Lecce travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lecce

With a population of 80,695, Lecce is a must-see destination in Apulia, Italy. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Lecce deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Lecce

Lecce in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 115
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lecce in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 115
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Lecce

Plane

Although Lecce doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Brindisi Papola Casale Airport (BDS), which is located 39 km from Lecce.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Lecce, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Lecce to Bari takes 1h 22m and costs around S$ 16 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Rome, expect to pay about S$ 70 for a 5h 00m trip. The train station in Lecce is called Lecce, and is located 0.9 km from the city centre.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lecce, including Itabus, FlixBus and MarinoBus. From Bari, the bus ride to Lecce takes 137 km and will cost you around S$ 19. From Naples, the ticket costs about S$ 47 for a journey of 459 km. The most popular bus station is Lecce Gallipoli, located 35 km from the city centre of Lecce. Lecce is also a commonly used station, and is 1.4 km from the city centre.

Plane

Although Lecce doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Brindisi Papola Casale Airport (BDS), which is located 39 km from Lecce.

Train

Trenitalia is the most popular train carrier serving Lecce, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Lecce to Bari takes 1h 22m and costs around S$ 16 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Rome, expect to pay about S$ 70 for a 5h 00m trip. The train station in Lecce is called Lecce, and is located 0.9 km from the city centre.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lecce, including Itabus, FlixBus and MarinoBus. From Bari, the bus ride to Lecce takes 137 km and will cost you around S$ 19. From Naples, the ticket costs about S$ 47 for a journey of 459 km. The most popular bus station is Lecce Gallipoli, located 35 km from the city centre of Lecce. Lecce is also a commonly used station, and is 1.4 km from the city centre.

Airports near Lecce

Airlines serving Lecce

Lufthansa
Good (4,678 reviews)
KLM
Good (849 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,185 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,603 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,211 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (783 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (774 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (194 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (681 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (181 reviews)
Air Europa
Good (342 reviews)
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Where to stay in Lecce

From 5-star hotels such as the Patria Palace Hotel Lecce to great affordable options like the Casa dei Mercanti Town House, Lecce offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around S$ 124 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 309 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Lecce

Most booked hotels in Lecce

8Piuhotel
4 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 162+
Victoria Palace Hotel & Zen Wellness
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 158+
Mercure Hotel President Lecce
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 182+
Al Pescatore Hotel & Restaurant
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 107+
Grand Hotel Di Lecce
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 157+
Hilton Garden Inn Lecce
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 152+

Hiring a car in Lecce

Expect to pay S$ 2.81 per litre in Lecce (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 33.65 and S$ 44.87.

Expect to pay S$ 2.81 per litre in Lecce (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 33.65 and S$ 44.87.