Salento by bus and rail: the ultimate map

Your backpack is ready for the sea but you don’t know yet which bus to take? Maybe a train is better, but you can’t understand which is the best destination to reach? You are in the right place, we’ve made a very useful map with all bus and train routes.

Not “Salento in Bus” 2020 only

This year public transport to and from the coasts of Salento is enriched with a new bus service: the Salento Link. So let’s briefly review all the ways to get around at low cost, and what’s new.

Salento Link

The news of this year comes from a partnership of Trenitalia with Ferrovie del Sud Est. The new service is called “Salento Link” and consists of the integration of the train / bus to reach the main locations both on the Ionian and Adriatic coasts. We started from Lecce and arrived in Torre Dell’Orso with only € 2.20. It works!

Ferrovie del Sud Est

If you are a train lover, you love the slow landscape that flows from the window, and you want to explore the Salento contryside then you must try a trip by train. The Salento railway network is very extensive and full of stations and we have highlited it on our map. Now you know that from Maglie you can reach Poggiardo by train.

Lobby Collective Hostel - Le due sorelle a Torre dell'Orso

Mare in Bus

The part of coast that includes the seaside of Torre dell’Orso, Roca, La Grotta della Poesia, San Foca, Sant’Andrea, also this year has been served by a mini-bus made available by the Municipality of Melendugno. It costs only € 1.00 and allows you to visit multiple beaches on the same day. This shuttle is eco also, we like it!

Lecce seaside

The Municipality of Lecce also offers a lines service provided by SGM to take you directly to Torre Rinalda, Torre Chianca, Frigole and San Cataldo. It costs only € 1.50 per way and we guarantee that you will find an authentic and unspoiled sea.

Salento in Bus

Those traveling low cost will have tried the legendary “Salento by Bus” once in a lifetime. It is an economic transport service that with less than 8 € (round trip) takes you to Otranto, Gallipoli, Santa Maria di Leuca, and many other places. A must.

Airport bus

In our map you will also find the line that connects Lecce to Brindisi Airport. This is the cheapest solution available to reach the airport and costs only € 6.50. Now everything is on the map.


Download the map and share it with the QR code. All links are interactive and include all tables with timetables.

Not to be missed

This is our map to explore Salento in digital version. It also contains a list of places not to be missed. The backpack is ready, you have a good guide with you, what are you waiting to get on board?

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