How to travel from Matera to Florence

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from Matera to Florence

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from Matera to Florence on Jul 03 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:20AMBari Palese Airport2h50 02:10PMFlorence Peretola Airport
1 transfer
871One-way
Cheapest
06:55AMMatera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo12h05 07:00PMFlorence
1 transfer
591One-way
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10:30AMMatera Centrale7h16 05:46PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
1 transfer
851One-way
03:10PMBari Palese Airport7h30 10:40PMFlorence Peretola Airport
1 transfer
871One-way
06:30AMBari Palese Airport7h40 02:10PMFlorence Peretola Airport
1 transfer
871One-way

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Travel Information between Matera and Florence

distanceDistance347 miles (559 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $94 (€84) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Frecciarossa

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 347 miles (559 km) from Matera to Florence. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, ITA or Frecciarossa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Matera to Florence.

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There are 4 travel options from Matera to Florence: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Florence from Matera is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

A ferry is generally $25 (€22) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $25 (€22) from Matera to Florence.

A ferry is $94 (€84) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Matera to Florence costing on average $94 (€84).

A ferry is $73 (€65) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Matera to Florence costing on average $73 (€65).

The fastest way from Matera to Florence is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Florence that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Florence by bus can take on average 11 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Florence by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 16 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Matera to Florence is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Matera and Florence as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Matera, Via Nazionale (Stazione di Matera Villa Longo) and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
  • Most travelers take a train from Matera Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Florence by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Matera to Florence tickets on Omio for $25 (€22).
  • Travel with ITA to go to Florence by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ITA Matera to Florence tickets on Omio for $94 (€84).
  • Travel with Frecciarossa for trains to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Frecciarossa Matera to Florence tickets on Omio for $73 (€65).

Yes, there are direct services available from Matera to Florence with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $25 (€22) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $94 (€84) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $73 (€65) one way.

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

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