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There are 10 ways to get from Matera to Rome by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Bus, train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Naples, Naples 578
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

28€ - 82€

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Bus  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 562 / ...

23€ - 45€

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Train  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Ferrandina-Pom.Migl. to Roma Termini Ic / ...

27€ - 110€

Train via Bari  •  7h 30m

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

34€ - 116€

Bus via Naples  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Matera Villa Longo Stazione to Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop 7__BARI - NAPOLI 2° CORSA da 06 genn a 31 marzo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Naples Metropark to Rome Ciampino Airport Arrivals Terminal Nap - Fco

Drive  •  4h 52m

  1. Drive from Matera to Rome 452.3 km

60€ - 90€

Bus to Bari, fly  •  4h 2m

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

28€ - 185€

Bus to Naples, fly  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Naples, Naples
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Rome (FCO) NAP - FCO

72€ - 247€

Bus, train to Brindisi, fly  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari, Bari
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
  3. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Rome (FCO) BDS - FCO

43€ - 694€

Night bus to Lamezia Terme, fly  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the night bus from Matera to Lamezia Terme
  2. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Rome (FCO) SUF - FCO

78€ - 268€

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The cheapest way to get from Matera to Rome is to bus which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Matera to Rome is to bus and fly which costs 27€ - 190€ and takes 4h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Matera and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Matera station to Rome. However, there are services departing from Matera Centrale Station and arriving at Roma Termini via Altamura and Bari Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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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 bus and train which takes 4h 23m and costs 28€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Matera to Rome, including transfers.

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Matera to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, 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 bus which takes 6h 50m and costs 23€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27€ - 110€ and takes 7h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Matera to Rome.
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  • Distance: 369.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Matera to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 5 times a day. Tickets cost 23€ - 28€ and the journey takes 6h 50m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Ferrandina-Pom.Migl. to Roma Termini twice daily. Tickets cost 27€ - 40€ and the journey takes 5h 33m. Trenitalia Frecce also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Naples to Rome
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Brindisi to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 280€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
10€ - 110€
Flights from Brindisi to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 240€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Ferrandina-Pom.Migl. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
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Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
60€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 110€
Train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Ferrandina-Pom.Migl. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
29€ - 40€
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
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
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Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Matera to Naples, Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Matera to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Matera to Bari, Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Matera to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Matera to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Marozzi VT
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
27€ - 45€
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Fiumicino Express
Phone
+39 3913998081
Website
fiumicinoexpress.com
Bus from Naples Metropark to Rome Ciampino Airport Arrivals Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Fiumicino Express
Sita Sud
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Pugliairbus
2nd Class
8€ - 11€

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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 FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus 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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