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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Lecce Fa

$70 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Lecce 165 / ...

$29 - $60

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina Station to Napoli Centrale Station MI-NA / ...
  2. Take the bus from Naples to Lecce

$66 - $93

Night train  •  8 h 11 min

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

$65 - $85

Rideshare  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Lecce 407.7 miles

$37

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Lecce 406.6 miles

$95 - $150

Fly  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS) FCO - BDS

$34 - $156

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Lecce is to fly which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 29€ - 140€.

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The distance between Rome and Lecce is 505 km. The road distance is 651 km.

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The train from Roma Termini to Lecce takes 5 h 28 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roma and arriving at Lecce. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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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 5 h 28 min.

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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 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Rome to Lecce 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 5 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $170
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
5 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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
8 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Lecce
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Lecce
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TTI Slr
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Lecce - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Miccolis
Phone
080 5315334
Website
miccolis-spa.it
Bus from Naples to Lecce
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
miccolis-spa.it
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.

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

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