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There are 6 ways to get from Matera to Bari by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus FlixBus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari 420

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Matera Centrale to Altamura
  2. Take the train from Altamura to Bari Policlinico

$5 - $8

Bus Pugliairbus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari Pugliairbus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bari Airport to Bari station Bari Airport Bus / ...

$6 - $13

Rideshare  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Matera to Bari 40.5 miles

$6

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Matera to Bari 41 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Matera to Bari 41 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Matera to Bari is to taxi which costs 75€ - 95€ and takes 56 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Matera to Bari. However, there are services departing from Matera Centrale and arriving at Bari Policlinico via Altamura. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Matera and Bari is 54 km. The road distance is 65.6 km.

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

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The bus from Matera to Bari takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Matera to Bari is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 3€ - 6€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 2 h 11 min.

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

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Matera to Bari once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Matera to Bari via Altamura in around 2 h 11 min.

Train operators
Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
Phone
800 050 500
Email
relazioniesterne@ferrovieappulolucane.com
Website
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Train from Matera Centrale to Altamura
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Train from Altamura to Bari Policlinico
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Elios Autosevizi
Phone
0832.871016
Website
eliosautoservizi.com
Bus from Bari Airport to Bari Largo Sorrentino
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
eliosautoservizi.com
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 Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Pellegrino Noleggio con Conducente
Phone
+39 334 853 0255
Website
pellegrinotaxi.it
TAXI-NCC Città di Altamura
Phone
+39 346 615 3134
Website
nccmediterraneo.it

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Matera to Bari is 66 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Matera to Bari.

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Book your Matera to Bari bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 830+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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

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