Fast and comfortable Eurocity and Cisalpino trains connect Italy with Germany, Austria and Switzerland. From Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland you can reach Apulia by daytime train connections.
Alternatively, you can take a night train from Northern Italy. There are night trains directly to Bari, Brindisi and Lecce. From the western part of Germany, you are recommended to take the route via Basel and Milan. From the eastern part of Germany as well as from Austria the train route runs via the Brenner Pass to Bolzano.
The fastest connection Munich – Bari takes about 17 hours. Guests from Zurich should count about 13 hours for the train journey.
Car rental at Bari, Brindisi, Lecce, Taranto or Foggia (see below).
To the website of Deutsche Bahn
Cilentano recommends traveling by train, which is environment- and climate-friendly!
It is at Bologna where the routes taken by vacationers from Northern Europe, for example Germany, Austria and Switzerland, meet.
From there, the A 14 runs via Rimini along the Adriatic coast to Bari, where it turns inland. From Bari, a multi-lane road takes you to the Salento region, to Brindisi and Lecce.
For exact route planning, we recommend www.viamichelin.com or www.mapquest.com.
Suitable destinations would be the airports of Bari and Brindisi, some carriers offer non-stop flights there.
Some airlines offer flights to Apulia with stopover, e.g. transfer at Milan or Rome.
The climate impact created by the emissions of one passenger on the return flight London/Heathrow - Bari amounts to about 986 kg CO2, New York - Bari to about 4411 kg CO2.
You can offset your flight's climate impact by donating a specified amount to a climate project and do your share in protecting our climate.
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