Brindisi Airport (Brindisi Papola Casale Airport - BDS) is located in the Apulia region of southern Italy. Car hire is a good option from Brindsi Airport as transport links are minimal. The Car Rental desks are found immediately after exiting customs and we would recommend pre-booking as it has been known for the companies to run out of vehicles at peak times. If collecting a car, it will be advantageous to send a member of the party through to queue whilst others are collecting baggage, or a long wait may ensue.
Various airlines fly to Brindisi including routes from Cagliari
and Ryan Air in recent years opening up a route from Stansted
. International flights operate from many European countries including France
, the UK
When driving to and from Brindisi Airport, you'll primarily use the following main routes and encounter specific distances:
- Strada Statale 16 (SS16): The SS16, also known as the Adriatic State Road, is a major route that connects Brindisi Airport to the city of Brindisi and various other towns and destinations along the Adriatic coast. This road provides easy access to the airport.
Distance to Closest Cities and Destinations:
Brindisi City Center: The distance from Brindisi Airport to the city center of Brindisi is relatively short, typically around 4-5 kilometers (approximately 2.5-3.1 miles). The drive usually takes 10-15 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.
Lecce: Lecce is a historic city in the Apulia region, known for its Baroque architecture. The distance from the airport to Lecce is approximately 40-45 kilometers (about 25-28 miles), and the drive typically takes around 30-40 minutes.
Ostuni: Ostuni is a picturesque hilltop town in the Apulia region. The distance from the airport to Ostuni is approximately 40-45 kilometers (about 25-28 miles), and the drive usually takes 40-50 minutes.
Alberobello: Alberobello is famous for its unique trulli houses. The distance from the airport to Alberobello is approximately 80-85 kilometers (about 50-53 miles), and the drive typically takes around 1-1.5 hours.
Brindisi Airport is conveniently located, and the road network in the Apulia region is well-developed, making it relatively easy to reach your destination. However, as with any travel, traffic conditions can vary, so it's advisable to plan your journey and consider traffic patterns, especially during peak travel times. The region offers beautiful coastal and historical attractions, so you'll have the opportunity to explore both the city of Brindisi and the surrounding areas.