GETTING TO AND FROM YOCOCU 2018 (MATERA – ITALY)
Travelling By Flight + shuttle
Bari Palese Airport (BRI) (50 km)
Shuttle service to/from the BRI Bari Palese Airport to Matera
Matera-Bari: 4:55 (6:10), 10:45 (12:00), 13:00 (14:15), 17:10 (18:25), 20:30 (21.45)
Bari-Matera: 00:30 (1:45), 9:15 (10:30), 14:40 (15:55), 15:45 (17:00), 19:15 (20:30)
To book the shuttle: http://www.aeroportidipuglia.it/bus-pugliairbus-
Private Transfers to/from Bari Airport
Private car transfers are available from Bari Palese direct to your hotel in Matera.
Prices depend on the number of people traveling and savings are possible if you share the transfer with other travellers.
Travelling By car
From Naples/Tyrrhenian coast, take the highway for Salerno, and then follow the A3 highway in the direction of Reggio Calabria. Turn off Sicignano for Potenza, where you follow State Road 407 until the turn off for Matera near Ferrandina Scalo. Proceed on this road for further 20 minutes to arrive directly in Matera.
From Adriatic coast/Bari, take the highway Bologna-Taranto (exit Bari Nord), follow State Road 96 for Altamura and then Matera.
From Bari Palese airport, follow the signs for Modugno until you see signs for Altamura that will take you onto the SS96.
From the Ionian coast of Calabria, or Sicily take the highway A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria, exit at Sybaris and take the SS 106 towards Taranto. Near Metaponto, Matera take the exit and follow the signs.
From the Ionian coast of Puglia, take the SS 106 towards Taranto. Exceeded Taranto, continue on SS 106 and near Metaponto, Matera follow the signs.
Travelling By Train
From Rome and Naples there is a national train service to Ferrandina (on the Taranto line), with a connecting bus which arrives directly in Matera. http://www.trenitalia.com/
From Bari there is a regional train line, the Ferrovie Appulo-Lucane (FAL) http://ferrovieappulolucane.it/.
Travelling By Bus
There are bus connections to Matera from Bari, Naples, Rome and Milan.
For further information about bus service between Bari airport and Matera see PUGLIAIRBUS http://www.aeroportidipuglia.it/bus-pugliairbus- or shuttle service Matera or visit Sassiweb – shuttle bus.
Further information about Matera can be found on the Municipality of Matera website.