There are 4 ways to get from Positano to Matera by train, bus 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

Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Ferrandina-Scalo Matera Fr / ...

$95 - $123

Cheapest option

Line 5120 bus, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 5120 bus from Amalfi to Salerno
  2. Take the bus from Salerno - Concordia to Potenza
  3. Take the bus from Potenza to Matera

$29 - $37

2 alternative options

Line 5120 bus, Italobus Connections  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 5120 bus from Amalfi to Salerno 5120
  2. Take the Italobus Connections from Salerno to Matera 1113

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Positano to Matera 156.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Positano to Matera is to line 5120 bus and bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Matera is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Positano to Matera. However, there are services departing from Positano Sponda and arriving at Matera via Amalfi and Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Positano and Matera is 179 km. The road distance is 250.3 km.

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The best way to get from Positano to Matera without a car is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 80€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Positano to Matera, including transfers.

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Positano to Matera bus services, operated by Sita Sud, depart from Amalfi station.

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The best way to get from Positano to Matera is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 80€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can line 5120 bus and Italobus Connections, which costs and takes 6 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Positano to Matera.
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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Positano to Matera 4 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Positano to Matera via Amalfi and Salerno in around 6 h 46 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Salerno to Ferrandina-Scalo Matera
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Bus from Salerno to Matera
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
italotreno.it
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Salerno - Concordia to Potenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
risorse.autolineeliscio.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Potenza to Matera
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
marozzivt.it

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