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Rome to Lecce by train

It takes an average of 8h 44m to travel from Rome to Lecce by train, over a distance of around 314 miles (506 km). There are normally 7 trains per day travelling from Rome to Lecce and tickets for this journey start from $21.57 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 18m
PriceFrom $21.57
Distance314 miles (506 km)
Frequency7 trains per day
First train07:05
Last train18:55
Departure stationRome
Arrival stationLecce
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsMarino, Trenitalia, Flixbus, Itabus

Rome to Lecce train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rome to Lecce for Tuesday May 18th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
08:05 Roma Termini13:28 LecceFrecciargento 8303 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 23m, direct
15:10 Roma Termini20:35 LecceFrecciargento 8315 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 25m, direct
16:45 Roma Termini22:53 LecceFrecciargento 8319 Trenitalia Get tickets6h 8m, 1 change
18:05 Roma Termini23:23 LecceFrecciargento 8323 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 18m, direct
18:47 Roma Termini08:30 LecceRegionale 4168 Trenitalia Get tickets13h 43m, 1 change
19:00 Roma Termini07:41 LecceFrecciarossa 9547 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 41m, 2 changes
20:05 Roma Tiburtina08:30 LecceIntercity 546 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 25m, 2 changes
08:05 Roma Termini13:28 LecceFrecciargento 8303 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 23m, direct
15:10 Roma Termini20:35 LecceFrecciargento 8315 Trenitalia Get tickets5h 25m, direct
16:45 Roma Termini22:53 LecceFrecciargento 8319 Trenitalia Get tickets6h 8m, 1 change

Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Roma to Lecce

You can travel from Roma to Lecce on Trenitalia and Frecciargento 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.

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Lecce

The price of train tickets from Rome to Lecce starts at $21.57 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 Rome 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 Rome to Lecce

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

The average journey time by train between Rome and Lecce is 8 hours and 44 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 Rome and Lecce by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rome to Lecce is 5 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Rome to Lecce cost?

Train tickets from Rome to Lecce can start from as little as $21.57 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 Rome to Lecce?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Rome to Lecce without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Rome to Lecce each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Rome to Lecce leaves at 07:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Rome to Lecce leaves at 18:55. 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 Rome and Lecce by train?

Trains travelling from Rome to Lecce cover a distance of around 314 miles (506 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lecce to Rome.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rome to Lecce for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/18/2021. 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 06/25/2021 for travel on 06/25/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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