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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Lecce by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Brindisi  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brindisi (BDS) AMS - BDS

85€ - 514€

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Train to Rotterdam, fly to Brindisi  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Brindisi (BDS) RTM - BDS

67€ - 289€

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bari, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bari (BRI) AMS - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce

86€ - 303€

Train to Brussels, fly to Brindisi  •  7h 51m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Brindisi (BDS) BRU - BDS

122€ - 282€

Train  •  20h 45m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lecce Fr

297€ - 595€

Bus via Munich  •  29h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Munich central bus station N28
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Metaponto
  3. Take the bus from Metaponto Central Bus Station to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal

Bus  •  41h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Okmiany
  2. Take the bus from Okmiany to Lecce

102€ - 147€

Night train, train  •  29h 28m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia Mestre Ecb
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Lecce Fb

181€ - 418€

Drive  •  19h 26m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Lecce 2107.4 km

260€ - 390€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lecce is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lecce is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lecce is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lecce is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 310€ and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lecce is to fly which costs 85€ - 550€ and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Lecce. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal via Munich and Metaponto Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Lecce. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Lecce via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 45m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lecce is 1675 km. The road distance is 2107.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lecce without a car is to train which takes 20h 45m and costs 290€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Amsterdam to Lecce, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Lecce bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Lecce train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lecce is to fly which takes 6h 8m and costs 85€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 290€ - 600€ and takes 20h 45m, you could also bus via Munich, which costs and takes 29h 12m.

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  • Distance: 1675.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lecce, Italy?

TUI Airlines Netherlands, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Lecce 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Lecce via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 20h 45m.

Airlines
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Rotterdam to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bari via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bari via Olbia
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Flights from Brussels to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Brussels to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Flights from Brussels to Brindisi via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
TUI Airlines Netherlands
Website
tui.nl
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 360€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brindisi via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bari via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 230€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lecce
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
75€ - 110€
Base Standard
120€ - 170€
Base Premium
150€ - 220€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Lecce
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 180€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
65€ - 90€
Base Standard
100€ - 150€
Base Premium
120€ - 180€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 26€
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
80€ - 190€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
80€ - 120€
1st Class
130€ - 190€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Amsterdam to Okmiany
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Okmiany to Lecce
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Schedules at
sindbad.pl

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brindisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Amsterdam to Lecce bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal station.

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Amsterdam to Lecce train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Lecce station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Lecce is 2107 km. It takes approximately 19h 26m to drive from Amsterdam to Lecce.

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KLM, TUI Airlines Netherlands, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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There are 531+ hotels available in Lecce. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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