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There are 5 ways to get from Rome to Policoro by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Policoro - Terminal Bus

$35

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Metaponto Fr

$60 - $84

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Policoro 301.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Bari, bus  •  6 h 24 min

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

$45 - $160

Fly to Brindisi, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS) FCO - BDS
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto
  3. Take the train from Taranto to Policoro Tursi

$51 - $182

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Policoro is to bus which costs 31€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Policoro is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Policoro - Terminal Bus. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Policoro. However, there are services departing from Roma Tiburtina and arriving at Policoro Tursi via Metaponto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Rome and Policoro is 397 km. The road distance is 482.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Policoro without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 31€.

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The bus from Rome Tiburtina to Policoro - Terminal Bus takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Rome to Policoro bus services, operated by Saj, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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Rome to Policoro train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Policoro is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 31€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Policoro.
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  • Distance: 248.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

Saj operates a bus from Rome to Policoro 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Policoro once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 4 h 58 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 Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $170
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 Tiburtina to Metaponto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Taranto to Policoro Tursi
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Policoro - Terminal Bus
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
saj.it
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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Bari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Rome to Policoro bus services, operated by Saj, arrive at Policoro - Terminal Bus station.

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Rome to Policoro train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Metaponto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Policoro is 483 km. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Rome to Policoro.

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Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Rome Airport to Bari Airport.

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There are 190+ hotels available in Policoro. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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