By plane

Shuttle buses – Airport of Bari
The nearest airport to Matera is ‘K. Wojtyla’ in Bari Palese, which is 55 kilometres away and serves the Italian cities of Milan, Rome, Verona, Turin, Venice, Trapani, Bergamo and Bologna, as well as international destinations: London (Stansted and Gatwick), Paris, Barcelona, Brussels, Cologne, Bucharest,Tirana, Stuttgart and Munich.
Bari Palese Airport operates flights by Aerea ITA (ex Alitalia), British Airways, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Eurowing.

Alternative airports are Brindisi (140 km) and Naples (250 km).
A shuttle service runs between Matera and Bari Airport.
Read the timetables of the following bus companies:
MICCOLIS
COTRAP
COTRAB

TIMETABLES OF SHUTTLE BUSES TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT OF BARI

VERSO BARI AEROPORTO

FERRANDINA SCALO
MATERA CENTRALE
MATERA VILLALONGO
ALTAMURA
BARI AEROPORTO
OPERATORE
/
4.55 A.M.
/
5.20 A.M.
6.10 A.M.
COTRAP
6.30 A.M.
7.00 A.M.
/
/
8.15 A.M.
COTRAB
8.55 A.M.
/
10.20 A.M.
/
11.20 A.M.
MICCOLIS
/
10.45 A.M.
/
11.10 A.M.
12.00 P.M.
COTRAP
/
5.10 P.M.
/
5.35 P.M.
6.25 P.M.
COTRAB
5.35 P.M.
/
7.10 P.M.
/
8.05 P.M.
MICCOLIS
/
8.35 P.M.
/
9.00 P.M.
9.50 P.M.
COTRAB

TO MATERA

BARI AEROPORTO
ALTAMURA
MATERA VILLALONGO
MATERA CENTRALE
FERRANDINA SCALO
OPERATORE
9.15 A.M.
10.05 A.M.
/
10.30 A.M.
/
COTRAP
1.40 P.M.
/
/
2.55 P.M.
3.25 P.M.
COTRAB
**2.40 P.M.
**3.30 P.M.
/
3.55 P.M.
/
COTRAP
4.20 P.M.
/
5.15 P.M.
/
6.40 P.M.
MICCOLIS
*6.20 P.M.
/
*7.10 P.M.
/
*8.30 P.M.
*MICCOLIS
7.15 P.M.
8.05 P.M.
/
8.30 P.M.
/
COTRAB
00.30 A.M.
1.20 A.M.
/
1.45 A.M.
/
COTRAB
* ONLY ON MONDAY, FRIDAY AND SUNDAY
** From May 2nd the departing from Bari airport at 2.40 p.m. and directed to Altamura and Matera will be postponed at 3.00 p.m.:
BARI AEROPORTO
ALTAMURA
MATERA VILLALONGO
MATERA CENTRALE
FERRANDINA SCALO
OPERATORE
3.00 P.M.
3.50 P.M.
/
4.15 P.M.
/
COTRAP

TIMETABLES OF SHUTTLE BUSES TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT OF BARI

VERSO BARI AEROPORTO

1 – COTRAP
4.55 A.M.MATERA CENTRALE
5.20 A.M.ALTAMURA
6.10 A.M.BARI AEROPORTO
2 – COTRAB
6.30 A.M.FERRANDINA SCALO
7.00 A.M.MATERA CENTRALE
8.15 A.M.BARI AEROPORTO
3 – MICCOLIS
8.55 A.M.FERRANDINA SCALO
10.20 A.M.MATERA VILLALONGO
11.20 A.M.BARI AEROPORTO
4 – COTRAP
10.45 A.M.MATERA CENTRALE
11.10 A.M.ALTAMURA
12.00 P.M.BARI AEROPORTO
5 – COTRAB
17.10 P.M.MATERA CENTRALE
5.35 P.M.ALTAMURA
6.25 P.M.BARI AEROPORTO
6 – MICCOLIS
5.35 P.M.FERRANDINA SCALO
7.10 P.M.MATERA VILLALONGO
8.05 P.M.BARI AEROPORTO
7 – MICCOLIS
8.35 P.M.MATERA CENTRALE
9.00 P.M.ALTAMURA
9.50 P.M.BARI AEROPORTO

TO MATERA

1 – COTRAP
9.15BARI AEROPORTO
10.05 A.M.ALTAMURA
10.30 A.M.MATERA CENTRALE
2 – COTRAB
13.40BARI AEROPORTO
2.55 P.M.MATERA CENTRALE
3.25 P.M.FERRANDINA SCALO
3 – COTRAB
2.40 P.M.BARI AEROPORTO
3.30 P.M.ALTAMURA
3.55 P.M.MATERA CENTRALE
From May 2nd the departing from Bari airport at 2.40 p.m. and directed to Altamura and Matera will be postponed at 3.00 p.m.:

3.00 P.M.- BARI AEROPORTO
15.50 P.M.- ALTAMURA
16.15 P.M.- MATERA CENTRALE

QUARTA CORSA – MICCOLIS
16.20BARI AEROPORTO
5.15 P.M.MATERA VILLALONGO
6.40 P.M.FERRANDINA SCALO
5 – MICCOLIS
ONLY ON MONDAY, FRIDAY AND SUNDAY
18.20BARI AEROPORTO
7.10 P.M.MATERA VILLALONGO
8.30 P.M.FERRANDINA SCALO
6 – COTRAB
7.15 P.M.BARI AEROPORTO
8.05 P.M.ALTAMURA
8.30 P.M.MATERA CENTRALE
7 – COTRAB
00.30BARI AEROPORTO
1.20 A.M.ALTAMURA
1.45 A.M.MATERA CENTRALE