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There are 6 ways to get from Matera to Rome by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Ferrandina-Scalo Matera to Roma Tiburtina Fr

47€ - 73€

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Bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Roma Marozzi / ...

23€ - 45€

4 alternative options

Train via Bari  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Altamura to Bari Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini Fa / ...

45€ - 76€

Train via Tricarico  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Grassano to Roma Termini Ic

46€ - 61€

Drive  •  4h 52m

  1. Drive from Matera to Rome 282.7 miles

55€ - 90€

Bus, fly  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Rome (FCO) BRI - FCO

28€ - 97€

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The cheapest way to get from Matera to Rome is to bus which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Matera to Rome is to bus and fly which costs 27€ - 100€ and takes 4h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Matera and arriving at Roma. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Matera to Rome. However, there are services departing from Matera Centrale and arriving at Roma Termini via Altamura and Bari Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Matera and Rome is 369 km. The road distance is 452.3 km.

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The best way to get from Matera to Rome without a car is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Matera to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Matera to Rome is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 6h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Matera to Rome.
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  • Distance: 230.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Matera to Rome twice daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 70€ and the journey takes 4h 42m. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Matera to Rome 3 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 6h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
17€ - 110€
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 Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
trenitalia.com
Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
Phone
800 050 500
Email
relazioniesterne@ferrovieappulolucane.com
Website
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Train from Altamura to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
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 Bari Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Grassano to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Matera to Roma
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Marozzi VT
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Matera to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Matera to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
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
4€ - 7€
Website
Pugliairbus
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Matera to Bari Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it

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The quickest flight from Bari Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Matera to Rome bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Roma station.

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Matera to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Matera to Rome is 452 km. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Matera to Rome.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Bari Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Matera to Rome bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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