Siena to Bologna train

Cheap train tickets from Siena to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

17

Average

28

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.

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12:18PMSiena3h34 03:52PMBologna Centrale
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171One-way
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06:18PMSiena4h10 10:28PMBologna Centrale
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171One-way
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08:18PMSiena3h32 11:50PMBologna Centrale
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171One-way
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03:18PMSiena3h34 06:52PMBologna Centrale
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171One-way
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01:18PMSiena4h34 05:52PMBologna Centrale
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171One-way

Train schedule from Siena to Bologna

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, September 25
06:36AMSiena2h22 08:58AMBologna Centrale
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06:36AMSiena3h06 09:42AMBologna Centrale
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07:15AMSiena4h23 11:38AMBologna Centrale
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07:15AMSiena2h43 09:58AMBologna Centrale
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08:18AMSiena2h40 10:58AMBologna Centrale
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08:48AMSiena2h25 11:13AMBologna Centrale
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08:48AMSiena3h04 11:52AMBologna Centrale
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10:02AMSiena4h40 02:42PMBologna Centrale
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12:18PMSiena3h34 03:52PMBologna Centrale
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01:18PMSiena4h34 05:52PMBologna Centrale
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03:18PMSiena3h34 06:52PMBologna Centrale
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06:18PMSiena2h55 09:13PMBologna Centrale
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06:18PMSiena4h10 10:28PMBologna Centrale
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06:18PMSiena3h12 09:30PMBologna Centrale
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07:41PMSiena2h54 10:35PMBologna Centrale
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08:18PMSiena3h32 11:50PMBologna Centrale
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Fastest train times from Siena to Bologna

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 22 m

Average

3 h 21 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

131 km

It's difficult to get from Siena to Bologna without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:36AMSiena2h22 08:58AMBologna Centrale
1 transfer
361One-way
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08:48AMSiena2h25 11:13AMBologna Centrale
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361One-way
08:18AMSiena2h40 10:58AMBologna Centrale
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361One-way
07:15AMSiena2h43 09:58AMBologna Centrale
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361One-way
07:41PMSiena2h54 10:35PMBologna Centrale
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451One-way

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Overview: Train from Siena to Bologna

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$17 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersIntercity, Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento or Regionale

Trains from Siena to Bologna cover the 81 miles (130 km) long route taking on average 3 h 34 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento or Regionale. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $17 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $17 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Siena and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train providers: Frecciarossa and Intercity from Siena to Bologna trains

Buy your official Frecciarossa and Intercity train tickets to Bologna from Siena from $17 (€17) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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One of the best ways to travel from Siena to Bologna is by taking a train with Intercity. Omio helps you find the ideal Intercity train from Siena to Bologna by showing you Intercity current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Siena to Bologna route. You can expect to travel 81 miles (130 km) from Siena to Bologna on a train with Intercity. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Siena to Bologna, you can check straight away if the Intercity ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Intercity train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Siena and Bologna!

    There’s no need to fly between Italian hotspots when you can simply take a Frecciarossa train to reach your destination in just a few hours. Frecciarossa is the premier high-speed train service from Trenitalia, Italy’s national railroad company, with around 200 connections made across Italy per day. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), making them one of the fastest in the world. You can expect to travel 81 miles (130 km) to Bologna from Siena on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

    You can find the best deals on cheap Frecciarossa train tickets right here. As an official travel partner of Trenitalia, Omio shows you all travel information for the Siena to Bologna route, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times, and cheap fares. Once you’re ready, buy your Siena to Bologna train ticket on Omio and enjoy traveling in full comfort on a Frecciarossa train!

      Trains from Siena to Bologna

      Take the train from Siena to Bologna and marvel at the medieval, renaissance, and baroque treasures in one of Europe's oldest and largest city centers! Your journey by train will begin at Siena Station and make the 105-mile (169 km) journey north, arriving in Bologna between 2h and 5h later, depending on the route your train takes and on connections it makes along the way. Dozens of trains to Siena depart Bologna Centrale every day, with most connecting through Florence, although some itineraries include secondary stops in the Prato Centrale, Faenza, or Empoli stations.

      Siena to Bologna Train Time: Daily Departures

      Trains depart from Siena beginning as early as about 5 a.m., although the first trains leave a little later on Sundays and Mondays. Trains leave hourly, sometimes up to three times per hour, with the last train departing for Bologna at about 7 p.m. (a little earlier on Sundays and Mondays). There are more than two dozen departures for Bologna leaving Siena daily, so finding the right one is easy!

      How long is the journey by train from Siena to Bologna?

      Your total travel time by train from Siena to Bologna Centrale will vary, with the route your train takes and its stops along the way making all the difference. For example, you could leave around 6:30 a.m. on a train that has one connection at Florence Santa Maria Novella station and arrive at Bologna Centrale around 2h 30min later. Alternatively, if you leave Siena just after 9 a.m., your train might still connect at Florence Santa Maria Novella and then make a secondary stop at Faenza, meaning that your travel duration could now stretch to about 5h. It's all a matter of connections along the way.

      What is the departure and arrival stations for trains from Siena to Bologna?

      Departure train station: Siena's train station is located in the Piazza Carlo Rosselli, a short walk from the historic city center known as the Piazza Del Campo. As this walk is uphill, travelers with luggage may want to consider hailing a taxi. The Siena station is relatively small, but quite adequate, with a ticket office and a pharmacy to serve passengers, along with a cafe, public restrooms, and a small newsstand.

      Arrival train station: Bologna Centrale Station is certainly one of Italy's busiest, with around 800 trains passing through the station daily! Located on the northern edge of the city center, in the Piazza Medaglie d'Oro, you can easily reach any part of the city by taxi or bus, and if your travels include the local airport, you can even hop on the Marconi Express monorail! Several car rental stations, currency exchange, and an automated ticket kiosk are available at the station, in addition to various shopping and dining options. Bologna San Ruffillo is a smaller train station with very few amenities which is located on the Piazzale Luciano Anceschi southeast of Bologna Centrale. This station can easily be reached by hailing a taxi and should be considered only a transit point to the main Bologna Centrale station, about 3 miles (5 km) away. Approximately six trains per day make the 14min journey from San Ruffillo to Centrale.

      Which train companies travel from Siena to Bologna?

      The Siena to Bologna route is operated exclusively by Trenitalia, the inter-city subsidiary of the Ferrovie dello Stato (Italian State Railways Company). Trenitalia operates on this route both singly and in conjunction with FrecciaRossa and FrecciaArgento. Trenitalia trains depart Siena for Bologna daily, beginning as early as 5 a.m., and travel north, usually connecting at Florence Santa Maria Novella, sometimes with secondary stops at Prato Centrale, Faenza, or Empoli. The final Trenitalia train to Bologna departs Siena around 7 p.m., although departure times are reduced on Sundays and Mondays.

      Trenitalia trains from Siena to Bologna

      Trenitalia trains from Siena to Bologna offer standard second-class seating, which includes "plenty" of storage space, bistro dining options, and cloth armchairs. There is no luggage restriction on Trenitalia trains, either in weight or size, so long as baggage does not block the walkways. On national routes, Trenitalia permits bicycles to be brought on board for free, requiring only that they be folded neatly or stowed in a travel bag and kept in the luggage area. Likewise, small pets may be brought aboard Trenitalia trains as long as they remain within their travel containers. Special assistance for the disabled is provided at the station by the Rete Ferroviaria Italiana. This service generally includes assistance with the boarding and deboarding of trains at the stations. Trenitalia offers non-refundable Economy and semi-refundable Base fares on its Siena to Bologna route, with tickets only valid for the train they were originally purchased for.

      Train Siena to Bologna: Services on Board

      Trenitalia offers its passengers second-class services which include ample storage room, cloth armchairs, and bistro dining options for the journey from Siena to Bologna. When in conjunction with FrecciaArgento, passengers will also enjoy the option of Super Economy, Economy, and Base fares. Whereas Super Economy fares may not be changed in any way , Economy fares permit one change prior to departure. Base fares are more flexible in their change policies . Trenitalia also offers FrecciaRossa service on the Siena to Bologna route, which includes its Standard service but also offers Premium Service, which comes with leather seating and newspapers on morning routes. Free WiFi is offered to all classes on these trains.

      How to find cheap train tickets from Siena to Bologna?

      Anyone can find cheap tickets by following these easy suggestions. First, be on the lookout for slower trains or those with more connections. Often, these are cheaper than faster trains. Second, be sure to book your train early before it fills up. By planning ahead, you can avoid higher fares during peak travel times. Lastly, be flexible in your departure time. Considering different hours of the day or even days of the week can often save you a lot of money on ticket fares!

       

      Travel Tips: Trains from Siena to Bologna

      Travel by train to Bologna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Siena to Bologna.
      FAQs
      Train tickets between Siena and Bologna for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $17 (€17)  one way in the next 7 days.
      The train price between Siena and Bologna is on average $17 (€17)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
      The distance between Siena and Bologna by train is approximately 81 miles (130 km).
      While the time it takes to travel 81 miles (130 km) to Bologna from Siena can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Siena to Bologna train journey time is on average 3 h 34 min.

      When taking the train between Siena and Bologna, you can choose to depart from train stations like Siena, Siena, Viale Pietro Toselli (Stazione di rifornimento " IP" ) and Siena, Viale Federigo Tozzi (Piazza Antonio Gramsci). Your journey can end in train stations such as Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini.

      Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Siena   and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

      Passengers board their train most frequently from Siena and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

      Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bologna Centrale and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Bologna.

      If you're looking for trains from Siena to Bologna, you can rely on Intercity, Frecciarossa, Regionale Veloce, Intercity Notte, Frecciargento or Regionale to get you to Bologna. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Siena to Bologna journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      On average, there are 6 trains a day from Siena to Bologna. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      You can take the earliest train from Siena to Bologna at 4: 36 AM   or take the last train from Siena to Bologna leaving at 6: 18 PM. Look for the latest Siena to Bologna train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
      If you purchase a train ticket from Siena to Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $17 (€17) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Siena to Bologna are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

      Siena
      Bologna
      Siena is the most popular Siena railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Siena for your trip to Bologna.

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