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There are 8 ways to get from Matera to Florence by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7h 33m

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

$80 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to Pisa, train  •  5h 1m

  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

6 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Firenze Marozzi

$50 - $65

Bus, night bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Foggia 420
  2. Take the night bus from Foggia to Florence, Florence N444

$51 - $88

Drive  •  6h 59m

  1. Drive from Matera to Florence 444.1 miles

$100 - $160

Bus, fly to Florence  •  5h 28m

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

$96 - $291

Bus, fly to Bologna, train  •  4h 57m

  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

$47 - $203

Bus, fly to Rome, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Rome (FCO) BRI - FCO
  3. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$53 - $160

Questions & Answers

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

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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 4h 57m.

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

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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 7h 33m and costs 70€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 7h 33m 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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The best way to get from Matera to Florence is to train which takes 7h 33m and costs 70€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 9h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Bari Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m 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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Map of how to get from Matera to Florence.
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  • Distance: 350.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 33m

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 6h 6m. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Matera to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 9h 25m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bari to Florence via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bari to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bari to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $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
6h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Matera to Firenze
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
Marozzi VT
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 Foggia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Foggia to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Pugliairbus

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

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Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Bari Airport to Florence Airport.

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