Potenza how to get there from Rome Naples and Perugia


Potenza is situated in the Basilicata region. Because of its geoghraphical position, Potenza has a limitated transport system. There are 2 biggest bus company that provides connections with Potenza and other cities: bus company Autolinee Liscio amd bus company Autolinee Marozzi. In this article we are going to talk about bus company Liscio that connects Potenza with Rome, Perugia, Naples and Salerno.

If you interested in how to get to Potenza from Toscana with Marozzi buses, check here: How to get to Potenza from Toscana


1. Roma  – Potenza

Bus company “Autolinee Liscio” offers the line Rome – Potenza – Matera. The bus operates every day except the day of Christmas, New Year, the Easter and Ferragosto. In Potenza the bus arrives in Viale del Basento,whilst in Rome – from Tiburtina station. Buses also stop in Perugia. Average journey time is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

The one way ticket costs 25 EUR, two-ways – 43 EUR. Young people under  26 years pay 15 EUR, whilst children under 12 do not need to pay at all. Tickets can be bought online on the official website of Autolinee Liscio.

Timetable (updated 05.09.16): Rome – Potenza – Matera

potenza strade

2. Perugia -Potenza

Bus line “Autolinee Liscio” offers the line Perugia – Rome – Potenza.  The bus operates ONLY on Friday and on SUNDAY including holidays except Christmas, New Year, the Easter and Ferragosto. The bus runs only once per day. In Perugia the bus stops in Piazza Partigiani, whilst in Potenza in Viale del Basento. The bus also makes several stops including the one in Rome (always in Tiburtina station). The bus also stops in Sicignano and in Picerno. Average journey time is 7 hours. Two way tickets cost 52 EUR. Tickets can be bought online on the official website of Autolinee Liscio.

Timetable (from 05.09.16): Perugia – Rome – Potenza

Piazza Prefettura, Potenza
  • Napoli, Capodichino- Potenza

Bus company  “Autolinee Liscio” offers the line Napoli – Potenza. The bus operates every day except Christmas, New Year, the Easter and Ferragosto. Bus also stops in Picerno, Sicignano, Salerno, Lancusi, Fisciano and at Naples airport Capodichino. Please note that in Potenza the bus makes 5 stops,  having the bus terminal in viale del Basento. In Naples, in its turn, buses stop in  Bus Terminal Metropark (that is parking area near train station FF.SS Napoli Centrale). The bus also stops at Naples airport Capodichino (on the parking area “GE.S.A.C.”).
The price of the tickets depends on the final destination. One way tickets  Naples – Potenza and Capodichino – Potenza costs 8,10 EUR. Although if you buy tickets on the bus, it will cost 2 EUR more.  The average journey time is 2 hours.  Tickets can be bought online on the official website of Autolinee Liscio.

Timetable (from 01.05.16): Potenza – Salerno – Fischiano – Naples –  Capodichino

Potenza, Piazza Mario Pagano


Napoli Centrale railway station


Napoli Centrale railway station is the main railway station in Naples. It is located next to Piazza Garibaldi. Under Napoli Centrale there is the metro station that is called Stazione Piazza Garibaldi (Garibaldi Piazza station), it is served by the metropolitan trains of the line 2.

Piazza Garibaldi
  • Treni

Napoli Centrale railway station is connected by verious trains of Trenitalia and EAV (Ente Autonomo Volturno). For example, there are direct trains to and from Rome and to and from Salerno. In addition to this there is Circumvesuviana train station. Circumvesuviana is a railway operating services in the East of the Naples metropolitan area, managed  by EAV . The Circumvesuviana network is 142 km long, it covers around 96 stations and provides services to the important tourist destinations such as Pompeii (How to reach Pompeii) and Herculaneum (how to reach Herculaneum).


  • Autobus

Napoli Centrale railway station offers numerous bus lines that connect different areas of Naples and the province. To move around the city, it is possible to use buses operated by  ANM, Azienda Napoletana Mobilità.

In addition to this, there are also buses Alibus that connect Napoli Centrale with Capodichino Airport. Average journey time is only 20 minutes.


  • Metro

As was mentioned before, under Napoli Centrale railway station there is the metro station line 2 that is called Stazione Piazza Garibaldi (Garibaldi Piazza station). Line 2 is operated by Trenitalia SpA. The line starts operate at 5.20 and finishes at 23.20. Trains arrive with frequency of 8 minutes.

Beside this, Napoli Centrale is connected with line 1 of Naples metro through a passage. Line 1 is operated by ANM, Azienda Napoletana Mobilità. From Piscinola first train leaves at 6.00 and from Garibaldi – at 6.20. As for the last train, from Piscinola a train leaves at 22.29 and from Garibaldie – at 23.02.

Timetable workdays:

06.00 – 07.00  Frequency is 12′

07.00 – 21.30 Frequency is  9′

from 21.30 Frequency is 12′

Timetable holidays:

06.00 – 07.00 Frequency is 12′

07.00 – 21.30  Frequency is 10′

from 21.30  Frequency is 12′

Friday and Saturday
The last train from Piscinola is at 00.48, from Garibaldi – at 1.32
*extensions are stopped till 03.09.2016

Napoli metro map

Passage from Napoli Centrale to the metro


Curreri Viaggi bus and timetables

logo curreri viaggi bus

Curreri Viaggi is a travel agency. It connects Sorrento Coast to several national and international places. It offers coach hire, shuttle services and private airport transfer.

The agency organizes trips primarily on the Sorrento and Amalfi Coast.

Curreri Viaggi bus

Curreri Viaggi offers a bus connection from the Naples Airport Capodichino to Pompeii, Sorrento and Castellammare. Here info and timetables:

Naples Airport Capodichino  – Sorrento

Naples Sorrento

How to reach Pompeii – travel guide



Versione Italiana: Curreri Viaggi

Timetable Airport Shuttle Bus from and to Napoli Capodichino: