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

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Train to Brindisi, fly to Venice Treviso

  1. Take the train from Lecce to Brindisi
  2. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Venice Treviso (TSF)

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Train to Bari, fly to Venice

  1. Take the train from Lecce to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Venice (VCE)

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Fly Brindisi to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Fly Brindisi to Verona, train

  1. Fly from Brindisi (BDS) to Verona (VRN)
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

Train to Bari, fly to Verona, train

  1. Take the train from Lecce to Bari Centrale
  2. Fly from Bari (BRI) to Verona (VRN)
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

Train

  1. Take the train from Lecce to Venezia S. Lucia

Bus via Bologna

  1. Take the bus from Lecce to Bologna
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Venice

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lecce to Mestre

Drive

  1. Drive from Lecce to Venice
Lecce → Venice
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The cheapest way to get from Lecce to Venice is to bus via Bologna which costs €45 - €60 and takes 13h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Lecce to Venice is to train and fly which costs €40 - €170 and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lecce to Venice. However, there are services departing from Lecce and arriving at Venice via Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lecce and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 11m.

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It is 738 km from Lecce to Venice. It is approximately 965.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lecce to Venice without a car is to train which takes 9h 11m and costs €65 - €190.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Lecce to Venice, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lecce to Venice is to train which takes 9h 11m and costs €65 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus via Bologna, which costs €45 - €60 and takes 13h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Lecce to Venice.
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  • Distance: 738.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 9m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Lecce to Venezia S. Lucia twice daily. Tickets cost €65 - €190 and the journey takes 9h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lecce to Venice via Bologna in around 13h 7m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brindisi to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €120
Flights from Bari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€8 - €150
Flights from Brindisi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €160
Flights from Brindisi to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €190
Flights from Bari to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €140
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bari to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €120
Flights from Bari to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €140
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Bari to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€380 - €1300
Flights from Bari to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €2500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bari to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Bari to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Brindisi to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €430
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 Lecce to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€7 - €11
Base Standard
€20 - €27
Base Premium
€25 - €40
Train from Lecce to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Lecce to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €190
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€65 - €90
Base Standard
€110 - €150
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 Lecce to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €7
Train from Lecce to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Lecce to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Train from Lecce to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lecce to Bologna
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Bologna Autostazione to Venice Tronchetto Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €50
Website
Itabus
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Lecce to Mestre
Ave. Duration
17h 36m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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