There are 11 ways to get from Lecce to Sicily by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car or car ferry

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

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Fly Brindisi to Catania  •  6 h 16 min

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

$70 - $483

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Bus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Lecce to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Palermo

$44 - $52

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Fly Brindisi to Palermo  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Palermo (PMO) BDS - PMO

$62 - $620

Fly Brindisi to Trapani  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Trapani (TPS) BDS - TPS

$238 - $1,049

Train to Bari, fly to Catania  •  5 h 14 min

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

$75 - $360

Train to Bari, fly to Palermo  •  6 h 7 min

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

$72 - $237

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lecce to Cosenza
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo

$72 - $112

Train, night bus  •  13 h 33 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 Palermo Centrale Ic

Bus, train  •  13 h 36 min

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

$65 - $89

Train  •  15 h 2 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 Palermo Centrale Ic

$75 - $119

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 31 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 Palermo

$108 - $203

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lecce to Sicily is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 13 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lecce to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Lecce and Sicily is 464 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Lecce to Sicily, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lecce to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Lecce and arriving at Palermo via Cosenza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lecce to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Lecce and arriving at Palermo Notarbartolo via Taranto, Sibari, Castiglione Cosentino, Paola and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Catania Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Lecce to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 289.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

Alitalia, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Lecce to Catania hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lecce to Palermo via Taranto, Sibari, Castiglione Cosentino, Paola, and Palermo Centrale in around 15 h 2 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
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brindisi to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Brindisi to Trapani via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Brindisi to Trapani via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
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
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
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 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Paola to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
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
$22
Schedules at
saj.it
Bus from Lecce to Bivio Rende
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
saj.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Cosenza to Palermo
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Trenitalia
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
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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