There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Basilicata by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Potenza Centrale Fr / ...

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Potenza 225.9 miles

$18 - $29

6 alternative options

Bus Marozzi VT  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina to Potenza Liscio

$30 - $40

Train via Salerno  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Salerno Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale Reg / ...

$36 - $67

Bus Autolinee Liscio  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Potenza

$27 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Potenza 227.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Bari, bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bari (BRI) FCO - BRI
  2. Take the bus from Bari to Matera

$34 - $110

Fly to Naples, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Naples (NAP) FCO - NAP
  2. Take the bus from Naples Aiport Capodichino to Melfi

$101 - $336

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Basilicata is to rideshare which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Basilicata is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roma Tiburtina and arriving at Potenza. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Potenza Centrale. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Rome and Basilicata is 338 km. The road distance is 363.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Basilicata without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The train from Roma Termini to Potenza Centrale takes 3 h 22 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Rome to Basilicata bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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Rome to Basilicata train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Basilicata is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 31€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Basilicata.
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  • Distance: 211 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Basilicata, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Potenza 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Rome to Potenza every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma Tiburtina to Potenza
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Potenza
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Bari to Matera
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Auto Linee Moretti
Phone
0972 24590
Email
info@autolineemoretti.it
Website
autolineemoretti.it
Bus from Naples Aiport Capodichino to Melfi
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
autolineemoretti.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Potenza
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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