Flights from The North will probably require a
connection. BA and Germanwings fly to Puglia (Bari)
via London or Cologne respectively. Again, Alitalia
may also be an option from Manchester or Edinburgh
but requires stops at Paris and Rome. These
change-overs are generally very easy and relatively
Another alternative is to fly directly into Rome (approx 6
hours drive) or Naples (approx 4 hour drive).
Easyjet flies from Edinburgh, Liverpool, Bristol and
London, whilst Ryanair flies from Edinburgh, Glasgow,
East Midlands, Manchester and London.
Trains & Buses:
The trains run throughout the region and are generally
both cheap and reliable.
Brindisi to Galatina takes approximately 1 hour (change at
Bari to Galatina takes approximately 2 hours (again, change
at Lecce). The
train station in Galatina is approximately 15 minutes walk
from the property.
For train times and prices please go to:
www.ferroviedellostato.it (used to be
For local train and bus services, please click on the
An Airport Shuttle service is also available from/to Brindisi Airport
to/from anywhere in the Salento Peninsular. Please note that the cost of
the journey should be confirmed before travel.
Further details can be found on the following website:
The Puglia Airport Bus may also be of interest:
From Brindisi Airport:
Approx 70km: 1 hour
Upon leaving the airport, follow signs to Lecce and get onto
the SS613 motorway heading south. After
approximately 35km on the motorway, take the Lecce by-pass signposted Gallipoli/Galatina
(Tangenziale Ovest SP357). After another 8 or 9km exit at
Junction 12b signposted for Galatina (SP362). Keep following signs
for Galatina, pass through San Cesario di Lecce staying on
the SP362, and follow this road all the way to Galatina.
From Bari Airport:
Approx 180km: 2 hours
Upon leaving the airport, turn left at the traffic lights and follow signs for
Bari and Brindisi (E55). Once you start to see signs for Brindisi Airport,
start following signs for Lecce (SS613) and proceed as described above.