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

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 Miccolis  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Lecce 05R / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lecce to Matera

$52 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus via Taranto via Porto Mercantile  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Otranto - Stazione FSE to Lecce - City Terminal 106 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lecce to Taranto
  3. Take the bus from Taranto via Porto Mercantile to Matera 710

$17 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Otranto to Lecce 05R
  2. Take the train from Lecce to Bari Centrale Fb / ...
  3. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Matera Centrale

$41 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Otranto to Matera 138.3 miles

$30 - $50

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.

Train operators
Ferrovie Appulo Lucane
Phone
800 050 500
Website
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Train from Bari Centrale to Matera Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
ferrovieappulolucane.it
Book at
eticket.ferrovieappulolucane.com
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
$10 - $12
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
$42
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 - $5
Schedules at
provincia.le.it
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lecce to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Otranto to Matera?

The distance between Otranto and Matera is 169 km. The road distance is 221 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Otranto to Matera?

The cheapest way to get from Otranto to Matera is to bus which costs 13€ - 18€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Otranto to Matera?

The quickest way to get from Otranto to Matera is to drive which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

Is there a direct bus between Otranto and Matera?

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.

How long does it take to get from Otranto to Matera?

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Otranto to Matera, including transfers.