There are 9 ways to get from Matera to Sicily by bus, plane, night bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

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, fly to Catania  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Catania (CTA) BRI - CTA

$51 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus, fly to Palermo  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Palermo (PMO) BRI - PMO

$49 - $210

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Bus, fly to Trapani  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Bari
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Trapani (TPS) BRI - TPS

$130 - $1,703

Bus, night bus, train  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Metaponto 354 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Metaponto to Lamezia Terme Centrale Bus
  3. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic

Bus, bus and ferry via Cosenza  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Policoro 354
  2. Take the bus from Policoro to Cosenza
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo

$76 - $116

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Potenza 32 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Potenza Stazione to Sala Consilina 400
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Sala Consilina to Palermo

$76 - $118

Train  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Ferrandina-Scalo Matera to Salerno Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale Ic / ...

$82 - $110

Bus, train  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Matera to Potenza 32 / ...
  2. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Battipaglia Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Battipaglia to Palermo Centrale Icn

$82 - $118

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Matera to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Palermo

$93 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Matera to Sicily is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 12 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Matera to Sicily is to bus and fly which costs 40€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Matera and Sicily is 402 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Matera to Sicily, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Matera to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Matera and arriving at Palermo via Policoro and Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 24 min.

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

You can take a train from Matera to Palermo via Ferrandina Scalo, Ferrandina-Scalo Matera, Salerno, and Palermo Centrale in around 14 h 7 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,400
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,400
Flights from Bari to Trapani via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,400
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Salerno to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Battipaglia to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Potenza Centrale to Battipaglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Pugliairbus
Phone
+39 080 5790211
Email
info@cotrap.it
Website
aeroportidipuglia.it
Bus from Matera to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
aeroportidipuglia.it
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Matera to Bari Palese
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Matera to Metaponto
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Matera to Policoro
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Potenza Stazione to Sala Consilina
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Trenitalia
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
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Policoro to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
saj.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Sala Consilina to Palermo
Ave. Duration
9 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Matera to Potenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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