There are 12 ways to get from London to Lecce by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train, 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  •  5 h 57 min

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

$104 - $377

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Fly London Gatwick to Brindisi  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brindisi (BDS) LGW - BDS

$88 - $425

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Fly London Stansted to Brindisi  •  6 h 23 min

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

$92 - $525

Fly London City to Brindisi  •  7 h 29 min

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

$101 - $405

Fly London Stansted to Bari, train  •  8 h 28 min

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

$98 - $366

Fly London Gatwick to Bari, train  •  8 h 16 min

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

$119 - $626

Train  •  20 h 27 min

  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 Bologna C.Le Fr
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Lecce Fb

$347 - $598

Train, bus, night bus  •  33 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Liege-Guillemins Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Liegi to Noci
  4. Take the night bus from Noci to Ceglie Messapica
  5. Take the train from Ceglie Messapica to Lecce 2

$229 - $391

Bus  •  39 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Lecce Marinobus / ...

$113 - $223

Train, Thello  •  26 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Padova 221
  3. Take the train from Padova to Lecce Fb

$312 - $571

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  23 h 40 min

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

$586 - $719

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 2 min

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

$351 - $520

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The cheapest way to get from London to Lecce is to fly which costs £75 - £310 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lecce is to fly which costs £75 - £290 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Lecce. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Lecce via Köln. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 20 min.

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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, Torino Porta Susa and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 27 min.

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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 20 h 27 min and costs £260 - £460.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from London to Lecce, including transfers.

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London to Lecce bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London 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 5 h 57 min and costs £75 - £290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £260 - £460 and takes 20 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs £85 - £170 and takes 39 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Lecce.
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  • Distance: 1170.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

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

British Airways, Alitalia and Vueling Airlines fly from London to Lecce 4 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, Torino Porta Susa, and Bologna C.Le in around 20 h 27 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from London City to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi via Turin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from London Stansted to Bari
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Weeze
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $480
Flights from London Stansted to Bari via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London City to Brindisi via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Bari
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Bari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Gatwick to Brindisi via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Bari
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Gatwick to Bari
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Brindisi via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $3,500
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 Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Lecce
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Lecce
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Ferrovie del Sud Est e Servizi Automobilistici
Phone
080 5462111
Email
fsudest@fseonline.it
Website
fseonline.it
Train from Ceglie Messapica to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
fseonline.it
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Padova
Ave. Duration
13 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thello.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Liegi to Noci
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Bus from Köln to Lecce
Ave. Duration
27 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$152
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Noci to Ceglie Messapica
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
marozzivt.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Cologne to Lecce
Ave. Duration
27 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brindisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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London to Lecce bus services, operated by Marino Autolinee, arrive at Lecce station.

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Lecce is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 6:07 PM in London and 7:07 PM in Lecce.

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

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Vueling Airlines, British Airways and Alitalia offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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There are 2350+ hotels available in Lecce. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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

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