The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Siena to Rome will cost around $ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 11.
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2 h 54 m
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Of the 8 buses that leave Siena for Rome every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 184 km distance in an average of 2 h 54 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 29 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||114 miles (184 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$13 (€10)|
|Bus frequency||7 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 7 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, Baltour, BlaBlaCar or Bus Center|
Buses from Siena to Rome cover the 114 miles (184 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Baltour, BlaBlaCar or Bus Center. Normally, there are 7 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $13 (€10), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $11 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Siena and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.
FlixBus buses will get you from Siena to Rome from $11 (€9). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
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Siena is a beautiful medieval city in the Tuscany region in central Italy. Thousands of tourists flock to Siena annually to explore the museums and cathedrals, enjoy people-watching in the historic piazzas and sample the food and wines of the region. Buses from Siena to Rome run almost daily year-round. All routes are direct routes between the cities, and the journey lasts around 3h – it may be slightly shorter or longer based on your departure station. Travel times vary by the day of the week. Depending on your departure day, you may be able to purchase a bus ticket for a morning, afternoon or evening route.
The journey from Siena to Rome lasts about 3h on average when traveling by bus. More specifically, the trip can be a quick as 2h 45minor as long as 3h 25min. The trip is direct, requiring no transfers, making this a convenient way to travel.
Buses depart from Siena to Rome with a frequency of at least one route per day on most days of the week, and the number and timing of the routes varies by day. Thursday is the only day with no service on this route. There are three basic routes between the two cities. The morning route operates on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. This route starts around 4:20 a.m. and makes two stops in Siena before heading south to Rome. The afternoon route operates on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. This route starts around 2:25 p.m. and has four Siena stops before departing the city for Rome. The evening route operates on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays. This last route picks up passengers at the Siena Train Station bus stop and then immediately departs for Rome.
Departure bus station: Piazza Antonio Gramsci is closest to the city center and is one of the main bus stops in Siena. The station is located below the street, where you’ll find the ticket office and information counter, telephones, luggage storage, ATM and restrooms. There are some covered bench areas that provide limited shelter on the street level where the buses pick up and drop off passengers. There are also plenty of restaurants and shops in the Piazza. Passengers should arrive at the stop about 10min early to find the right bus. The bus stop is about 0.4 miles (600 m) from the Piazza del Campo in the city center, which translates to about an 8min walk. There are no buses or trains that travel between the Piazza del Campo and this bus stop. Via Florentina is the name of the street where this on-street stop is found. (The specific address for the bus stop is located at Via Florentina #135.) The stop is at the northern edge of the city. There are no facilities at this stop (it is simply a convenient spot on the sidewalk for passenger pickup and drop-off), but there is shopping and dining along the street nearby. Passengers need only arrive about 5min early to allow time to find the stop on the street. This bus stop is about 2.25 miles (3.6 km) from the Piazza del Campo. The quickest way to get here from the Piazza del Campo is via the 131R Busitalia bus, which can be picked up at the Firenze Autostazione just north of the Piazza; it is a 4min ride to the Fontebecci stop, just a short walk past the Via Florentina bus stop. The bus stop along the road named the Viale Pietro Toselli (V.Le Toselli) is an on-street stop across from the Penny Market at the eastern edge of the city. Although there are no facilities at the bus stop (except for a small bench and bus stop shelter), it is in an area surrounded by shopping and dining. The stop is located at a small parking lot with a taxi stand and a SiPedala bike sharing station, so if you’ve rented one of the e-bikes for touring the city, you can return it at the bus stop. Plan to arrive 5min to 10min early to find the correct place to wait for your bus. This bus stop is about 1.5 miles (2.3 km) east of the Piazza del Campo. From the Piazza, it is an 8min bus ride on the city’s S52 bus to the Aretina Due Ponti stop, which stops at the traffic circle at the east end of the Penny Market parking lot (the V.Le Toselli stop is at the west end of the lot). The Stazione FS bus stop is located just outside of the Sienna Train Station. The Siena Station is just outside of the city walls surrounding historic Siena, about 1.5 miles (2.3 km) north of the Piazza del Campo. Facilities at the station include restrooms, a ticket office, and a small shop and cafe. Visitors should note that Siena is a hilly city, so passengers carrying luggage may find it difficult to walk to the station. Passengers should plan to arrive 15min early to find the correct bus in the busy station. Two city buses travel from the Piazza del Campo in the city center to the Siena Station: The S17 bus departs from the Piazza del Sale, which is about 0.4 miles (700 m) north of the Piazza del Carmen, and the 0S3 travels from the Piazza de San Domenico near the Artemio Franchi Stadium, which is about 0.4 miles (600 m) northwest of the Piazza del Campo.
Arrival bus station: The Tiburtina bus station is located across the street from the Tiburtina railway station. Facilities at the station include the bus ticket offices, police station, restrooms, vendors, a few cafes and takeout restaurants, and limited parking. The Colosseum in the center of Rome is about 2.6 miles (4.2 km) from the station. The easiest way to get to the Colosseum and other sights around Rome’s city center is via the Metro, which departs from the station about every 6min. It is a 9min ride to the Colosseum station on the blue line (Line B).
FlixBus is the bus company that offers year-round bus tickets from Siena to Rome. Flixbus is based in Germany and provides long-distance bus services in throughout Europe and in the United States.
The frequency of the Flixbus service varies according to the day of the week: One daily route is scheduled on Tuesdays and Wednesdays; two routes are scheduled on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays; and three routes are scheduled on Sundays. There is no service for this route on Thursdays. Regardless of the route selected, all of the trips provide direct service from Siena to Rome, with a journey duration of about 3h. The bus type offered by FlixBus is a modern long-haul bus. The FlixBus ticket policy allows passengers to cancel or make any changes to their bus ticket up to 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Passengers will receive a voucher for the full ticket price (less a small cancelation fee, if the change is made less than 30 days from the scheduled departure date); this voucher is valid for 12 months.
FlixBus buses are equipped with Wi.Fi., power outlets, restrooms and comfortable seats with extra legroom. Each bus has an entertainment portal that provides movies, e-books, and games to be enjoyed on the passenger’s own device during the journey. Passengers may bring one carry-on bag with a maximum size of 12 x 7 x 16 in (30 x 18 x 41 cm) and 25lbs (11kg) and one checked bag with a maximum size of 20 x 12 x 31 in (51 x 30 x 79 cm) and 50lbs (23kg). Passengers may bring one additional checked bag for an additional fee. FlixBus allows passengers to bring bikes for an additional fee. If the bus is equipped with a bike carrier, then passengers simply book the bike when they book their seat ticket. If the bus carrier is full or there is no carrier on the bus, then the bike can be stored in the checked baggage compartment, but the bike must be folded (or dismantled) and stored in a travel bag. FlixBus does not allow e-bikes, tandem bikes, or tricycles. Although service animals for persons with disabilities are always allowed on the bus, FlixBus does not allow any other animals on board their buses. Passengers with limited mobility may store their wheelchair or other mobility devices in the baggage compartment. For passengers who plan to travel in their wheelchair, the wheelchair must be less than 30 x 48 in (76 x 121 cm) and scooters must be less than 30 x 30 x 48 inches (76 x 76 x 122 cm). Space for passengers traveling in a wheelchair is limited, so booking early is highly recommended.
When departing from Siena, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Siena, Stazione Ferroviaria, Siena, Stazione FS and Siena, Siena/Viale Pietro Toselli. When arriving in Rome, you can end your trip in bus stations like Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense.
Omio customers book a bus from Siena to Rome, Tiburtina Station most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Siena and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Rome, Tiburtina Station and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 4 km from the bus station to the city center in Rome.
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