There are 4 ways to get from Tropea to Matera by 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

Train  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Salerno Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Salerno to Ferrandina-Scalo Matera Fr / ...

$67 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Tropea to Catanzaro 237
  2. Take the bus from Catanzaro to Cosenza 384
  3. Take the bus from Cosenza to Scanzano Jonico
  4. Take the bus from Scanzano Jonico to Matera 354

$32 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, night bus, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Metaponto Bus
  3. Take the bus from Metaponto to Matera 354 / ...

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Tropea to Matera 194.2 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tropea to Matera is to bus which costs 26€ - 31€ and takes 10 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tropea to Matera is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Tropea and Matera is 230 km. The road distance is 310.8 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to get from Tropea to Matera, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tropea to Matera. However, there are services departing from Tropea and arriving at Matera via Catanzaro, Cosenza and Scanzano Jonico. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 12 min.

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

You can take a train from Tropea to Matera via Lamezia Terme Centrale, Salerno, Ferrandina-Scalo Matera, and Ferrandina Scalo in around 9 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tropea to Matera via Catanzaro, Cosenza, and Scanzano Jonico in around 10 h 12 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Tropea to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ferrovie Della Calabria
Phone
328/2391117
Email
servizioclienti@ferroviedellacalabria.com
Website
ferroviedellacalabria.it
Bus from Tropea to Catanzaro
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ferroviedellacalabria.it
Bus from Catanzaro to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ferroviedellacalabria.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Scanzano Jonico
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
saj.it
Sita Sud
Phone
+39 080 579 0211
Email
info@sitasudtrasporti.it
Website
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Scanzano Jonico to Matera
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Bus from Metaponto to Matera
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
sitasudtrasporti.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night bus from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Metaponto
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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