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There are 8 ways to get from Matera to Reggio Calabria by bus, train, ferry, 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

Bus, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Metaponto - Scalo 354
  2. Take the train from Metaponto to Reggio Di Calabria Centrale Ic

$51 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Policoro 354
  2. Take the bus from Policoro to Sibari
  3. Take the bus from Sibari to Messina 582
  4. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria

$33 - $53

6 alternative options

Bus, train Trenitalia  •  7 h 52 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 Castiglione Cosentino Reg
  4. Take the train from Castiglione Cosentino to Reggio Di Calabria Lido Reg

$39 - $75

Bus, night bus, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Metaponto - Scalo 354
  2. Take the night bus from Metaponto to Lamezia Terme Centrale Bus
  3. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Reggio Di Calabria Lido Reg / ...

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Matera to Reggio Calabria 238.2 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, fly to Reggio Calabria  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Reggio Calabria (REG) BRI - REG

$135 - $558

Bus, fly to Catania, train, ferry  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA
  3. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
  4. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria

$62 - $361

Bus, fly to Lamezia Terme, train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) BRI - SUF
  3. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Reggio Di Calabria Lido

$79 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Matera to Reggio Calabria is to bus and ferry which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matera to Reggio Calabria is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Matera and Reggio Calabria is 295 km. The road distance is 381.1 km.

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The best way to get from Matera to Reggio Calabria without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 44 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to get from Matera to Reggio Calabria, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Bari Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matera to Reggio Calabria is 381 km. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Matera to Reggio Calabria.

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Blue Panorama Airlines, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Bari Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport.

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There are 638+ hotels available in Reggio Calabria. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Matera to Reggio Calabria.
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  • Distance: 184.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 44 min

What companies run services between Matera, Italy and Reggio Calabria, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Matera to Reggio Calabria. However, you can take the bus to Metaponto - Scalo, take the walk to Metaponto, then take the train to Reggio Di Calabria Centrale. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Matera to Reggio Calabria via Metaponto - Scalo, Metaponto, Sibari, and Castiglione Cosentino in around 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Bari to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Bari to Reggio Calabria via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bari to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Bari to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Bari to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Lamezia Terme via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Bari to Lamezia Terme via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Bari to Reggio Calabria via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bari to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bari to Lamezia Terme via Turin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bari to Lamezia Terme via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bari to Lamezia Terme via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
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 Reggio Di Calabria Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Metaponto to Sibari
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
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 Castiglione Cosentino
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Castiglione Cosentino to Reggio Di Calabria Lido
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$26 - $31
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Reggio Di Calabria Lido
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Matera to Metaponto - Scalo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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 Bari Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Policoro to Sibari
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
saj.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 Sibari to Messina
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Night bus from Metaponto to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Ferry operators
Metromare Dello Stretto
Website
metromaredellostretto.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metromaredellostretto.it

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