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from Florence to Matera

You can get from Florence to Matera by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Matera on 17 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:14Florence Santa Maria Novella7h07 17:21Matera Centrale
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09:40Florence11h50 21:30Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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19:35Florence11h40 07:15Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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22:10Florence10h50 09:00Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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17 Jan
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£51Marino Autolinee
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Travel Information to Matera from Florence

distanceDistance347 miles (559 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£65 - £86
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £65 • 10 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £86 • 7 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMarino Autolinee or Frecciarossa

Take a coach or train to travel 347 miles (559 km) from Florence to Matera. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £65. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Marino Autolinee or Frecciarossa among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Florence to Matera.

Travel Tips: Travel from Florence to Matera

Travel to Matera easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Matera.

How do you get from Florence to Matera?

There are 2 ways to travel from Florence to Matera including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Florence to Matera?

The cheapest way from Florence to Matera is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £65 compared to other travel options to Matera:

A coach is generally £22 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £86 from Florence to Matera.

What is the fastest way from Florence to Matera?

The fastest way from Florence to Matera is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 7 min.

Other travel options between Florence and Matera can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Matera by coach can take on average 10 h 50 min.

How far is it from Florence to Matera?

The Florence to Matera distance is approximately 347 miles (559 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Florence to Matera?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Florence to Matera:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Florence to Matera depart from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 to Matera, Via Nazionale staz. FAL Villa Longo.
  • Most travellers board their train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Matera Centrale.

Which travel operators can get me from Florence to Matera?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Matera:

  • You can take a coach from Florence to Matera with Marino Autolinee. Cheap tickets can be found for £65 with Marino Autolinee from Florence to Matera.
  • You can travel by train to Matera from Florence with Frecciarossa, and you can find Frecciarossa Florence to Matera tickets for £86 on Omio.

Can I travel directly from Florence to Matera?

Yes, there are direct services available between Florence and Matera with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You can take a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Matera as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Florence to Matera.

Where should I go next after I travel from Florence to Matera?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Florence to Matera often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Bari, Naples or Rome. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Florence and Matera itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Matera and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book tickets between Florence and Matera online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Florence to Matera, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £65 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £86 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Florence and Matera online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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