There are 5 ways to get from Positano to Matera by taxi, train, bus, night 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

Taxi, train, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Met / ...
  2. Fr / ...
  3. 32R

$80 - $110

Cheapest option

Line 5120 bus, night bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. 5120
  2. N575 / ...

$19 - $32

3 alternative options

Line 5120 bus, Italobus Connections  •  6 h 48 min

  1. 5120
  2. 1113

Line 5120 bus, train, bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Reg / ...
  2. 32R

$30 - $49

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. 156.4 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a bus from Positano to Matera via Amalfi, Salerno, and Salerno in around 6 h 48 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pompei to Salerno
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Ferrandina Scalo to Matera
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Bus from Salerno to Matera
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
italotreno.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Salerno to Matera
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Positano to Pompei
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Tassisti Salernitani A R.L.
Phone
+39 089 712696
Marraffa Marco
Phone
+39 089 239494

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Positano and Matera is 179 km. The road distance is 250 km.

The cheapest way to get from Positano to Matera is to line 5120 bus and night bus which costs 15€ - 28€ and takes 6 h 43 min.

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

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 48 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Positano to Matera, including transfers.