Looking to travel from Potenza to Melfi by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 1 hour 12 minutes to travel from Potenza to Melfi by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour though. You'll usually find 14 trains per day running along the 26 miles (42 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Melfi. You'll probably be hopping onto a Trenitalia train to get to Melfi, as they are the main operators of services on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Potenza to Melfi start from €3.00 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.
If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Melfi by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.
It takes an average of 1h 12m to travel from Potenza to Melfi by train, over a distance of around 26 miles (42 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Potenza to Melfi and tickets for this journey start from €3 when you book in advance.
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Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.
Enjoy your journey with Trenitalia's regional trains. A First Class service may be available on some routes.
At the moment, a restaurant service is not available on Trenitalia's regional trains. However, you can take your own food on board so pick up some snacks at the station before you set off.
Trenitalia's regional trains do not offer an entertainment portal on board. However, you can make use of your internet data, as well as charge your devices thanks to the power sockets that are available at your seat.
If you need to request special assistance, you can call the toll-free number 800 90 60 60 which can be reached from a landline in Italy, or the national number +3902323232 which can be reached from a landline or mobile, even from abroad (international calling charges may apply).
Air-conditioning is available on Trenitalia's regional trains.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Potenza to Melfi by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Potenza and Melfi is 1 hour and 12 minutes, with around 14 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Potenza to Melfi is 1 hour and 0 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Potenza to Melfi can start from as little as €3 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Potenza to Melfi without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from Potenza to Melfi each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Potenza to Melfi leaves at 05:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Potenza to Melfi leaves at 21:11. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Potenza to Melfi cover a distance of around 26 miles (42 km) during the journey.