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The train from Potenza to Melfi usually takes 1 hour 12 minutes on average to travel 26 miles (42 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour. You can expect to find 14 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Melfi, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. Trenitalia are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Melfi in no time.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Potenza to Melfi in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €2.95.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Melfi, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
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.
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!
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 €2.95 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.