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There are 8 ways to get from Naples to Lecce by bus, train, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal 3a corsa ESTIVA // Napoli - Lecce / ...

€21 - €45

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Bus via Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino  •  7h 30m

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

€10 - €46

6 alternative options

Train  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Caserta to Lecce Fa / ...

€33 - €108

Night train  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the night train from Caserta to Lecce Ini

€43 - €68

Rideshare  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the rideshare from Naples to Lecce 413.1 km

€21

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Naples to Lecce 410.9 km

€50 - €75

Fly to Brindisi  •  5h 55m

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

€34 - €186

Fly to Bari, train  •  6h 45m

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

€38 - €185

Naples to Lecce by bus

The bus journey time between Naples and Lecce is around 5h 26m and covers a distance of around 423 km. The fastest bus normally takes 5h. Operated by Miccolis Spa, FlixBus and TTI Leonettibus SRL, the Naples to Lecce bus service departs from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop and arrives in Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal. Typically 14 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
5h 26m
Fastest bus time:
5h
Bus distance:
423 km
Buses per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€21
Carbon emissions:
52 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
02:25
Last bus departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Naples to Lecce bus schedules

Naples → Lecce
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lecce is 1500.

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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 €50 - €75 and takes 4h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop and arriving at Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 55m.

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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 6h 2m.

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It is 334 km from Naples to Lecce. It is approximately 410.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Naples to Lecce without a car is to bus which takes 5h 55m and costs €21 - €45.

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The bus from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal takes 5h 55m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Naples to Lecce bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, depart from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop 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 55m and costs €21 - €45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €110 and takes 6h 2m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €190 and takes 5h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Lecce.
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  • Distance: 334.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

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

Miccolis Spa operates a bus from Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop to Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal 4 times a day. Tickets cost €7 - €40 and the journey takes 5h 55m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Caserta to Lecce 4 times a day. Tickets cost €30 - €100 and the journey takes 4h 13m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€25 - €250
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €250
Flights from Naples to Bari via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €170
Flights from Naples to Bari via Turin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €170
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Flights from Naples to Bari via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€150 - €300
Flights from Naples to Bari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€150 - €300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Bari via Catania
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Naples to Bari via Zakinthos
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Naples to Bari via Preveza
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Naples to Bari via Kefallinia
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Naples to Bari via Mykonos
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Naples to Bari via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €250
Flights from Naples to Bari via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €250
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Naples to Bari via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Naples to Bari via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Flights from Naples to Bari via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Alba Star
Website
albastar.es
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Trapani
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €1200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Brindisi via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €1100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Naples to Bari via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Naples to Bari via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
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 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
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 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
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
Bahn DB
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
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 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Bus operators
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €40
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
Estimated price
€6 - €40
Website
Miccolis Spa
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 to Lecce
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - €45
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 25m and has one stopover.

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Naples to Lecce bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Lecce Piazza Carmelo Bene bus terminal 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 411 km. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Naples to Lecce.

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Alba Star, Swiss, Wizz Air and three other airlines offer flights from Naples Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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

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There are 530+ 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 10 min and costs €1 - €5.

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