There are 5 ways to get from Otranto to Matera by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Lecce Marozzi
  2. Take the bus from Lecce to Matera

$48 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus via Otranto - Stazione FSE  •  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

$42 - $43

3 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

Train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Lecce to Bari Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Matera Centrale

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Otranto to Matera 138.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Otranto to Matera is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Otranto to Matera is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 52 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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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Otranto to Matera, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Otranto to Matera. However, there are services departing from Otranto and arriving at Matera via Lecce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Otranto to Matera. However, there are services departing from Otranto and arriving at Matera Centrale via Maglie, Zollino, Lecce and Bari Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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There are 927+ hotels available in Matera. Prices start at $55 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: 4 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from Otranto to Matera via Lecce in around 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Otranto to Matera via Maglie, Zollino, Lecce, and Bari Centrale in around 8 h 2 min.

Train operators
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
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Otranto to Lecce
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Bus from Otranto to Taranto
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
marozzivt.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
$39
Schedules at
miccolis-spa.it
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
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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