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Overview: Train from Zurich to Lecce

distanceDistance679 miles (1095 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$222 (€185)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia, Frecciabianca or Frecciarossa

Trains from Zurich to Lecce cover the 679 miles (1095 km) long trip taking on average 17 h 2 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia, Frecciabianca or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $151 (€126), but the average price of train tickets is $222 (€185). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Lecce.

Train companies: Trenitalia and Frecciarossa between Zurich and Lecce

Trenitalia and Frecciarossa trains will get you from Zurich to Lecce from $151 (€126). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is Italy’s national railroad company providing services across the whole country, giving you ample opportunity to discover the beauty and culture of Italy. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains include its high-speed trains Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard services on long-distance routes, and, in most cases, there is barrier-free access on Trenitalia trains.

Taking a train with Trenitalia is a great way to travel between Zurich and Lecce, and Omio can show you the best times and tickets available for the 679 miles (1095 km) long train route. Trenitalia offers different fares for the Zurich to Lecce route with ticket options like Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchasing tickets. Simply check the current Trenitalia train schedule, compare the cheapest, fastest, or earliest routes from Zurich to Lecce, and buy your cheap Trenitalia train ticket on Omio easily and securely today.

Trenitalia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Zurich and Lecce:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Lecce

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Zurich and Lecce?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Lecce, Italy by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lecce, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/21/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Lecce before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Lecce, Italy?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lecce to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Italy?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Lecce?

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Zurich from Lecce here.

How much do cheap trains between Zurich and Lecce cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Zurich to Lecce to cost as little as $151 (€126)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train between Zurich and Lecce on average?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $222 (€185)  for a train ticket from Zurich to Lecce.

How far is Lecce from Zurich by train?

The train distance from Zurich to Lecce is around 679 miles (1095 km).

How long is a train from Zurich to Lecce on average?

While the time it takes to travel 679 miles (1095 km) from Zurich to Lecce can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Zurich to Lecce train journey time is on average 17 h 2 min.

What station does the train from Zurich to Lecce depart from? Which Lecce train station do I come into from Zurich?

There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your journey from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. In Lecce you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lecce, Lecce, Via Don Bosco (Stazione) and Lecce, City Terminal Station.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Lecce.

Where is the train station in Zurich to go to Lecce? Where is the train station in Lecce located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Zürich HB, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Lecce, called Lecce, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city center.

Which train companies can get me from Zurich to Lecce?

When taking a train from Zurich to Lecce, you can count on Trenitalia, Frecciabianca or Frecciarossa for the best way to get you to Lecce. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Zurich to Lecce and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains are there to Lecce from Zurich a day?

The average number of trains departing Zurich for Lecce is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Zurich to Lecce? When does the last train depart from Zurich to Lecce?

You can take the first train from Zurich to Lecce at 7: 33 AM. The last train from Zurich to Lecce that you can take departs at 7: 33 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Lecce schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Zurich to Lecce to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Zurich to Lecce within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $222 (€185) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Zurich to Lecce are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Lecce
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your trip to Lecce.