The Salento region: connections

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The region of Salento is situated in Puglia. It is famous for its various towns with beutiful beaches. In order to get to the region of Salento, the Province of Lecce offers buses that connect different towns of the region. (An initiative called Salento In Bus that offers several bus lines that are active from 15.06.16 till 15.09.16).

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Map of the Salento region

Below you can find  timetables of the bus lines. As was mentioned before, these buses operate from 15.06.16 till 15.09.16. However, not all buses operate entirely this time period. So please look at the timetable carefully. Below you also can find the tariff system. The price varies depending on the km. Please note that all costs undergo additional charges of 0,40 €  if the tickets are bought online and 1.00 € if the tickets are bought in the bus.

If you are interested in how to reach the region of Salerno from different Italian cities  (such as Rome) and regions, go to this page: how to get to the Salento region: Lecce, Gallipoli, Otranto

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SALENTO IN THE BUS MAP

 

The ticket costs 1,70 EUR or 3.40 EUR. You can check the tariff system here: tariffs summer 2016 line 101

Otranto
Otranto

The ticket costs 1,70 EUR or 3.00 EUR. You can check the tariff system here: tariffs summer 2016 line 102

Gallipoli
Gallipoli

Tickets cost 1,70 EUR.

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Grotta Zinzulusa, Castro

The ticket costs 1,70 EUR or 3.40 EUR. You can check the tariff system here: tariffs summer 2016 line 104

The ticket costs 1,70 EUR or 4.20 EUR. You can check the tariff system here: tariffs summer 2016 line 105

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Santa Cesarea Terme

The ticket costs 1,70 EUR or 3.40 EUR. You can check the tariff system here: tariffs summer 2016 line 106

The ticket costs 1,70 EUR or 5.90 EUR. You can check the tariff system here: tariffs summer 2016 line 107

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Tricase

The ticket costs 1,70 EUR or 5.90 EUR. You can check the tariff system here: tariffs summer 2016 linea108

The ticket costs 1,30 EUR.

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Riva dei Angeli

Tropea how to get there

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Tropea is the ancient city in Calabria that is well known for its spectacular beaches and food.

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The map of Calabria
  • Rome Tropea

The bus company GencoBus  offers connections between Rome and Tropea every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. From Rome the bus leaves at 15:30 and arrives in Tropea at 23.00. From Tropea, in turn, the bus leaves at  07.00 and arrives in Rome at 14.30. In Rome the bus leaves from Tiburtina Bus Terminal ,whilst in Tropea the bus leaves from Piazzale Pineta, that is situated in front of the port.

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Porto turistico
  • Lamezia Terme Airport – Tropea

Lamezia Terme airport is situated 60 km from Tropea. In order to arrive to Tropea from the Lamezia Terme airport it is better to take a train from the train station of Lamezia Terme. The average journey time is one hour. The ticket costs from 4,20 EUR. You can check the timetable from the official website of Trenitalia.

To reach Lamezia Terme station from the airport it is possible to take a shuttle bus. It takes only 5 minutes to get there. You can check the timetable here  (2016): Lamezia Terme airport – Lamezia Terme train station

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beaches of Tropea
  • Reggio Calabria Airport – Tropea

Reggio Calabria airport is situated 120 km from Tropea.  In order to reach Tropea it is better to take a train from Reggio Calabria train station. The average journey time is 2 hours. The ticket costs from 7 EUR. You can check the timetable on the official website of Trenitalia. The train Sation in Reggio Calabria is situated on Piazza Garibaldi.

In order to arrive to the train station from the Reggio Calabria Airport it is possible to take a bus  ATAM. You can check the timetable here:

Linee 27 Reggio Calabria airport – Central train station (ONLY weekdays)

Linee 28 Reggio Calabria airport – Central train Station (ONLY weekdays)

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Tropea city center