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There are 10 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 Palermo  •  6 h 32 min

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

$56 - $617

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Lecce to Sibari
  2. Take the night bus from Sibari to Palermo, Palermo Autostazione N586

$49 - $69

8 alternative options

Fly Brindisi to Catania  •  6 h 14 min

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

$71 - $484

Train to Bari, fly to Palermo  •  5 h 58 min

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

$54 - $227

Train to Bari, fly to Catania  •  5 h 41 min

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

$64 - $354

Fly Brindisi to Trapani  •  6 h 51 min

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

$239 - $1,055

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

$77 - $117

Bus, train  •  13 h 32 min

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

$71 - $90

Train  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Lecce to Caserta Fa
  2. Take the train from Aversa to Palermo Centrale Ic

$123 - $170

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 and night bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lecce to Sicily is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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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 Caserta, Aversa and Palermo Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 46 min.

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The distance between Lecce and Sicily is 464 km.

The best way to get from Lecce to Sicily without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 12 h 42 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to get from Lecce to Sicily, including transfers.

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

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Lecce to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Lecce station.

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The best way to get from Lecce to Sicily is to fly which takes 6 h 32 min and costs 45€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 16 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Lecce to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 289.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 32 min

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

Alitalia, easyJet and Ryanair fly from Lecce to Palermo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lecce to Palermo via Caserta, Aversa, and Palermo Centrale in around 16 h 46 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Bari to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brindisi to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Pisa
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Bari to Palermo via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brindisi to Palermo via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Brindisi to Catania via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bari to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $270
Flights from Bari to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Train operators
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 Lecce to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Paola to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Aversa to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Caserta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Bivio Rende
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
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
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
$55 - $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
Night bus from Sibari to Palermo, Palermo Autostazione
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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There is no direct flight from Brindisi Airport to Palermo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Lecce to Sicily bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Palermo station.

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Lecce to Sicily train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Palermo Centrale station.

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easyJet, Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Brindisi Airport to Palermo Airport.

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