The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Rome to Lecce will cost around $ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 67.
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5 h 20 m
7 h 26 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 train that leave Rome for Lecce every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 506 km distance in an average of 7 h 26 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 5 h 20 m .
The slowest train will take 10 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
9 hours 48 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$35|
|Trains depart from:||Rome|
|Trains arrive in:||Lecce|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Frecciargento, Intercity Notte|
Trenitalia operates the Rome-Lecce connection with three daily trains. The journey is operated with Frecciargento, Intercity Night and Regional Fast trains. The first train leaves around 08:00, the second at about 14:50, the last around 18:00. The trip has an average duration of 5.5 hours and are expected to change times on public holidays.
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Trains operating on the Rome-Lecce route depart from Roma Termini station, located a short distance from the centre of Rome. From the squares in front of the station you can use, even at night, many urban and suburban bus and tram connections (line 5 and line 14), a shuttle service to Fiumicino Airport and a taxi station. Specifically, the urban lines that serve Termini station are as follows: 5, 14, 40.50, 64, 70, 82, 170, 590, 714, 717 and H. Also inside the station, there is the junction between the lines A and B of the metro.
Trains from Roma Tiburtina end their journey at Lecce station. It is located slightly south of the city centre and is connected during the day to the city's urban and suburban transport network. The city buses that depart from the station are the numbers: 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34 and 35.