How to get to Lecce

By Plane

If you are flying, the closest airport to Lecce is Brindisi with several daily international flights from around Europe. From the UK, Ryanair has direct flights from Stansted or AirItalia via Rome.

From the airport, the best option is to hire a car as you will need the flexibility and convenience it provides when touring the surrounding villages, vineyards and beaches of Salento. The Superstrada Brindisi - Lecce/Viale Porta d'Europa/SS16 takes you directly to Lecce in a little over 30 minutes.

By Train

Lecce is on the main Adriatic line so an alternative to hiring a car from Brindisi airport is to get a train. The journey takes around 30 minutes with the first part involving a short bus ride (3kms) to Brindisi train station in the city centre.