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There are 4 ways to get from Otranto to Matera by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - City Terminal 106 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lecce to Matera

$43 - $44

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione 106 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lecce to Bari Centrale Reg / ...
  3. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Matera Centrale

$19 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus, Italobus Connections  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Taranto Marozzi
  2. Take the Italobus Connections from Taranto to Matera 1112

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Otranto to Matera 138.3 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Otranto to Matera is to bus and train which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Otranto to Matera is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Otranto to Matera. However, there are services departing from Otranto - Stazione FSE and arriving at Matera via Lecce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Otranto and Matera is 169 km. The road distance is 221.3 km.

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The best way to get from Otranto to Matera without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 37€ - 39€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Otranto to Matera, including transfers.

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Otranto to Matera bus services, operated by Consorzio Trasporti Aziende Pugliesi, depart from Otranto - Stazione FSE station.

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Otranto to Matera bus services, operated by Miccolis, arrive at Matera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Otranto to Matera is 221 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Otranto to Matera.

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There are 924+ hotels available in Matera. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Otranto to Matera.
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  • Distance: 105.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Otranto, Apulia, Italy and Matera, Italy?

You can take a bus from Otranto to Matera via Lecce - City Terminal and Lecce in around 5 h 1 min.

Train operators
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 Lecce to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
Phone
800 050 500
Email
relazioniesterne@ferrovieappulolucane.com
Website
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Train from Bari Centrale to Matera Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Bus operators
Consorzio Trasporti Aziende Pugliesi
Phone
+39 800 242 815
Email
redazionecentrale@provincia.le.it
Website
provincia.le.it
Bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - City Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
provincia.le.it
Bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - Camera di Commercio/Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
provincia.le.it
Miccolis
Phone
080 5315334
Website
miccolis-spa.it
Bus from Lecce to Matera
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
miccolis-spa.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Otranto to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Bus from Taranto to Matera
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
italotreno.it

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