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

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Bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Lecce

$39

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Italobus Connections, bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the Italobus Connections from Matera to Taranto 1113
  2. Take the bus from Taranto to Lecce Marozzi / ...

$4 - $16

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Altamura to Bari Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce Fb / ...

$26 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Matera to Lecce 109.9 miles

$26 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Matera and arriving at Lecce. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Matera to Lecce. However, there are services departing from Matera Centrale and arriving at Lecce via Altamura and Bari Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Matera and Lecce is 137 km. The road distance is 175.8 km.

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The best way to get from Matera to Lecce without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 44 min and costs .

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The bus from Matera to Lecce takes 2 h 44 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Matera to Lecce bus services, operated by Miccolis, depart from Matera station.

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

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The best way to get from Matera to Lecce is to bus which takes 2 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Matera to Lecce bus services, operated by Miccolis, arrive at Lecce station.

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Matera to Lecce train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Lecce station.

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Map of how to get from Matera to Lecce.
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  • Distance: 85.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

Miccolis operates a bus from Matera to Lecce 3 times a day. Tickets cost $39 and the journey takes 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Matera to Lecce via Altamura and Bari Centrale in around 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
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
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ferrovieappulolucane.it
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 Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Miccolis
Phone
080 5315334
Website
miccolis-spa.it
Bus from Matera to Lecce
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
miccolis-spa.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Bus from Matera to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
italotreno.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Taranto to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Taranto to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
saj.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Taranto to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Matera to Lecce is 176 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Matera to Lecce.

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