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There are 4 ways to get from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola Re / ...

12€ - 59€

3 alternative options

Bus via Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni to Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza Autostazione to Guardia - Hotel Italia 7

15€ - 18€

Bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni to Cosenza, Cosenza N1526

15€ - 18€

Drive  •  2h 18m

  1. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese 194.2 km

24€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese is to bus via Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro which costs 15€ - 18€ and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese. However, there are services departing from Villa San Giovanni and arriving at Guardia - Hotel Italia via Cosenza Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese. However, there are services departing from Villa S.Giovanni and arriving at Guardia Piemontese T via Paola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 53m.

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The distance between Villa San Giovanni and Guardia Piemontese is 142 km. The road distance is 194.2 km.

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The best way to get from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs 12€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese, including transfers.

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Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese bus services, operated by SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro, depart from Villa San Giovanni station.

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Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Villa S.Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs 12€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus via Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro, which costs 15€ - 18€ and takes 4h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese.
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  • Distance: 142.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between Villa San Giovanni, Calabria, Italy and Guardia Piemontese, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Villa S.Giovanni to Paola every 4 hours. Tickets cost 11€ - 22€ and the journey takes 1h 45m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese via Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro and Cosenza Autostazione in around 4h 19m.

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 Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 Villa S.Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
40€ - 60€
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 Villa San Giovanni to Paola
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Villa San Giovanni to Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 14€
Schedules at
saistrasporti.it
Preite Cosenza
Phone
0984-413001
Email
info@autoservizipreite.it
Website
autoservizipreite.it
Bus from Cosenza Autostazione to Guardia - Hotel Italia
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Schedules at
autoservizipreite.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villa San Giovanni to Cosenza, Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese bus services, operated by Preite Cosenza, arrive at Guardia - Hotel Italia station.

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Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Paola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese is 194 km. It takes approximately 2h 18m to drive from Villa San Giovanni to Guardia Piemontese.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Guardia Piemontese. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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