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How to travel from Lecce to Tropea by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Lecce to Tropea? Look no further.

You'll usually find 2 trains per day running between Lecce and Tropea, which usually take 9 hours 20 minutes to complete the 269 km journey. It can take as little as 8 hours 21 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Tropea from Lecce, you'll just need to make 4 changes along the way. Hop on a train operated by either Frecciargento or Trenitalia to reach your destination in no time. These train companies are the main operators of services on this route and run modern comfortable trains to make your journey as relaxing as possible.

You can save money on train tickets from Lecce to Tropea if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $26.81. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Lecce to Tropea by train

It takes an average of 9h 20m to travel from Lecce to Tropea by train, over a distance of around 167 miles (269 km). There are normally 2 trains per day traveling from Lecce to Tropea and tickets for this journey start from $26.81 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 21m
PriceFrom $26.81
Distance167 miles (269 km)
Frequency2 trains per day
First train06:05
Last train10:17
Departure stationLecce
Arrival stationTropea
Changes4 changes
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Lecce to Tropea train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lecce to Tropea for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:05 15:25 10h 20m, 4 changes
09:17 17:38 8h 21m, 5 changes

Trenitalia, Frecciargento and Intercity trains from Lecce to Tropea

You can travel from Lecce to Tropea on Trenitalia, Frecciargento and Intercity trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

PhotoChris0693, under licence CC3.0

Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Lecce to Tropea

The price of train tickets from Lecce to Tropea starts at $26.81 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 Lecce to Tropea 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 Lecce to Tropea

Want to know more about your journey from Lecce to Tropea? 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 Lecce to Tropea take?

The average journey time by train between Lecce and Tropea is 9 hours and 20 minutes, with around 2 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 Lecce and Tropea by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lecce to Tropea is 8 hours and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Lecce to Tropea cost?

Train tickets from Lecce to Tropea can start from as little as $26.81 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 Lecce to Tropea?

No, there are no direct train services from Lecce to Tropea. Travelling from Lecce to Tropea by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

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

The first train from Lecce to Tropea leaves at 06:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lecce to Tropea leaves at 10:17. 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 Lecce and Tropea by train?

Trains travelling from Lecce to Tropea cover a distance of around 167 miles (269 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Tropea to Lecce.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lecce to Tropea for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 09/24/2022 for travel on 09/24/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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