Matera University Campus
Via Lanera, 20
5100 Matera

Recommended Hotels:

Locanda di San Martino

Hotel San Domenico al Piano ****

Alvino 1884 ****

Hotel Casino Ridola **** (with Parking)

Il Piccolo Albergo ***

Other solutions can be found by clicking on the link You will be redirected to the official page “Matera Wellcome”, which contains information and links to all the accommodation facilities.

Getting to Matera

By Plane

From Bari Palese Airport (suggested)

The nearest airport is Bari Palese (60 km), from where you can get to Matera by direct shuttle (suggested) (link: by taxi (suggested) (link: ) by train (link: )

From Naples Airport Naples
Capodichino Airport is about 300 km from Matera. Once landed, you can take a bus line (see section “By Bus” for more information).

By Train

From Bari
If you arrive in Bari with the train, exit from Bari Centrale Station, and you arrive at Piazza Aldo Moro. At that point, turn left to reach FAL (Ferrovie Appulo Lucane), where several trains arrive in Matera Centrale Station in about 80 minutes (

From Salerno
For those who decide to arrive in Matera from Salerno shuttle service is available only by bus ( ,

By Bus

To get to Matera by bus from national and international locations, you can find the following information:

  • From Rome, Florence, Pisa, and Siena, you can reach Matera with Marozzi and Liscio buses.
  • Marino coaches connect Matera to Milan, Ancona, Bologna, and Naples.
  • The Petruzzi bus lines connect Matera to Bologna, Modena, Parma, Chieti, Pescara, and Rimini.
  • Miccolis buses offer daily service with 3 fast routes connecting Lecce, Brindisi, Taranto, Matera, Potenza, Salerno, and Naples.
  • Flixbus provides connections from Matera to several destinations.
  • Itabus connects Matera to Rome, Bari, Caserta, Brindisi, Naples, Cosenza, Lecce, and other places such as Fisciano, Eboli, Battipaglia, and Fasano.

To reach Matera by bus from national and international locations, you can visit the websites of the following bus companies:,,,,,,

Further information is available on the official website at


Touristic Information

You can download the official guide “MATERA: UNESCO World Heritage Site” by clicking on the link