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

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Bus  •  4 h 31 min

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

$20

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 - Scalo to Matera 354

$27 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Cosenza to Matera 123 miles

$29 - $45

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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.

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The distance between Cosenza and Matera is 155 km. The road distance is 196.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cosenza to Matera without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 31 min and costs .

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

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Cosenza to Matera bus services, operated by Saj, depart from Cosenza station.

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Cosenza to Matera bus services, operated by Sita Sud, arrive at Matera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cosenza to Matera is 197 km. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Cosenza to Matera.

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There are 919+ hotels available in Matera. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cosenza to Matera.
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  • Distance: 96.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Cosenza to Sibari
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Sibari to Metaponto
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$12
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Metaponto - Scalo to Matera
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it

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