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There are 4 ways to get from Positano to Matera by train, ferry, bus, subway 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  •  6 h 8 min

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

$72 - $99

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi Tr3
  2. Take the bus from Naples Metropark to Matera Villa Longo Stazione Napoli - Bari Porto 1 / ...

$25 - $49

2 alternative options

Ferry, train, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Salerno
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale Reg / ...
  3. Take the bus from Potenza to Matera

$31 - $53

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 ferry and train and bus which costs 26€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 53 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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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 6 h 8 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Positano to Matera, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Positano to Matera is 250 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Positano to Matera.

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There are 989+ hotels available in Matera. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Positano to Matera.
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  • Distance: 111.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 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.

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
Trenitalia

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 Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Sorrento to Napoli Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
EAV
Bus operators
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza to Matera
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Miccolis Spa
Phone
080 5315334
Email
controllore@miccolis-spa.it
Website
miccolis-spa.it
Bus from Naples Metropark to Matera Villa Longo Stazione
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40
Website
Miccolis Spa
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Matera
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Website
Marino Autolinee
Ferry operators

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