There are 4 ways to get from Matera to Cosenza by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Policoro 354
  2. Take the bus from Policoro to Cosenza

$21

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$26 - $41

Bus Busitalia Simet S.p.A., train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Metaponto - Scalo 354
  2. Take the train from Metaponto to Corigliano Calabro Ic
  3. Take the bus from Corigliano Scalo to Cosenza

$33 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Matera to Cosenza 123.1 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Matera to Cosenza is to bus which costs 18€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matera to Cosenza is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Matera to Cosenza. However, there are services departing from Matera and arriving at Cosenza via Policoro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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

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The best way to get from Matera to Cosenza without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 18€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Matera to Cosenza, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Matera to Cosenza is 197 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Matera to Cosenza.

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There are 317+ hotels available in Cosenza. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matera to Cosenza.
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  • Distance: 96.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Matera to Cosenza via Policoro in around 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
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 Metaponto to Sibari
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Metaponto to Corigliano Calabro
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Sibari to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$10 - $12
Bus operators
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
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 Matera to Metaponto - Scalo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
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
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Corigliano Scalo to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
simetspa.it

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