How to travel 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

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

07:05AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h05 08:10AMBari Palese Airport
0 transfers
07:00AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h25 01:25PMMatera, Via Don Luigi Sturzo
1 transfer
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07:40AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h15 08:55AMBrindisi Airport
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03:00PMRome5h35 08:35PMMatera
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08:00AMRome5h45 01:45PMMatera
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Travel Information from Rome to Matera

distanceDistance229 miles (370 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$21 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $21 (€18) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $21 (€18) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a bus or flight to travel 229 miles (370 km) from Rome to Matera. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Rome to Matera.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome to Matera

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 2 travel options from Rome to Matera: bus or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Matera from Rome is by taking a flight, which costs on average $21 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Matera:

A flight is $3 (€3) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Rome to Matera costing on average $24 (€21).

The fastest way to get to Matera from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Matera can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 5 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 229 miles (370 km) between Rome and Matera.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Matera is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Rome, Termini and arrive in Matera, Via Nazionale (Stazione di Matera Villa Longo).

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

  • You can take a bus from Rome to Matera with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€21) with Flixbus from Rome to Matera.
  • You can travel by plane between Rome and Matera with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Rome to Matera tickets for $21 (€18) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus per day with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee or BlaBlaCar.

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

Omio customers who travel from Rome to Matera often also extend their vacation to go to Bari, Naples or Bologna. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Matera and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $24 (€21) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $21 (€18) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Rome 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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