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Taking the train from Lecce to Bari Centrale

Hop onboard a Trenitalia train from Lecce to Bari Centrale for an unforgettable journey. You'll arrive into Bari Centrale station in just 1h 18m on the fastest services.

As the Lecce-Bari route is popular among tourists and locals alike, it is served by 32 daily trains. High-speed Frecciargento trains on this route are ultra-modern and feature free access to WiFi in every carriage, luggage storage facilities, two wash-rooms in every carriage and a dining car. If you'd like to treat yourself a little bit more you can travel First Class and enjoy premium services like ordering drinks and food from the comfort of your seat.

Upon arrival at Bari Centrale, you can make your way to the Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas which is in the vicinity of the train station. Start your search for trains and tickets using our handy Journey Planner or keep reading for more information and FAQs.

Lecce to Bari Centrale by train

It takes an average of 1h 36m to travel from Lecce to Bari Centrale by train, over a distance of around 86 miles (139 km). There are normally 32 trains per day travelling from Lecce to Bari Centrale and tickets for this journey start from €9.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 18m
Price€9.90 - €26
Distance86 miles (139 km)
Frequency32 trains per day
Departure stationLecce
Arrival stationBari Centrale
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Lecce to Bari Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lecce to Bari Centrale for Tuesday 20th Oct 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:06 Lecce09:26 Bari CentraleFrecciargento 8818 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 20m, direct
08:20 Lecce09:51 Bari CentraleIntercity 610 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 31m, direct
10:06 Lecce11:26 Bari CentraleFrecciargento 8824 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 20m, direct
10:13 Lecce11:54 Bari CentraleRegionale 12516 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 41m, direct
11:13 Lecce12:54 Bari CentraleRegionale 12526 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 41m, direct
11:47 Lecce13:07 Bari CentraleFrecciargento 8314 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 20m, direct
12:06 Lecce13:26 Bari CentraleFrecciarossa 9808 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 20m, direct
12:13 Lecce13:54 Bari CentraleRegionale 12530 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 41m, direct
13:06 Lecce14:26 Bari CentraleFrecciabianca 8828 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 20m, direct
13:13 Lecce14:54 Bari CentraleRegionale 12518 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 41m, direct

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

You can travel from Lecce to Bari Centrale 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 Lecce to Bari Centrale

Train tickets from Lecce to Bari Centrale start at €9.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €14.67.
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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 Bari Centrale 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Lecce to Bari Centrale? 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 Bari Centrale take?

The average journey time by train between Lecce and Bari Centrale is 1 hour and 36 minutes, with around 32 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 Bari Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lecce to Bari Centrale is 1 hour and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Lecce to Bari Centrale cost?

Train tickets from Lecce to Bari Centrale can start from as little as €9.90 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 Bari Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lecce to Bari Centrale without having to change trains. There are 32 direct trains from Lecce to Bari Centrale. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Lecce to Bari Centrale leave?

The first train from Lecce to Bari Centrale leaves at 04:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lecce to Bari Centrale leaves at 21:13. 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 Bari Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Lecce to Bari Centrale cover a distance of around 86 miles (139 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bari Centrale to Lecce.
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. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lecce to Bari Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 20/10/2020. 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 12/10/2020 for travel on 17/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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