There are 9 ways to get from Matera to Florence by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Potenza 32 / ...
  2. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$83 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to Pisa, train  •  5 h 22 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

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Matera Centrale 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 / ...

$75 - $131

Bus Marozzi VT  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Firenze 32

$55 - $65

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Canosa di Puglia Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canosa di Puglia to Florence 442

$41 - $76

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Matera to Florence 444.1 miles

$100 - $160

Bus, fly to Florence  •  6 h 10 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  •  4 h 44 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

$44 - $203

Bus, fly to Rome, train  •  5 h 51 min

  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

$61 - $160

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

You can take a train from Matera to Florence via Bari Centrale and Roma Termini in around 8 h 21 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 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bari to Florence via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Bari to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Bari to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Bari to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bari to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bari to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 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 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Potenza Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 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
$27 - $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
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
Phone
800 050 500
Website
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Train from Matera Centrale to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Book at
eticket.ferrovieappulolucane.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Bus operators
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
Bus from Matera to Firenze
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Matera to Canosa di Puglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Matera - via Sturzo to Canosa di Puglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Book at
booking.marinobus.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Canosa di Puglia to Florence
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
3 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Matera and Florence is 561 km. The road distance is 710 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Matera to Florence is to bus and fly and train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 35€ - 180€.

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 Bari Centrale and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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.

It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Matera to Florence, including transfers.