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There are 5 ways to get from Pompei to Matera by bus or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino to Matera Villa Longo Stazione

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Bus via Potenza

  1. Take the bus from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino to Potenza Viale del Basento
  2. Take the bus from Potenza, Terminal Bus to Matera piazza Matteotti

Italobus Connections

  1. Take the Italobus Connections from Salerno to Matera

Line 50 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Pompei - Via Giuseppe Mazzini to Salerno - San Francesco
  2. Take the bus from Salerno Piazza Montpellier Bus Station to Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo

Drive

  1. Drive from Pompei to Matera

Pompei to Matera by bus

The bus journey time between Pompei and Matera is around 5h 33m and covers a distance of around 239 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 19m. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 55m. Operated by Miccolis Spa, FlixBus, Grassani S.r.l. and others, the Pompei to Matera bus service departs from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino and arrives in Matera piazza Matteotti. Typically nine buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
3h 14m
Layover time:
2h 19m
Total time:
5h 33m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
3h 55m
Bus distance:
239 km
Buses per week:
9
Cheapest price:
€17
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:40
Last bus departs at:
15:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pompei to Matera bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Matera is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Matera is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Matera is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

Last updated: 22 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Pompei to Matera is to bus via Potenza, which costs €17 - €21 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Pompei to Matera is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino and arriving at Matera Villa Longo Stazione. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Pompei and Matera is 178 km. The road distance is 219.2 km.

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The best way to get from Pompei to Matera without a car is to bus which takes 3h 40m and costs €8 - €27.

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The bus from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino to Matera Villa Longo Stazione takes 3h 40m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Pompei to Matera bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, depart from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino station.

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Pompei to Matera bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Matera Villa Longo Stazione station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pompei to Matera is 219 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Pompei to Matera.

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  • Distance: 177.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 40m

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

Miccolis Spa operates a bus from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino to Matera Villa Longo Stazione 4 times a day. Tickets cost €8 - €27 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Bus operators
Miccolis Spa
Phone
080 5315334
Email
info@busmiccolis.it
Website
busmiccolis.it
Bus from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino to Matera Villa Longo Stazione
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €27
Website
Miccolis Spa
Bus from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino to Potenza Viale del Basento
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €40
Website
Miccolis Spa
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pompei to Potenza
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Grassani S.r.l.
Phone
+39 0835 721443
Email
info@grassani.it
Website
grassani.it
Bus from Potenza, Terminal Bus to Matera piazza Matteotti
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €9
Schedules at
grassani.it
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Bus from Potenza to Matera
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Italo Treno
Bus from Salerno to Matera
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Italo Treno
Busitalia Campania SpA
Phone
089-487111
Email
info@fsbusitaliacampania.it
Website
fsbusitalia.it
Bus from Pompei - Via Giuseppe Mazzini to Salerno - San Francesco
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Schedules at
fsbusitalia.it
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Salerno Piazza Montpellier Bus Station to Matera Via Don Luigi Sturzo
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €20
Website
Autolinee Liscio
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Salerno to Matera
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Marozzi VT

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