There are 6 ways to get from Malta to Lecce by plane, train, car ferry, car, bus and ferry, bus or night bus

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 to Brindisi  •  6 h 36 min

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

$124 - $413

Cheapest option

Fly to Bari, train  •  6 h 31 min

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

$94 - $314

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Car ferry, drive, bus, train  •  16 h 7 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 Corigliano Scalo
  4. Take the train from Corigliano Calabro to Taranto Ic
  5. Take the train from Taranto to Lecce Icn

$151 - $266

Car ferry, bus  •  24 h 8 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
  2. Take the bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Naples - Corso Lucci
  3. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Lecce 578 / ...

$231 - $400

Car ferry, train, night bus  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Valetta to Catania
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Salerno Ic / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Salerno to Gallipoli

$110 - $181

Car ferry, drive  •  10 h 34 min

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

$178 - $356

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malta to Lecce is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malta to Lecce is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Malta and Lecce is 594 km.

The best way to get from Malta to Lecce without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 24 h 8 min and costs 200€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Malta to Lecce, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Malta Airport to Brindisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Air Malta, Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Malta Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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The nearest airport to Lecce is Brindisi (BDS) Airport which is 39.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Bari (BRI) (146.9 km), Corfu (CFU) (170.1 km) and Tirana (TIA) (175.4 km).

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There are 2534+ hotels available in Lecce. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malta to Malta Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Malta to Lecce.
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  • Distance: 371.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Malta and Lecce, Italy?

Alitalia, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Qormi to Lecce every 2 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Malta to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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 Pisa
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Malta to Brindisi via Turin
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Malta to Bari
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Corigliano Calabro to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Taranto to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ias Auto Linee
Phone
0983 565635
Email
ias@iasautolinee.it
Website
iasautolinee.com
Bus and ferry from Messina FS to Corigliano Scalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
iasautolinee.com
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Ispica - Viale Mario Rapisardi to Naples - Corso Lucci
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples, Naples to Lecce
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Salerno to Gallipoli
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Napoli to Lecce
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
marinobus.it
TTI Slr
Ferry operators
Virtu Ferries Ltd
Website
virtuferries.com
Car ferry from Valetta to Pozzallo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
virtuferries.com
Low season
$75 - $90
High season
$141 - $145
Mid season
$124
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 - $70
Schedules at
tirrenia.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45

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