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Potenza - Rome Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Potenza to Rome. Traveling by bus from Potenza to Rome usually takes around 5 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Liscio bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance193 mi (310 km)
Shortest duration4h 10m
Cheapest price$9.74
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines4

What bus companies travel from Potenza to Rome?

There are 4 bus lines from Potenza to Rome available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus45h 37m$37.81
Itabus34h 51m$32.69
Liscio34h 13m$32.86
Marino36h 36m$38.35
  • 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 4 trips from Potenza to Rome, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 37 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Itabus is an Italian bus company servicing the whole peninsula, including major tourist hotspots like Rome, Trieste, and Catania. The company has both single and double-decker buses with clean, comfortable seats, complimentary WiFi, power outlets, restrooms, and air conditioning. Upgrade to a premium ticket for even larger seats and extendable armchairs.

  • Liscio (which literally translates to ‘smooth’) is an Italian bus company providing smooth trips across the country. Its 59-seater coaches are equipped with complimentary WiFi and USB power outlets, as well as onboard restrooms. You can also stow two pieces of baggage into the hold, which is perfect for those who like to pack a little extra for trips.

  • Marino buses travel across Italy to cities such as Naples, Padua, and Lecce, and into neighboring countries including France, Switzerland, and Germany. Their fleet features comfortable reclining seats, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi connectivity, a restroom, and even a minibar!

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 193 miles from Potenza to Rome. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 10 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Rome. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Potenza to Rome, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Potenza to Rome every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Rome

Rome is a city rich in cultural heritage, as well as one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. To fully understand the city’s extraordinary history, visitors should take the time to visit the Capitoline Museums, where the collections include hundreds of sculptures as well as the Capitoline Wolf, the symbol of Rome itself. The famous Trevi’s Fountain is also on the must-see list of many travelers. Boasting an amazing baroque design with mythological motifs, the fountain is one of the most photogenic spots in the city, and it is located near the principal shopping area. If you wish to check out some of the city’s most iconic structures, head over to the Sistine Chapel, which houses the famous fresco by Michelangelo.

Rome is every foodie’s heaven. As you explore the city’s food scene, don’t hesitate to take the chance to try out a local specialty, artichokes. The best place to try these out is at Nonna Betta. For those who want to try the famous Roma coffee, Caffe Sant'Eustachio might be the right spot.

The principal train station in Rome is the Termini station. The main bus station is Roma Tiburtina. The city’s air services are fulfilled by three airports: Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, and Roma-Urbe, of which the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is the largest.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Potenza?

Main departure station: Viale del Basento 11

Potenza has two bus stations with service to Rome.

All bus stations in Potenza:

  • Viale del Basento 11

  • Potenza Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Rome?

Largo Guido Mazzoni  - ITRMEDEFLX-0

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Main arrival station: Largo Guido Mazzoni

Rome's main long-distance bus station, known as Autostazione Tiburtina, is located on Largo Guido Mazzoni in the northeast of the city. The modern, state-of-the-art facility has several small food outlets, restrooms, and left luggage facilities. Bus companies like FlixBus and RegioJet operate routes from Tiburtina to destinations including Venice and Prague. It can be accessed via the city's metro line B and is just a short walk to Roma Tiburtina railway station. Several hotels, bars, and restaurants line the nearby Via Tiburtina for the perfect welcome to the Eternal City.

All bus stations in Rome:

  • Largo Guido Mazzoni

  • Largo Mazzoni Guido 3

  • Ciampino Airport

  • Via Vincenzo Giudice

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