How to get from Rome to Matera

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from Rome to Matera

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Rome to Matera on 29 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:25Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h05 18:30Bari Palese Airport
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£651One-way
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07:00Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h25 13:25Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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£301One-way
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21:40Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h10 22:50Brindisi Airport
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£671One-way
13:45Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina7h45 21:30Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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£371One-way
15:45Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina8h00 23:45Matera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
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£371One-way

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Travel Information from Rome to Matera

distanceDistance229 miles (370 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £24 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus or Malta Air

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 229 miles (370 km) between Rome and Matera. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Itabus or Malta Air among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Rome to Matera.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome 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 Rome to Matera.
FAQs

There are 4 travel options from Rome to Matera: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Rome to Matera. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Matera:

A ferry journey is usually £15 less than a journey to Matera by coach, which costs on average £15 for the same trip.

A ferry journey is usually £24 less than a journey to Matera by plane, which costs on average £24 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £4 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £4 from Rome to Matera.

The fastest way from Rome to Matera is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options from Rome to Matera can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Matera by coach can take on average 6 h 30 min.

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In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 24 min   on average.

The distance from Rome to Matera is approximately 229 miles (370 km).

The average frequency per day from Rome to Matera is:

  • 5 coaches per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Matera from Rome as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Rome, Termini and arrive in Matera, Via Nazionale (Stazione di Matera Villa Longo).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Roma Termini and arrive in Matera Centrale.

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

  • Travel with Itabus for coaches to Matera. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Itabus Rome to Matera tickets on Omio for £15.
  • Travel with Malta Air to go to Matera by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Malta Air Rome to Matera tickets on Omio for £24.

Yes, there are direct services available to Matera from Rome with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Itabus with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can take a direct flight with ITA or Malta Air with direct flights per day.

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 to Matera from Rome.

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

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

  • Coach tickets cost £15 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £24 one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £4 one way.

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

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