There are 5 ways to get from Malta to Lecce by plane, car ferry, car, bus and ferry or bus

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

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Malta (MLA) to Brindisi (BDS) MLA - BDS

$124 - $414

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive, bus  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Drive from Catania to Messina FS
  3. Take the bus from Messina FS to Cosenza
  4. Take the bus from Cosenza to Lecce

$96 - $152

3 alternative options

Car ferry, drive, bus via Pozzallo  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Drive from Pozzallo to Messina FS
  3. Take the bus from Messina FS to Cosenza
  4. Take the bus from Cosenza to Lecce

$162 - $191

Car ferry, bus  •  30 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Pescara - Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Pescara to Lecce 434 / ...

$205 - $339

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Drive from Pozzallo to Messina
  3. Take the car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
  4. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Lecce

$189 - $282

What companies run services between Malta and Lecce, Italy?

Alitalia, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Qormi to Lecce every 3 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Palermo, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Turin
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Bus operators
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Messina FS to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Cosenza to Lecce
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
saj.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Pescara - Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pescara to Lecce
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $86
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$85 - $86
High season
$154 - $155
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Valetta to Catania
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $35
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$3
Car
$30 - $31

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Malta and Lecce is 594 km.

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Lecce is to car ferry and drive and bus which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 20 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Malta to Lecce is to fly which takes 6 h 41 min and costs 100€ - 340€.

It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Malta to Lecce, including transfers.