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There are 11 ways to get from London to Lecce by plane, train, night train, bus, car, car train 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 London Heathrow to Brindisi  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brindisi (BDS) LHR - BDS

$106 - $377

Cheapest option

Fly London Stansted to Bari, train  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bari (BRI) STN - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce

$87 - $355

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Fly London Stansted to Brindisi  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Brindisi (BDS) STN - BDS

$94 - $525

Fly London City to Brindisi  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Brindisi (BDS) LCY - BDS

$103 - $405

Fly London Gatwick to Bari, train  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bari (BRI) LGW - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce

$108 - $615

Train  •  19h 31m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lecce Fr

$331 - $571

Train, night train  •  24h 45m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lecce Fb

$276 - $539

Bus Marino Autolinee  •  36h 13m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Luxemburg to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari to Lecce

$139 - $163

Bus Ouibus  •  39h 40m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lecce Ouibus

$106 - $152

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  23h 21m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Lecce

$576 - $709

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 2m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lecce

$351 - $520

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Lecce is to bus which costs £80 - £120 and takes 39h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lecce is to fly which costs £80 - £290 and takes 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Lecce. However, there are services departing from London, Victoria Green Line Station and arriving at Lecce via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale, Luxemburg and Bari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Lecce. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Lecce via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 31m.

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The distance between London and Lecce is 1170 miles.

The best way to get from London to Lecce without a car is to train which takes 19h 31m and costs £250 - £440.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from London to Lecce, including transfers.

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London to Lecce bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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London to Lecce train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Lecce is to fly which takes 6h 45m and costs £80 - £290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £250 - £440 and takes 19h 31m, you could also bus, which costs £100 - £130 and takes 36h 13m.

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Map of how to get from London to Lecce.
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  • Distance: 1170.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 45m

What companies run services between London, England and Lecce, Italy?

British Airways, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from London to Lecce 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Lecce via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 19h 31m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Hahn
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London City to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London City to Brindisi via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Bari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Bari via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from London City to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Bari
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Bari via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
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 Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
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 Torino Porta Susa to Lecce
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
regiojet.com
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Luxemburg to Bari
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$116
Website
Marino Autolinee
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari to Lecce
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
Marozzi VT
Elios Autosevizi
Phone
0832.871016
Website
eliosautoservizi.com
Bus from Bari Largo Sorentino to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
eliosautoservizi.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Lecce
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brindisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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London to Lecce bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Lecce station.

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Lecce is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 8:05 AM in London and 9:05 AM in Lecce.

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

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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There are 2000+ hotels available in Lecce. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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