Bari to Matera bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Bari to Matera

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The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Bari to Matera is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Sitabasilicata
19:151h15
Bari
20:30Matera
£31One-way
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Sitabasilicata
13:401h15
Bari
14:55Matera
£31One-way
0 changes
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Sitabasilicata
00:301h15
Bari
01:45Matera
£31One-way
0 changes
BlaBlaCar
20:300h50
Bari
21:20Matera
£51One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Cotrap
09:151h15
Bari
10:30Matera
£51One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableBari to Matera

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Sitabasilicata
00:301h15
Bari
01:45Matera
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Miccolis
07:301h05
Bari
08:35Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
0 changes
Itabus
07:401h05
Bari
08:45Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
0 changes
Cotrap
09:151h15
Bari
10:30Matera
0 changes
Sitabasilicata
13:401h15
Bari
14:55Matera
0 changes
Cotrap
15:001h15
Bari
16:15Matera
0 changes
Miccolis
15:401h35
Bari
17:15Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
0 changes
Miccolis
16:001h15
Bari
17:15Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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Miccolis
16:200h55
Bari
17:15Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
0 changes
Marino Autolinee
17:351h20
Bari
18:55Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
0 changes
Marino Autolinee
17:501h05
Bari
18:55Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
0 changes
Sitabasilicata
19:151h15
Bari
20:30Matera
0 changes
Itabus
20:001h05
Bari
21:05Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
0 changes
Marino Autolinee
22:451h00
Bari
23:45Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
0 changes

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Bus times from Bari to Matera

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Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 11 m

Buses per day

14

Distance

54 km

Of the 14 buses that leave Bari for Matera every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Miccolis
16:200h55
Bari
17:15Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
£141One-way
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2nd Fastest
Marino Autolinee
22:451h00
Bari
23:45Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
£101One-way
0 changes
Itabus
07:401h05
Bari
08:45Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
£91One-way
0 changes
Marino Autolinee
17:501h05
Bari
18:55Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
£121One-way
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Miccolis
07:301h05
Bari
08:35Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
£111One-way
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Overview: Coach from Bari to Matera

distanceDistance33 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€8)
frequencyCoach frequency5 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 5 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesAeroporti, Miccolis, Itabus, Cotrap, Sitabasilicata, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar

Coaches from Bari to Matera cover the 33 miles long route taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Aeroporti, Miccolis, Itabus, Cotrap, Sitabasilicata, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 5 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £3, but the average price of coach tickets is £7.

Coach companies: Aeroporti, Miccolis and Itabus Bari to Matera

For as little as £3 you can travel by coach to Matera from Bari with Aeroporti, Miccolis and Itabus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

FlixBus from Bari to Matera coach information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: £10
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Bari to Matera coach

Matera is approximately 34 miles (54 km) from the Italian port city of Bari. On average, you will spend a little over 1h on the road enjoying the scenery between the two cities. There are roughly 203 coaches that leave for Matera from Bari. You can board any Bari to Matera coach if you want to avoid change as the route only has direct buses. The bus frequency decreases by about ten buses on weekends and public holidays, and the schedule may also vary.

Bari to Matera Bus Time: Daily Departures

Generally, 29 buses travel from Bari to Matera every day. All the coaches on the route are direct. In the morning, at least 2 buses depart for Matera from Bari every 2h, while in the evening, there is a bus from Bari to Matera after every hour. The first bus to Matera from Bari starts its journey at about 12.30 a.m. taking 1h 15min to cover the distance and arriving in Matera at roughly 1:45 a.m. The last bus departs the Bari Station at about 10:45 p.m. and gets to its destination at 11:45 p.m. The last Bari to Matera coach covers the distance in roughly an hour. Passengers can access the bus schedule by going to the Omio website and searching for Bari to Matera bus schedule.

How long is the journey in bus from Bari to Matera?

After booking your bus ticket from Bari to Matera, set aside about 1h 11min for travel time. The fastest bus to Matera from Bari takes about 50min to cover the distance, while the slowest bus is on the road for roughly 1h 35min. The slowest buses start their journey at around 3:40 p.m. All the buses from Bari to Matera are direct, making it convenient for you as you will save on travel time.

Bari: Aerial view of the cathedral and old town.

Bari: Aerial view of the cathedral and old town. Source: Shutterstock

Where does the bus departure in Bari and arrive in Matera?

A bus Bari – Matera can depart from about 9 stations in Bari. Some buses leave from Bari Porto Lungomare Imperatore Augusto Station, which is roughly a 10min walking distance from the city centre. Other coaches use the Bari, Lungomare Imp. Augusto (Fronte autorità portuale) as their departing station. There are also several buses that depart from Bari, Aeroporto di Bari-Karol Wojtyła Station. It takes about 20min to the station from downtown Bari. Alternatively, your Bari to Matera coach may leave from Bari, Port (Sculpture 'The Ship of Hope'). Taking a bus from Bari to Matera at Bari Airport Arrivals Terminal Station is also an option. Several buses also depart from Bari Capruzzi DEA Coffee station or the Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (Stazione Centrale). Another departing station for a bus Bari Matera is Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (fronte DEA Cafe).

On arriving in Matera, your coach from Bari to Matera may stop at Matera Central FAL Station, which is a few minutes away from Matera city centre. Some buses' last stop in Matera is the Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo Station. The bus stop is popular and is roughly an 8min drive from downtown Matera. Alternatively, you can end your journey at Matera, Centrale Station and get to Matera city centre in about 10min on foot. Your Bari to Matera coach may also arrive at Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo / Via Donato Bramante Station.

What are the bus stops when arriving to Matera?

All the buses from Bari to Matera have no stops between the journey as they are direct. The buses, however, can stop at around 4 bus stations when they arrive in Matera. Some buses stop at Matera Central FAL, while others stop at Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo. Your Bari to Matera coach may also end their journey at Matera, Centrale Station or Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo / Via Donato Bramante Station.

What to see between Bari and Matera

You can be rest assured that your journey in the coach from Bari to Matera will be adventurous. As you leave Bari, you will enjoy the view of Parco Rossani. During your journey, you will also catch a glimpse of the Bari Palese Golf Course. Foresta Mercadante's scenic stretch is also on your way to Matera. A few minutes before arriving in Matera you wil see Parco IV Novembre and Parco Regionale della Murgia Materana.

Information on Matera Central FAL

The station is not only an infrastructure hub, but also an urban landmark in line with Matera becoming a European Capital of Culture. The station connects to the pedestrian Piazza Della Visitazione which links you to the nearby historic town. There are offices in the station and a waiting room for passengers. The station also features toilets and accessible toilets. The station is the modern station built next to the original Matera Centrale Station and is next to a car park. You can hail a taxi or take a train or bus from the station to your next destination.

Information on Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo

The bus stop operates about 1.2 miles (2 km) from Matera city centre, which is about an 8min drive. After alighting your bus from Bari to Matera, you can grab a bite at the coffee bar near the bus stop. A kiosk and a fast food outlet are also open at the station. You also do not have to walk long to look for a mall as there is one just next to the station. A car park is also available at the bus stop. If you want to continue your travels, several transit methods are near the bus stop, such as taxis and other public buses.

Information on Matera Centrale

Matera Centrale Station is less than a kilometre from Matera city centre. It will take you about 3min of driving to get to downtown Matera or about 11min on foot. The station has a car park nearby. There is also a waiting room available for the passengers. The station is near a railway station, making it easier for you to continue travelling if Matera is not your last stop. Shopping outlets and hotels are easily accessible from the station. You can also board a taxi to your final destination near the bus station.

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Information on Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo / Via Donato Bramant

The station is roughly 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from Matera city centre. It will take about 7min to get to the station from downtown Matera by car. You can eat at the fast food outlet near the station after alighting your coach from Bari to Matera. There is also a kiosk at the bus station. The station also has waiting benches and a ticket office as facilities.

Aeroporti coach company offers the journey Bari to Matera

Aeroporti coach company account for 5 coaches that leave for Matera from Bari every day. The Aeroporti coaches use Bari, Aeroporto di Bari-Karol Wojtyła as their departing station and end their journey at Matera, Centrale. The first Aeroporti bus from Bari to Matera starts its journey at 12.30 a.m. and arrives at its destination at around 1:45 a.m., while the last bus leaves the Bari station at 7:15 p.m. All the buses take roughly 1h 15min to cover the distance between the two cities.

Infobus offers the journey Bari to Matera

Infobus coach company provides about 13 buses from Bari to Matera every day. The first Infobus Bari to Matera departs at roughly 12.30 a.m. and takes approximately 1h 15min on the road arriving in Matera at around 1:45 a.m. The last bus starts its journey at about 7:15 p.m. getting to Matera at around 8:30 p.m. The fastest Infobus coach from Bari to Matera covers the distance between the two cities in roughly 50min while the slowest bus takes 1h 35min.

Itabus offers the journey Bari to Matera

Itabus accounts for one coach from Bari to Matera daily. The bus departs from Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (Stazione Centrale) at around 7:20 a.m. and covers the distance in roughly 1h 5min. The bus Bari to Matera arrives at its destination at about 8:25 a.m. The Itabus on the route is a direct bus, and its final stop is at Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo / Via Donato Bramante station. The bus travels at a speed of roughly 80km/h.

Roughly 4 Marino Autolinee coaches leave from Bari to Matera every day. All the buses are direct and have no change during the journey. A Marino Autolinee coach to Matera from Bari can either leave from Bari, Port (Sculpture 'The Ship of Hope') or Bari, Via Giuseppe Capruzzi (Stazione Centrale) station. The first Marino Autolinee bus leaves Bari at around 5:30 p.m. getting to Matera at roughly 6:50 p.m. The last bus starts its journey at about 10:45 p.m., arriving in Matera at around 11:45 p.m. The fastest bus takes about 1hr on the road while the slowest takes 1h 20min.

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Miccolis offers the journey Bari to Matera

Miccolis bus company accounts for seven coaches from Bari to Matera. The first Miccolis bus leaves the Bari station at around 7:30 a.m. and takes about 1h 5min on the road arriving in Matera at about 8:35 a.m. The last bus starts its journey at roughly 6:20 p.m. and arrives at its destination in about 50min. It is one of the fastest buses from Bari to Matera. The slowest bus Bari Matera from Miccolis, takes 1h 35min to cover the distance between the two cities. All the Miccolis buses from Bari to Matera are direct buses.

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Buses Bari to Matera: Sustainability Travel

Be at ease when you take a coach from Bari to Matera as you have positively contributed to protecting the environment. Coaches can carry many passengers, reducing the number of cars on the road and easing traffic congestion. They also emit minimal carbon emissions compared to personal cars. The Bari to Matera route coach companies are committed to protecting the environment by having fleets with low road emissions. Waste bins are also available on the bus keeping the environment clean.

Bus Bari to Matera: Services on Board

Itabus buses offer both First Class and Standard tickets. The First Class ticket is at an additional cost and has extra leg room for the passengers. The other coach providers only offer the standard class. It would be best to reserve your seat and book your preferred seat. Take advantage of the complimentary Wi-Fi on any bus from Bari to Matera and keep busy during your journey. You can also charge your devices using the power sockets available on the bus. Other beneficial services on board are:

  • Food and drinks: While Itabus gives their passengers food and drinks on board, the other coaches allow passengers to carry their food and drinks. The food should be could to avoid disturbing the other passengers with the smell.
  • Luggage: Marino buses permit one hand luggage and two luggage with a maximum weight of 12kg per passenger, while Itabus allows one luggage with a maximum weight of 15 kg and do not limit hand luggage. Infobus has a limit of two luggage with a combined weight of up to 30 kg and one hand luggage, whereas Miccolis allows 10kg luggage per passenger.
  • Bikes: You can bring your folded bike from Bari to Matera on any bus. However, the bike should be stored in a soft padded bag or hard case and remain folded throughout the journey.
  • Pets: Only certified service animals are permitted on the Infobus coaches and Aeroporti buses, while the Marino buses allow one pet per passenger not exceeding 10kg. Miccolis buses allow pets on request but at a fee. On Itabus coaches, service animals are allowed on board for free, but if you want to bring your pet, you have to book the seat next to you and keep the pet in a carrier at all times.
  • Accessibility: Staff are ready to assist passengers in wheelchairs on all the buses heading to Matera from Bari. You should, however, contact the service provider in advance to confirm if the coach is spacious enough and if the final station is wheelchair accessible.

When to book your bus tickets from Bari to Matera

You should buy your ticket on the days they are on sale to get the cheapest bus ticket from Bari to Matera. The ticket sale normally happens months in advance. You can buy your ticket up to 6 months before your travel date. Buying your ticket a week in advance saves you money as the Bari to Matera bus price is lower. Alternatively, consider boarding the slower buses if you have a flexible schedule. You might spend a few more minutes on the road but save on ticket fare. Another money-saving method is taking the early morning buses that leave around 12.30 a.m. as they are the cheapest on the Bari to Matera route.

To Matera by bus — travel tips

After leaving Bari, one of the European sister cities, you will enjoy touring in Matera. Matera is on a rocky area in the Basilicata region. The city is the oldest Italian city, thus full of historical attractions to fill your itinerary. Apart from learning about the city's history, you will enjoy the breathtaking views. See the stunning views of Sassi from Belvedere Piazzetta Pascoli and Belvedere Luigi Gurrigghio viewing points. Walk along the main road as you explore the several bars and food outlets along the way. From the main road, you can see the Sassi as they are below the hillside. You can also wander along the streets of the Sassi as you discover the dwelling places during the Palaeolithic Age. Visit the catholic church built on a cliff that stands above the Sassi, the Chiesa di Santa Maria di Idris and marvel at the architecture. Other attractions that you may visit during your time in Matera are:

  • Casa Grotta of Vico Solitario
  • Palombaro Lungo
  • Museum of Contemporary Sculptures of Matera, MUSMA
  • Convento di Sant'Agostino
  • Duomo of Matera
  • Chiese Rupestri
  • Murgia National Park (Parco della Murgia Materana)

Matera: View of the Basilicata at dawn.

Matera: View of the Basilicata at dawn. Source: Shutterstock

What are the other cities you can go from Matera?

After alighting your bus from Bari to Matera, Centrale, there are several nearby cities you can explore. Visit the small town of Ginosa which is 30min away from Matera and see Chiesa Madre della Vergine del Rosario. Ginosa is roughly 15.2 miles (24.6 km) from Matera. You can also explore the city of Laterza which was famous for producing majolica in a distinctive style. The city is about 15min from Matera, which is 4.7 miles (7.5 km). Enjoy driving for approximately 45min from Matera to explore the castle of the Orsini family. The castle is in Gravina in Puglia city. The city's history goes as far back as Roman times and is full of historical sites.

FAQs: Bari to Matera coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Bari to Matera with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Bari to Matera.
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Cheap coach tickets from Bari to Matera can start from as little as £3 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Bari to Matera is £7; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Bari to Matera is 1 h   to travel the 33 mile long journey, with around there are 5 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Bari to Matera leaves at 11: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Bari to Matera leaves at 22: 30.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Bari to Matera without having to change trains with Itabus, Sitabasilicata, Marino Autolinee or FlixBus. There are 5 direct coaches from Bari to Matera each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from Bari to Matera you can take a coach with Aeroporti, Miccolis, Itabus, Cotrap, Sitabasilicata, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Bari to Matera on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
A day trip to Matera from Bari is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Bari to Matera by coach is February.
Yes, you can take a coach from Bari to Matera.

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