There are 7 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce by bus and ferry, ferry, bus, car ferry, 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

Bus and ferry, ferry, bus  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Corfu X3
  2. Take the ferry from Corfu to Otranto
  3. Take the bus from Otranto to Lecce 05R

$112 - $156

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi

$73 - $152

5 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry via Ioannina  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Fier
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Igoumenitsa
  3. Take the car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Corfu
  4. Take the ferry from Corfu to Otranto
  5. Take the bus from Otranto to Lecce 05R

$118 - $151

Bus Crazy Holidays, bus and ferry  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi

$134 - $191

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Sarandë
  2. Take the car ferry from Sarandë to Brindisi

$141 - $329

Fly  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Brindisi (BDS) SKG - BDS

$114 - $408

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Lecce, Italy?

Ryanair, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Lecce 3 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Bus operators
KTEL Kerkyras
Phone
+3026610 28900
Email
info@greenbuses.gr
Website
greenbuses.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Corfu
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
greenbuses.gr
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Otranto to Lecce
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Ioannina to Fier
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
KTEL Thesprotias
Phone
2665 0 22309
Email
info@ktel-thesprotias.gr
Website
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Fier
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ferry operators
Corfu Ferries
Phone
+302665021000
Email
oscartrv@otenet.gr
Website
corfuferries.gr
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
corfuferries.gr
Ionion Lines
Phone
0030 2661081808
Email
reservation@ionionlines.eu
Website
ionionlines.eu
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Corfu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
ionionlines.eu
Passenger
$12 - $13
Vehicle
$48 - $49
Grimaldi Lines
Red Star Ferries
Phone
+39.0831.575.654
Email
booking@seamedtrading.com
Website
albaniaferries.it
Car ferry from Sarandë to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Schedules at
albaniaferries.it
Deck
$81
Aircraft-type Seats
$93
Inside Cabin 2 berths
$193
Outside Cabin 2 berths
$231

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Thessaloniki to Lecce?

The distance between Thessaloniki and Lecce is 404 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce?

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce is to bus and ferry and ferry and bus which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce?

The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce is to fly which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 90€ - 340€.

Is there a direct bus between Thessaloniki and Lecce?

No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Lecce. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Lecce via Ioannina, Fier and Brindisi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce?

It takes approximately 11 h 31 min to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce, including transfers.