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There are 6 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce by bus, car ferry, bus and 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.

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Bus, car ferry via Ioannina  •  18 h 23 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 Brindisi

$116 - $227

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Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 55 min

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

$62 - $140

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Bus, bus and ferry Durmo Tours  •  21 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Gostivar
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Gostivar to Bari
  4. Take the bus from Bari to Lecce

$71 - $171

Bus Crazy Holidays, bus and ferry  •  23 h 59 min

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

$126 - $183

Drive, car ferry  •  13 h 53 min

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

$75 - $165

Fly  •  10 h 12 min

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

$74 - $332

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce is to bus and car ferry which costs 50€ - 130€ and takes 18 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce is to fly which costs 60€ - 290€ and takes 10 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Lecce. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis and arriving at Lecce via Skopje, Gostivar and Bari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 34 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Lecce is 404 km.

The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 18 h 23 min and costs 100€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 18 h 23 min to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Lecce bus services, operated by Simeonidis Tours, depart from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis station.

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There is no direct flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Brindisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 30 min and has two stopovers.

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Thessaloniki to Lecce bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Lecce station.

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Lecce is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 1:53 AM in Thessaloniki and 12:53 AM in Lecce.

Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Lecce.
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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 23 min

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

Ryanair, Air Serbia and four other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Lecce every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Naples, Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Bratislava, Bologna
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Thessaloniki to Brindisi via Athens, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Bus operators
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Ioannina
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
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 - $13
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Igoumenitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ktel-thesprotias.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Bus and ferry from Gostivar to Bari
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Bari to Lecce
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Elios Autosevizi
Phone
0832.871016
Website
eliosautoservizi.com
Bus from Bari Largo Sorentino to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
eliosautoservizi.com
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 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
European Seaways
Phone
+30 210 9561630
Email
info@europeanseaways.com
Website
europeanseaways.com
Car ferry from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Schedules at
europeanseaways.com
DECK
$69
AIRTYPE SEATS
$75
2-BERTH OUTSIDE CABIN
$156
Grimaldi Lines

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Air Serbia, Ellinair, Aegean Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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There are 1975+ hotels available in Lecce. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs 2€.

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