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There are 5 ways to get from Bari to Matera by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bari to Matera 420

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bari Policlinico to Matera Centrale

$5 - $7

Rideshare  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bari to Matera 40.6 miles

$6

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bari to Matera 40.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Bari to Matera 40.8 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Bari to Matera is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bari to Matera is to taxi which costs 75€ - 90€ and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bari and arriving at Matera. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bari Policlinico and arriving at Matera Centrale. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Bari and Matera is 54 km. The road distance is 65.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bari to Matera without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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The bus from Bari to Matera takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Bari to Matera bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bari station.

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Bari to Matera train services, operated by Ferrovie Appulo Lucane, depart from Bari Policlinico station.

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The best way to get from Bari to Matera is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 3€ - 6€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Bari to Matera.
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  • Distance: 33.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Bari, Italy and Matera, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bari to Matera 5 times a week. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Ferrovie Appulo Lucane operates a train from Bari to Matera every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
Phone
800 050 500
Email
relazioniesterne@ferrovieappulolucane.com
Website
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Train from Bari Policlinico to Matera Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bari to Matera
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bari to Matera
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Bari to Matera
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Apulia Taxi
Phone
+39 080 534 6666
Website
baritaxi.com
Radio Taxi Bari
Phone
+39 080 554 3333
Website
taxibari.it
Radio Taxi Nuova
Phone
+39 080 554 3333

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Bari to Matera bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Matera station.

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Bari to Matera train services, operated by Ferrovie Appulo Lucane, arrive at Matera Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bari to Matera is 65 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Bari to Matera.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bari and Matera. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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