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About the journey from Bari to Lecce

The average train time from Bari to Lecce is 1h 37m, although it takes just 1h 17m on the fastest Trenitalia services. There are around 32 trains per day running from Bari to Lecce, the first train leaves Bari Centrale station at 05:01 and the last train leaves at 23:01.

  • All trains depart from Bari Centrale station.
  • All trains arrive into Lecce station.

Once you arrive into Lecce, why not pay a visit to some of the historic baroque buildings, including Basilica di Santa Croce, the Cattedrale di Lecce or the Sant’Oronzo Column.

Want to learn more about travelling from Bari to Lecce? Start your search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train times, FAQs about the journey and tips on how to find cheap train tickets from Bari to Lecce.

Bari to Lecce by train

It takes an average of 1h 37m to travel from Bari to Lecce by train, over a distance of around 87 miles (140 km). There are normally 35 trains per day travelling from Bari to Lecce and tickets for this journey start from €9.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 17m
PriceFrom €9.90
Distance87 miles (140 km)
Frequency35 trains per day
First train05:01
Last train23:01
Departure stationBari
Arrival stationLecce
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Miccolis

Bari to Lecce train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bari to Lecce for Mittwoch 8. Dezember 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
12:08 Bari Centrale13:28 LecceFrecciargento 8303 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 20m, direct
12:15 Bari Centrale14:09 LecceRegionale 4403 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 54m, direct
14:31 Bari Centrale15:50 LecceFrecciabianca 8801 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 19m, direct
14:35 Bari Centrale16:28 LecceRegionale 4413 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 53m, direct
14:45 Bari Centrale16:35 LecceFrecciarossa 8327 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 50m, direct
15:09 Bari Centrale16:51 LecceIntercity 623 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 42m, direct
16:35 Bari Centrale18:28 LecceRegionale 4423 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 53m, direct
17:31 Bari Centrale18:50 LecceFrecciarossa 9805 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 19m, direct
18:18 Bari Centrale20:12 LecceRegionale 4431 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 54m, direct
19:02 Bari Centrale20:30 LecceIntercity 607 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 28m, direct

Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains from Bari to Lecce

You can travel from Bari to Lecce on Frecciarossa, Trenitalia, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca 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.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

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.

Frecciabianca trains operate outside Trenitalia high-speed lines. Offering more than 40 daily routes, they're capable of reaching a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). Frecciabianca trains connect the centres of northern and southern Italy, running along the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian coasts. All Frecciabianca trains have power sockets and large reclining seats, as well as ample space for luggage. There are two classes of service – First Class and Second Class. In First Class, customers can look forward to a welcome service with snacks and drinks and a morning newspaper.

Cheap train tickets from Bari to Lecce

The price of train tickets from Bari to Lecce starts at €9.90 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 Bari 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Bari and Lecce is 1 hour and 37 minutes, with around 35 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 Bari and Lecce by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bari to Lecce is 1 hour and 17 minutes.

How much does the train from Bari to Lecce cost?

Train ticket prices from Bari to Lecce can start from as little as €9.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bari to Lecce?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bari to Lecce without having to change trains. There are 35 direct trains from Bari 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 Bari to Lecce leave?

The first train from Bari to Lecce leaves at 05:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Bari to Lecce leaves at 23:01. 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 Bari and Lecce by train?

Trains travelling from Bari to Lecce cover a distance of around 87 miles (140 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lecce to Bari.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bari to Lecce for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/08/2021. 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 01/16/2022 for travel on 01/16/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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