There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Potenza by train, bus, night 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 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina to Potenza Liscio

$10 - $40

6 alternative options

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 / ...

$35 - $65

Night bus, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the night bus from Roma to Candela Marozzi
  2. Take the bus from Potenza 2 to Potenza Marozzi-Marino

$41 - $48

Rideshare  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Potenza 225.9 miles

$17 - $28

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Potenza 227.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Naples, bus  •  5 h 32 min

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

$97 - $324

Fly to Bari, bus  •  6 h 12 min

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

$40 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Potenza 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 Potenza 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 Potenza is 310 km. The road distance is 363.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Potenza 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 Potenza bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Potenza is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Potenza.
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  • Distance: 193.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Potenza 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Rome to Potenza every 3 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
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
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 - $65
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
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 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
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
$29 - $35
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Roma to Candela
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Bus from Potenza 2 to Potenza
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
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
$24 - $40
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Naples Capodichino to Potenza
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
risorse.autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Matera to Potenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Mavibus
Phone
+39 051 6494441
Email
info@mavibus.it
Website
mavibus.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Potenza
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
mavibus.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 - $7
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Potenza
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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