There are 8 ways to get from Lecce to Catania by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Brindisi  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Catania (CTA) BDS - CTA

$68 - $479

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lecce to Sibari
  2. Take the bus from Sibari to Catania, Catania Autostazione 582

$40 - $58

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Train to Bari, fly  •  4 h 18 min

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

$73 - $357

Bus, bus and ferry  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Lecce to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Catania - via Liberta'

$63 - $118

Train, night bus, car ferry  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lecce to Taranto Icn
  2. Take the night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale Bus
  3. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni Reg / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  5. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale Rv / ...

Bus, train  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Lecce to Bivio Rende
  2. Take the train from Paola to Catania Centrale Ic

$54 - $73

Train  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lecce to Taranto Icn
  2. Take the train from Taranto to Sibari Ic
  3. Take the train from Sibari to Castiglione Cosentino Reg
  4. Take the train from Paola to Catania Centrale Ic

$65 - $102

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Lecce to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Catania

$88 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lecce to Catania is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lecce to Catania is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 310€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lecce to Catania. However, there are services departing from Lecce and arriving at Catania - via Liberta' via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lecce to Catania. However, there are services departing from Lecce and arriving at Catania Centrale via Taranto, Sibari, Castiglione Cosentino and Paola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 24 min.

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The distance between Lecce and Catania is 416 km.

The best way to get from Lecce to Catania without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 9 h 28 min and costs 50€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Lecce to Catania, including transfers.

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Lecce to Catania bus services, operated by Saj, depart from Lecce station.

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Lecce to Catania train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Lecce station.

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The best way to get from Lecce to Catania is to fly which takes 5 h and costs 55€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 42 min, you could also train, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 12 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Lecce to Catania.
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  • Distance: 260.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Lecce, Italy and Catania, Italy?

Alitalia, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Lecce to Catania hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lecce to Catania via Sibari in around 10 h 42 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Turin
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Venice
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Lecce to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Lecce to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Paola to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Sibari
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Lamezia Terme Centrale to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Sibari to Castiglione Cosentino
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Lecce to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
saj.it
Bus from Lecce to Sibari
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
saj.it
Bus from Lecce to Bivio Rende
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
saj.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Catania - via Liberta'
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sibari to Catania, Catania Autostazione
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Night bus from Taranto to Lamezia Terme Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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