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Take the train from Catania to Lecce in 11 hours 17 minutes

If you want to travel from Catania to Lecce by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Catania to Lecce by train to take around 15 hours 43 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 11 hours 17 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 7 trains per day running on this route, which spans 413 km. You'll have to make 2 changes along the way on your journey to Lecce.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Catania to Lecce start from $128.67 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Catania to Lecce by train

It takes an average of 15h 43m to travel from Catania to Lecce by train, over a distance of around 257 miles (413 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Catania to Lecce and tickets for this journey start from $128.67 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

11h 17m


413 miles (257 km)


7 trains per day


2 changes


From $128.67

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, Sais_Autolinee

Catania to Lecce train times

Check out the next trains departing from Catania to Lecce for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:41 21:43 14h 2m, 4 changes
10:18 06:43 20h 25m, 3 changes
17:36 12:35 18h 59m, 6 changes
19:26 06:43 11h 17m, 3 changes
19:26 07:13 11h 47m, 2 changes
21:58 14:50 16h 52m, 3 changes
21:58 14:43 16h 45m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Catania to Lecce

The price of train tickets from Catania to Lecce starts at $128.67 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Catania to Lecce by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Catania to Lecce

Want to know more about your journey from Catania to Lecce? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Catania to Lecce take?

The average journey time by train between Catania and Lecce is 15 hours and 43 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Catania and Lecce by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Catania to Lecce is 11 hours and 17 minutes.

How much does the train from Catania to Lecce cost?

Train tickets from Catania to Lecce can start from as little as $128.67 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Catania to Lecce?

No, there are no direct train services from Catania to Lecce. Travelling from Catania to Lecce by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Catania to Lecce leave?

The first train from Catania to Lecce leaves at 08:41. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Catania to Lecce leave?

The last train from Catania to Lecce leaves at 22:58. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Catania and Lecce by train?

Trains travelling from Catania to Lecce cover a distance of around 257 miles (413 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lecce to Catania.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Catania to Lecce for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/12/2022 for travel on 01/12/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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