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There are 7 ways to get from Matera to Rome 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.

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Italobus Connections, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the Italobus Connections from Matera to Salerno 1112
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$27 - $50

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Bus Marozzi VT  •  6 h 30 min

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

$27 - $55

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Train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$50 - $80

Train via Bari Centrale  •  7 h 22 min

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

$60 - $88

Bus Marino Autolinee  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Napoli Marinobus
  2. Take the bus from Naples to Roma - Ciampino Airport

$52 - $56

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Matera to Rome 288 miles

$65 - $100

Bus, fly  •  4 h 4 min

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

$33 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Matera to Rome is to Italobus Connections and train which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matera to Rome is to bus and fly which costs 29€ - 100€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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

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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 7 h 22 min.

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The distance between Matera and Rome is 369 km. The road distance is 460.8 km.

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The best way to get from Matera to Rome without a car is to Italobus Connections and train which takes 5 h 29 min and costs 23€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min 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 6 h 9 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 45€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Matera to Rome.
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  • Distance: 230.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Matera to Rome once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 42 min. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Matera to Rome 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
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 Salerno to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ferrandina-Scalo Matera to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Salerno Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Bus operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Bus from Matera to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
italotreno.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Matera to Roma
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Matera to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.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 Matera to Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Matera to Napoli
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Fiumicino Express
Phone
+39 3913998081
Website
fiumicinoexpress.com
Bus from Naples to Roma - Ciampino Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
fiumicinoexpress.com
Book at
fiumicinoexpress.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

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

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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 461 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min 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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