How to reach Gallipoli

By airplane or train, by car, by taxi, by bus from/to Brindisi Airport

By airplane or train

The airport closest to Gallipoli is Brindisi airport.
The main train station is in Lecce.

We recommend all participants to indicate their arrival and departure time asap (possibly when booking the hotel). According to the information that the participants provided so far, we have the following schedule.

Shuttles from Brindisi airport and from Lecce train station to the Hotels:

May 23th
- From Brindisi Airport to the Hotels: 16:00

May 24th
- From Brindisi Airport to the Hotels: 15:00 and 23:00

May 25th
- From Brindisi Airport to the Hotels: 15:00 and 23:00
- From Lecce train station to the Hotels 19:00 and 22:30

Shuttles from Hotels to Brindisi airport and to Lecce train station will be scheduled on site depending on the participants needs.

Shuttle trip takes about one hour from/to Brindisi Airport and about 40 minutes from/to Lecce Train Station.

The current schedule of Brindisi airport is available at the Aereoporti Puglia Website (English version). At the home page, click on Flight Schedule (on the top left of the page), and at the next page select either Departure or Arrival from Brindisi. Note that some time the week days are indicated with the initial of the Italian words. Here is the correspondence:


For other information about Hotels and travel, please contact Consulta Umbria and not the AVI Scientific Secretariat


By car

Motorways A14 and A16 connect Bari to Rome (about 4 hours driving) and from Nothern Italy.
From Bari to Gallipoli, take road 16 bis direction Lecce. This road goes South-East along the Adriatic cost. Before entering in Lecce (after about 150 km from Bari), follow the indications to Gallipoli, that is about 40 km from Lecce.
To reach Costa Brada hotel, do not enter in Gallipoli but proceed further South for about 4 km and exit to “Li foggi/Alezio 5”. You will see Costa Brada hotel in front of you.

By taxi

Taxi fares are about:
- 100,00 Euro from Hotels to Brindisi airport (or vice versa)
- 60,00 Euro from Hotels to Lecce train station (or vice versa)
Please call Grand Hotel Costa Brada at +39 0833 202551 to reserve a taxi with these fares.

By bus from/to Brindisi Airport

There is a bus going from Brindisi airport to Lecce air terminal in connection to each flight arriving in Brindisi or departing from Brindisi.
From the air terminal in Lecce it is possible to go by taxi to the Lecce train station from which there are trains going to Gallipoli.
Ask the personnel at the air terminal to call the taxi.
In Gallipoli train station is possible to take another taxi to Costa Brada Hotel (the distance is about 4 km).

The train schedule for Lecce-Gallipoli is the following:

May 23th (Sunday)

time    duration
10:10   00:55  
17:00   00:55
May 24th (all week days)
time    duration
06:25   00:59  
06:56   01:08  
07:57   01:04  
09:43   00:56  
10:36   00:57  
13:00   01:06  
13:38   01:10  
14:24   00:55  
16:52   01:05  
18:57   01:08 
20:50   00:55
See the english version of Trenitalia for further details (better the italian version accessible here: May 23rd and May 24 th).


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