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Buses from Florence to Potenza

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Florence - Potenza Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Florence to Potenza. Traveling by bus from Florence to Potenza usually takes around 11 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance318 mi (511 km)
Shortest duration9h 45m
Cheapest price$34.88
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
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What bus companies travel from Florence to Potenza?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Florence to Potenza. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus311h 31m$57.48
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 3 trips from Florence to Potenza, and usually makes the trip in about 11 hours and 31 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Florence to Potenza during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Florence to Potenza?

The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 318 miles from Florence to Potenza. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Potenza at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Florence?

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Florence to Potenza, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Florence to Potenza every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Florence

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Florence is located in Central-Northern Italy, in the lush Tuscany region. Regarded as the birthplace of the Renaissance, this city is an art lover's idea of heaven. The city’s plethora of museums, palaces, churches, and artistic treasures landed Florence the #1 spot in our ranking of the most cultured cities in Europe.

Visit the Uffizi Gallery to see many of the world's greatest Renaissance masterpieces, including work by Raphael, da Vinci, Botticelli, and Michelangelo. Michelangelo's famous sculpture of David in his birthday suit is on view at the Accademia Galleria. The Institute and Museum of the History of Science is another must-see attraction to learn about the scientific instruments vital to some of the 13th century's world-changing discoveries.

After you have finished exploring Florence's many museums and galleries, head outside to enjoy a relaxing stroll through the Boboli Gardens and appreciate this stunning example of "green architecture."

The city is also home to almost every high-end designer label you can bring to mind, as well as museums dedicated to Gucci and Ferragamo. For a less expensive shopping experience, visit one of the many affordable boutiques and local clothing stores for a more authentic taste of the city.

Florence is a top-rated destination, meaning it has well-established international and national travel connections. Florence's Amerigo Vespucci International Airport makes air travel simple. Fast and modern trains also connect the city to numerous European cities, and many bus carriers offer frequent services to Florence.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Florence?

Main departure station: Viale Filippo Strozzi

Florence has two bus stations with service to Potenza.

All bus stations in Florence:

  • Viale Filippo Strozzi

  • Firenze S.M.N.

Where does the bus arrive in Potenza?

Main arrival station: Viale del Basento 11

All buses from Florence arrive at one main station in Potenza.

All bus stations in Potenza:

  • Viale del Basento 11

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