There are 3 ways to get from Cosenza to Matera by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Cosenza to Scanzano Jonico
  2. Take the bus from Scanzano Jonico to Matera 354

$21

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Cosenza to Sibari Reg
  2. Take the train from Sibari to Metaponto Ic
  3. Take the bus from Metaponto to Matera 354 / ...

$28 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Cosenza to Matera 123 miles

$29 - $45

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

You can take a bus from Cosenza to Matera via Scanzano Jonico in around 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Cosenza to Sibari
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $13
Trenitalia Intercity
Bus operators
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Scanzano Jonico
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
saj.it
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Scanzano Jonico to Matera
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Metaponto to Matera
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cosenza to Matera?

The distance between Cosenza and Matera is 155 km. The road distance is 197 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cosenza to Matera?

The cheapest way to get from Cosenza to Matera is to bus which costs 18€ and takes 4 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cosenza to Matera?

The quickest way to get from Cosenza to Matera is to drive which takes 2 h 42 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

Is there a direct bus between Cosenza and Matera?

No, there is no direct bus from Cosenza to Matera. However, there are services departing from Cosenza and arriving at Matera via Scanzano Jonico. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Cosenza to Matera?

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Cosenza to Matera, including transfers.