By Plane

Several direct flights connect the main Italian and European cities with the airports of Brindisi and Bari.

Visit aeroportidipuglia  for detailed information.

Bus and train transportations from Bari (150 km) and Brindisi (40 km) are available (see below for more details).

Booking of private transfers at a special price and additional travel information can be requested by sending an e-mail to the organization secretariat: or go to Accomodation & Transfer Reservation



From Brindisi airport

Public transportation from/to the airport of Brindisi is available (6.50 €/ride).

The coaches stop at Lecce City Terminal.

Updated information on timetable and ticket costs can be found on the webpage Eliostours.

Walking from Lecce City Terminal to downtown could be a fair distance, depending on where your accommodation is located. However, various buses connect the City Terminal to the city center sgmlecce). The staff at the Terminal can provide you with additional information on how to reach your accommodation (the Terminal office is usually open until 5:30 pm).

A direct air shuttle service to the hotels (or any other location) in Lecce (about 20 €/person) can be booked online at

Accomodation & Transfer Reservation

At the airport it is possible to rent a car, and a taxi service is also available (about 60-80 €/ride).


From Bari airport

Both buses amtabservizio and trains ferrovienordbarese connect the airport with Bari central train station, from which trains to Lecce are departing trenitalia.

Accomodation & Transfer Reservation



By Car

Follow A1 highway (direction Naples), then A16 or A14 highways (direction Bari), and finally road SS16 (direction Brindisi-Lecce).


By Train

Several FS high-speed trains reach Lecce departing from Turin, Rome, Naples, Venice, Florence, Bologna and Milan. Foggia, Bari, and Brindisi are connected to Lecce by several local and national trains. Night trains with sleeping couches are also available.

Visit trenitalia website for timetables and  you can book at:

Lecce train station is about 1 km far from the city center.

Since taxi rides can be quite expensive (up to 15 €, especially with luggage items), we suggest you to check with your hotel if public transportation options are available.