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There are 3 ways to get from Salento to Pollino National Park by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Vallo Lucania-Castel to Praja-Ajeta-Tortora
  2. Take a taxi from Praja-Ajeta-Tortora to Pollino National Park

Cheapest

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Vallo Lucania-Castel to Sapri
  2. Take the bus from Sapri to Agromonte Preti

Drive

  1. Drive from Salento to Pollino National Park
Salento → Pollino National Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pollino National Park is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Salento to Pollino National Park is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Salento to Pollino National Park is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 2h 9m.

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The distance between Salento and Pollino National Park is 86 km. The road distance is 159.9 km.

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The best way to get from Salento to Pollino National Park without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3h 26m and costs €100 - €150.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Salento to Pollino National Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salento to Pollino National Park is 160 km. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Salento to Pollino National Park.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Pollino National Park. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Salento to Pollino National Park.
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  • Distance: 86.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Salento, Campania, Italy and Pollino National Park, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Salento to Pollino National Park. However, you can take the line 102 bus to Vallo Scalo, take the walk to Vallo Lucania-Castel, take the train to Praja-Ajeta-Tortora, then take the taxi to Pollino National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Salento to Pollino National Park via Vallo Scalo, Vallo Lucania-Castel, Sapri, Sapri, and Agromonte Preti in around 6h 15m.

Train operators
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 Vallo Lucania-Castel to Praja-Ajeta-Tortora
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €12
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Vallo Lucania-Castel to Sapri
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €9
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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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 Vallo Lucania-Castel to Praja-Ajeta-Tortora
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Train from Vallo Lucania-Castel to Sapri
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€5 - €7
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 Vallo Lucania-Castel to Sapri
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €12
Base Standard
€21 - €29
Base Premium
€27 - €40
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 Vallo della Lucania to Sapri
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€13 - €18
Smart Low Cost
€10 - €15
Smart Flex
€23 - €35
Bus operators
Societa Lagonegrese Automobilistica S.R.L.
Phone
+39 0973 41416
Email
info@slasrl.eu
Website
slasrl.eu
Bus from Sapri to Agromonte Preti
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €8
Schedules at
slasrl.eu
Other operators
Taxi from Praja-Ajeta-Tortora to Pollino National Park
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Estimated price
€100 - €130

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