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There are 8 ways to get from Copenhagen to Lecce by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly to Brindisi  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Brindisi (BDS) CPH - BDS

€45 - €210

7 alternative options

Fly to Bari, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Bari (BRI) CPH - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce

€76 - €329

Train  •  27h 59m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lecce Fa / ...

€238 - €576

Bus  •  39h 30m

  1. Take the bus from København to Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice
  2. Take the bus from Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice to Lecce

€94 - €135

Bus via Kunowice  •  42h 15m

  1. Take the bus from København to Słubice
  2. Take the bus from Słubice to Lecce

€94 - €133

Bus via Oradea  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from Coppenhagen to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Lecce

€152 - €215

Drive  •  23h 12m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Lecce 2632.8 km

€320 - €470

Drive, car train  •  27h 54m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Lecce

Copenhagen to Lecce by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Lecce is around 41h 48m and covers a distance of around 2690 km. The fastest train normally takes 31h 27m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Copenhagen to Lecce train service departs from København H and arrives in Lecce. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
41h 48m
Fastest train time:
31h 27m
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
€327
Carbon emissions:
141 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:26
Last train departs at:
15:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Lecce train schedules

Denmark → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Denmark

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • Health declaration required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Italy.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Lecce is to fly which costs 330 kr - 1600 kr and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Lecce is to fly and train which costs 550 kr - 2500 kr and takes 7h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Lecce. However, there are services departing from København and arriving at Lecce via Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Lecce. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Lecce via Hamburg Hbf, Zuerich Hb, Chiasso and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 59m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Lecce is 1753 km. The road distance is 2632.8 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Lecce without a car is to train which takes 27h 59m and costs 1700 kr - 4300 kr.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from Copenhagen to Lecce, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Lecce bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from København station.

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Copenhagen to Lecce train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Lecce is to fly which takes 8h 22m and costs 330 kr - 1600 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1700 kr - 4300 kr and takes 27h 59m, you could also bus, which costs 700 kr - 1000 kr and takes 39h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Lecce.
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  • Distance: 1752.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 22m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Lecce, Italy?

Ryanair, easyJet and nine other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Lecce every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Lecce via Hamburg Hbf, Zuerich Hb, Chiasso, and Milano Centrale in around 27h 59m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €380
Flights from Copenhagen to Bari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brindisi via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Copenhagen to Brindisi via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €470
TUI Airlines Netherlands
Website
tui.nl
Flights from Copenhagen to Brindisi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €450
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bari via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bari via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bari via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €2400
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 Milano Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €190
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€65 - €95
Base Standard
€110 - €160
Base Premium
€130 - €190
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Train from Milano Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€55 - €85
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€150 - €210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €23
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from København to Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice to Lecce
Ave. Duration
27h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from København to Słubice
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Słubice to Lecce
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Coppenhagen to Oradea
Ave. Duration
28h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €120
Schedules at
briannatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Oradea to Lecce
Ave. Duration
29h 11m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Schedules at
briannatour.autogari.ro

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There is no direct flight from Copenhagen Airport to Brindisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 30m and has one stopover.

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Copenhagen to Lecce bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Lecce station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Lecce is 2633 km. It takes approximately 23h 12m to drive from Copenhagen to Lecce.

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Alitalia, Wizz Air, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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