There are 7 ways to get from Matera to Catania by bus, plane, night bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, car or rideshare

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, fly  •  3 h 35 min

  1. BRI - CTA

$50 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. 354

$37 - $44

5 alternative options

Bus, night bus, train, car ferry  •  9 h 26 min

  1. 354 / ...
  2. Bus
  3. Reg / ...
  4. Ic / ...

Train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Fr / ...
  2. Ic

$66 - $91

Bus, train  •  12 h 23 min

  1. 354 / ...
  2. Ic
  3. Ic / ...

$69 - $101

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 7 min

$73 - $132

Bus, bus and ferry  •  9 h 31 min

  1. 32 / ...
  2. 400

$86 - $118

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

You can take a train from Matera to Catania via Ferrandina Scalo, Ferrandina-Scalo Matera, and Salerno in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Metaponto to Reggio Di Calabria Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Matera to Bari Palese
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Matera to Metaponto
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Matera to Policoro
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Potenza Stazione to Sala Consilina
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night bus from Metaponto to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Policoro to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
saj.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Matera to Potenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $30
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$29 - $30
Other operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Rideshare from Sala Consilina to Catania
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Matera and Catania is 377 km.

The cheapest way to get from Matera to Catania is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 10 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Matera to Catania is to bus and fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 40€ - 290€.

No, there is no direct bus from Matera to Catania. However, there are services departing from Matera and arriving at Catania via Policoro and Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 24 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Matera to Catania, including transfers.