How to get from Naples to Matera

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from Naples to Matera

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

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To get from Naples to Matera on 26 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15Napoli, Napoli Centrale4h10 13:25Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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09:15Napoli, Napoli Centrale4h10 13:25Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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17:00Naples4h10 21:10Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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06:15Naples4h05 10:20Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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14:00Napoli, Napoli Centrale4h50 18:50Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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Travel Information to Matera from Naples

distanceDistance123 miles (198 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach
fastestFastest modeCoach • £13 • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 123 miles (198 km) by coach between Naples and Matera. Flixbus is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Naples to Matera.

How to Travel from Naples to Matera?

It's a breeze to opt for regular public transport bus links from the romantic city of Naples to historic Matera, the 2019 European Capital of Culture. Shortest journey times are just over three hours, making this an easy trip from Italy's southwest coast towards this jewel in the east. A variety of bus operators ensure affordable trips to Matera are available every day of the week.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Naples to Matera?

There are three to four coach operators and Omio affiliates running routes from Naples to Matera, making it an easy matter to source affordable tickets at various times of the day. The early morning FlixBus coach from Naples Centrale is currently the cheapest weekday and weekend service and offers direct journey times of around four hours and 25 minutes. The FlixBus services arrive into Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo, which is an easy walk away from the Piazza Firenze in the centre of town. 

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Naples to Matera?

The fastest bus from Naples to the historic city of Matera is operated by FlixBus. The journey distance is just over 150 miles, and the most direct route is via the A16/E842. This speedy FlixBus service leaves Naples Centrale bus station in the very early hours (so you'd better set an alarm!) and the journey takes three hours and 25 minutes. The bus arrives into Via Don Luigi Sturzo. Alternative bus services have journey times ranging from just under four hours to four hours and 45 minutes. 

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Travel from Naples to Matera by Bus

Bus services from Naples operate to Matera every day of the week. The three main coach operators on this route are Miccolis, Marino Autolinee, and Frecciarossa, while affiliates such as FlixBus and BlaBla Car ensure passengers achieve the best prices at all times of day! There are two daily Frecciarossa TrentoLine train and coach services from Naples to Matera. Passengers need to make one change for both services, and journey times are around four hours. The first leg of the journey is via train to Salerno, with a journey time of 41 minutes. Passengers then switch to FrecciaLink bus LK015 for the remainder of the journey to Matera Centrale, which is the main rail and bus station. It will take you about ten minutes to walk from Matera Centrale to the middle of town, and you just need to walk straight down Via Don Minzoni which is right outside the station. Three regular, daily Miccolis services operate to Matera, with departures timed from early morning until late afternoon. Autolinee Miccolis operates coaches throughout southern Italy, and this is a non-stop route. Miccolis buses arrive into Stazione Fal Matera Villa Longo, so you'll need to grab a local bus for the seven-minute trip into the centre of town. MarinoBus operates most of the buses going to Matera, and they arrive at Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo bus station. This station is about one mile from the centre of town, and you can take a local bus or hop on a train at Ferrovia Apulo Lucane station, which is about one minute away on foot.

Travel Tips: Travel from Naples 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 Naples to Matera.

Your travel option from Naples to Matera includes taking a coach.

The fastest way to travel from Naples to Matera is by coach with an average journey time of 2 h 55 min.

The Naples to Matera distance is approximately 123 miles (198 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Naples to Matera:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Napoli, Autostazione and tend to arrive in Matera, Via Nazionale (Stazione di Matera Villa Longo).

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Naples to Matera, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Matera by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Naples to Matera for £13.

Yes, there is a direct route available between Naples and Matera:

  • You can take a direct coach with Marino Autolinee, Miccolis, BlaBlaCar or Itabus.

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 Naples to Matera.

Looking to extend your trip from Naples to Matera? Many Omio customers who go from Naples to Matera usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Bari, Rome or Modugno. If you're looking to explore Bari, Rome or Modugno from Matera, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Naples to Matera, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £13 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Naples to Matera tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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