How to get to Potenza and Matera
The nearest airports to Potenza are Rome "Fiumicino" (380 km) and Naples "Capodichino"(160 km) while the nearest airport to Matera is Bari "Palese"(70 km). Both Potenza and Matera can be reached:
by train: see the State Railways' site for details http://trenitalia.it or
by bus : Autolinee Liscio and Autolinee Marino. The "Autolinee Liscio" Bus service runs through Rome - Potenza - Matera (for the bus timetable, click here) and Capodichino Airport- Naples - Salerno - Potenza (for the bus timetable, click here).
From Naples (Metropark railway station - terminal bus) to Matera (Via Don L.Sturzo Chiesa S.Paolo) you can take also the "Autolinee Marino" bus Service.
If you need to reach Potenza from Bari, both by train and bus, you can find all the useful information on the Ferrovie Appulo Lucane website .