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There are 9 ways to get from Naples to Lecce by bus, train, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Naples, Naples to Lecce 578 / ...

21€ - 40€

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Rideshare  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the rideshare from Naples to Lecce 414.1 km

21€

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Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Caserta to Lecce Fa

33€ - 108€

Bus via Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal 1a corsa ESTIVA // Napoli - Gallipoli / ...

Night train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the night train from Caserta to Lecce Ini

43€ - 68€

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Naples to Lecce 411.9 km

55€ - 80€

Fly Naples to Brindisi  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Brindisi (BDS) NAP - BDS

54€ - 426€

Fly Naples to Bari, train  •  7h 13m

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

70€ - 275€

Train to Rome, fly to Brindisi  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS) FCO - BDS

47€ - 741€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Lecce is to rideshare which costs 21€ and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Lecce is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Naples, Naples and arriving at Lecce. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Naples to Lecce. However, there are services departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Lecce via Caserta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Naples and Lecce is 334 km. The road distance is 411.9 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Lecce without a car is to bus which takes 5h 25m and costs 21€ - 40€.

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The bus from Naples, Naples to Lecce takes 5h 25m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Naples to Lecce is to bus which takes 5h 25m and costs 21€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 110€ and takes 5h 52m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 430€ and takes 5h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Lecce.
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  • Distance: 334.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 25m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Naples, Naples to Lecce 4 times a day. Tickets cost 21€ - 26€ and the journey takes 5h 25m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Caserta to Lecce twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 100€ and the journey takes 4h 12m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 470€
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 470€
Flights from Naples to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Naples to Bari via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 320€
Flights from Naples to Bari via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Bari via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 1300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 1800€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Bari via Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 300€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Naples to Bari via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
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 Caserta to Lecce
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 100€
Train from Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Caserta to Lecce
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
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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
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
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 Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
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 Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples, Naples to Lecce
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Miccolis Spa
Phone
080 5315334
Email
info@busmiccolis.it
Website
busmiccolis.it
Bus from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Miccolis Spa
Bus from Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Miccolis Spa
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from NapoIi - Metropark to Lecce - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
21€ - 40€
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Naples to Lecce
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Naples to Lecce bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lecce station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Naples to Lecce is 412 km. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Naples to Lecce.

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Ryanair, Swiss, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Naples Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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Book your Naples to Lecce train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Naples to Lecce bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2282+ hotels available in Lecce. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Naples and Lecce. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 14 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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