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There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Lecce by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Lecce Fa

$70 - $110

Cheapest option

Fly to Brindisi, train  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS) FCO - BDS
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to Lecce

$36 - $156

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lecce 572 / ...

$35 - $60

Night train  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Lecce Icn

$65 - $85

Rideshare  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Lecce 407.7 miles

$37

Drive  •  6h 9m

  1. Drive from Rome to Lecce 406.6 miles

$95 - $150

Fly to Bari, train  •  5h 40m

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

$46 - $131

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Lecce is to rideshare which costs 32€ and takes 7h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Lecce is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 4h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station and arriving at Lecce. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Lecce. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 23m.

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The distance between Rome and Lecce is 505 km. The road distance is 650.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Lecce without a car is to train which takes 5h 23m and costs 60€ - 90€.

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The train from Roma Termini to Lecce takes 5h 23m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Rome to Lecce bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Lecce train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Lecce is to train which takes 5h 23m and costs 60€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 7h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Lecce.
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  • Distance: 315.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Lecce 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 5h 23m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Lecce 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7h 30m. Marozzi VT also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $130
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 Roma Termini to Lecce
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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
Night train from Roma Termini to Lecce
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Brindisi to Lecce
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lecce
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Lecce
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
Marozzi VT
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Lecce
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Brindisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Lecce is 651 km. It takes approximately 6h 9m to drive from Rome to Lecce.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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Book your Rome to Lecce train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Rome to Lecce bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2027+ hotels available in Lecce. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome 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 Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 10€ - 15€.

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