There are 8 ways to get from Matera to Florence by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ferrandina-Scalo Matera to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$83 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to Pisa, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Pisa (PSA) BRI - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$36 - $192

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Train via Roma Termini  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Altamura to Bari Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini Fa
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$74 - $133

Bus Marozzi VT  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Firenze Marozzi

$55 - $65

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera Via Dante to Potenza Scalo Interfiore
  2. Take the bus from Potenza to Florence, Florence N526

$44 - $75

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Matera to Florence 444.1 miles

$100 - $160

Bus, fly to Florence  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Florence (FLR) BRI - FLR

$96 - $295

Bus, fly to Bologna, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Bologna (BLQ) BRI - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$48 - $201

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The cheapest way to get from Matera to Florence is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matera to Florence is to bus and fly and train which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Matera and arriving at Firenze. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Matera to Florence. However, there are services departing from Matera Centrale and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Altamura, Bari Centrale and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 16 min.

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The distance between Matera and Florence is 561 km. The road distance is 710.5 km.

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The best way to get from Matera to Florence without a car is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Matera to Florence, including transfers.

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Matera to Florence bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Matera station.

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Matera to Florence train services, operated by Ferrovie Appulo Lucane, depart from Altamura station.

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The best way to get from Matera to Florence is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Matera to Florence.
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  • Distance: 350.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Matera to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 6 h 6 min. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Matera to Florence every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bari to Florence via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bari to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Bari to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bari to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Ferrandina-Scalo Matera to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
Phone
800 050 500
Email
relazioniesterne@ferrovieappulolucane.com
Website
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Train from Altamura to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Matera to Firenze
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Grassani S.r.l.
Phone
+39 0835 721443
Email
info@grassani.it
Website
new.grassani.it
Bus from Matera Via Dante to Potenza Scalo Interfiore
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
new.grassani.it
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 Potenza to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it

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There is no direct flight from Bari Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Matera to Florence bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Firenze station.

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Matera to Florence train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matera to Florence is 710 km. It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to drive from Matera to Florence.

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British Airways, Vueling Airlines, Air Dolomiti and four other airlines offer flights from Bari Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 5517+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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