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How to reach Lecce

 

 By Air   

 

The nearest airport to Lecce is Brindisi (approx. 34 km to the north-west). From here there are regular domestic flights to Rome Fiumicino (approx. 70 min.) and Milan Malpensa (approx. 95 min) from where international connections can be made. In the summer months direct international charter flights are also available.

 

Brindisi Airport - Lecce (and vice versa)

  • At Brindisi airport a public shuttle service to Lecce is available several times a day (a one way  ticket costs approximately: 7 €). The shuttle stop in Lecce is located at "Bar Commercio” (in front of  Hotel Tiziano).

  • Alternatively, a direct transportation service from Brindisi airport to any hotel in Lecce is available. A one way ticket costs 14 Euro. You should book in advance by calling "Crusi Viaggi" (Tel : +39 0832 305522).

 By Rail

 

 

Lecce railway station is located downtown. Regular direct, “Eurostar” and “Intercity” train services run daily between Lecce and Roma (approx. 7 hrs), Lecce and Milan (approx. 9 hrs.), and Bologna (approx. 8 hrs.). Furthermore there are weekly through-train services right up to Switzerland and Germany. For more information, see www.trenitalia.it

 

 By Coach

 

Some daily coach services are run by private companies from Lecce to Rome (approx. 8 hrs.),  Milan and Turin (approx. 14 hrs.). Coaches are generally cheaper than trains.

 

 By Car

 

From the Adriatic side follow A14 (E55) motorway to Bari.

Then take the SS 16 freeway Bari-Lecce.

 

From the Tyrrhenian side follow A16 motorway, to Bari.

Then take the SS 16 freeway Bari-Lecce.

 

 

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Public transportation in Lecce

 

 

 

 

A bus service covers the centre of the city and the suburbs ("Autolinee Urbane": orange and light blue buses). A one-way ticket costs 0.52 Euro.

A (free of charge) electric mini-bus service covers the pedestrian area in the city center.

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Public transportation in Salento

A special summer trasportation service from Lecce to the main tourist attractions in Salento (Gallipoli, Otranto, S. Maria di Leuca, etc.) is available. Please visit http://www.salentoinbus.it for more information.

In addition, STP company operates ordinary transportation lines linking Lecce to almost every center in Salento. A STP ticket costs € 0.77.

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Parking in Lecce
  • Most hotels in Lecce have their own parking area.

  • In addition, there is a parking area just in front of the conference site (cost: 2 €/day).

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