warszawa Centralna. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
30h 28m
Fastest train time:
30h 28m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
1 244 zł
Carbon emissions:
113 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 Warsaw train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Italy

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Warsaw is 800 190 590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Warsaw is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Warsaw is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Poland.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Potenza to Warsaw is to bus which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 35h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Potenza to Warsaw is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost 85€ - 260€ and takes 8h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Potenza to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Potenza - Viale del Basento and arriving at Warszawa Zachodnia via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Potenza to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Bologna Centrale, Venezia Mestre and Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 44m.

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The distance between Potenza and Warsaw is 1348 km. The road distance is 2059.1 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 24h 44m and costs 270€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 8h 25m to get from Potenza to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Potenza to Warsaw bus services, operated by Autolinee Liscio, depart from Potenza - Viale del Basento station.

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

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The best way to get from Potenza to Warsaw is to train which takes 24h 44m and costs 270€ - 470€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 35h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 1347.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 25m

What companies run services between Potenza, Italy and Warsaw, Poland?

You can take a train from Potenza to Warsaw via Bologna Centrale, Venezia Mestre, and Wien Hbf in around 24h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Potenza to Warsaw via Salerno in around 35h 12m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Naples to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130 zł - 700 zł
Flights from Bari to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130 zł - 700 zł
Flights from Bari to Warsaw Chopin via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
160 zł - 850 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 zł - 1 700 zł
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Warsaw Chopin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
480 zł - 1 700 zł
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
120 zł - 800 zł
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
50 zł - 70 zł
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
50 zł - 70 zł
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40 zł - 60 zł
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
40 zł - 60 zł
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35 zł - 55 zł
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
35 zł - 55 zł
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
70 zł - 260 zł
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
70 zł - 95 zł
Base Standard
140 zł - 200 zł
Base Premium
180 zł - 260 zł
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55 zł - 230 zł
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
55 zł - 80 zł
Base Standard
120 zł - 170 zł
Base Premium
160 zł - 230 zł
Train from Potenza Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 zł - 700 zł
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
230 zł - 320 zł
Base Standard
390 zł - 550 zł
Base Premium
470 zł - 700 zł
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40 zł - 110 zł
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40 zł - 60 zł
Base Standard
65 zł - 90 zł
Base Premium
75 zł - 110 zł
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
50 zł - 100 zł
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
90 zł - 100 zł
Train from Potenza Macchia Rom. to Foggia
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35 zł - 75 zł
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
65 zł - 75 zł
Train from Foggia to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 zł - 80 zł
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
70 zł - 80 zł
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45 zł - 90 zł
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
75 zł - 90 zł
Train from Potenza Superiore to Foggia
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35 zł - 75 zł
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
65 zł - 75 zł
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 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 180 zł
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
70 zł - 100 zł
Smart Low Cost
60 zł - 85 zł
Smart Flex
130 zł - 180 zł
Train from Bologna Centrale to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27 zł - 75 zł
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
27 zł - 40 zł
Smart Low Cost
28 zł - 40 zł
Smart Flex
55 zł - 75 zł
Koleje Mazowieskie
Phone
22 364 44 44
Website
mazowieckie.com.pl
Train from Modlin to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12 zł - 14 zł
Website
Koleje Mazowieskie
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Modlin to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35 zł - 60 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 45 zł
1st Class
45 zł - 60 zł
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 Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 zł - 650 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
500 zł - 700 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
390 zł - 550 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Bologna Centrale to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
170 zł - 240 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
600 zł - 1 100 zł
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Salerno - Piazza della Concordia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30 zł - 55 zł
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Salerno to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
32h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
270 zł - 380 zł
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Foggia to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
32h 1m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
270 zł - 380 zł
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Foggia to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
320 zł - 450 zł
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Bari to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
360 zł - 500 zł
Schedules at
sindbad.pl

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Potenza to Warsaw bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Warszawa Zachodnia station.

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Potenza to Warsaw train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza to Warsaw is 2059 km. It takes approximately 20h 3m to drive from Potenza to Warsaw.

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Wizz Air, Swiss, Lufthansa and LOT offer flights from Naples Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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