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Travel with Frecciarossa from Siena to Bologna

For as little as $19 (€16) you can travel by train between Siena and Bologna with Frecciarossa. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Frecciarossa

Looking for a smooth and easy way to travel from Siena to Bologna? Book your Trenitalia Frecciarossa train between Siena and Bologna with Omio today! Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company that offers a wide variety of connections throughout the country, including the Siena to Bologna trip. Omio shows you current Frecciarossa schedules and tickets to cover the 81 miles (130 km) distance. You can choose from fares like Super Economy, Economy, and Base for the best deals on this route. Trenitalia discount cards can also be applied when purchasing your Frecciarossa ticket on Omio.

All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers. Frecciarossa covers long distances and connects major cities in Italy in just a few hours thanks to its high speed. These trains are renowned for their comfort, speed and reduced environmental impact and can reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Frecciarossa offers all travelers ultimate comfort, flexibility and convenience, and you can book Frecciarossa tickets with us in a few steps!

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
How much does a cheap train from Siena to Bologna cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Siena and Bologna for the next 7 days starting from $19 (€16)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket to Bologna from Siena?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Siena to Bologna train price to come in at an average of $19 (€16)  one way.
How far is Siena to Bologna by train?
The train distance from Siena to Bologna is around 81 miles (130 km).
What is the Siena to Bologna train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 81 miles (130 km) from Siena to Bologna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Siena to Bologna train journey time is on average 3 h 22 min.
Which train station from Siena to Bologna do I depart from? Which Bologna train station from Siena do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Siena, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Siena, Siena, Viale Pietro Toselli (Stazione di rifornimento " IP" ) and Siena, Viale Federigo Tozzi (Piazza Antonio Gramsci). When you arrive in Bologna, your train can arrive in train stations including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Siena   to Bologna Centrale.

Where is the departure train station in Siena located? Where is the arrival train station in Bologna located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Siena, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Siena.

The most popular arrival train station, Bologna Centrale, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Bologna.

Which train providers should I travel with from Siena to Bologna?
When taking a train from Siena to Bologna, you can count on Regionale, Frecciarossa, Intercity or Frecciargento for the best way to get you to Bologna. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Siena to Bologna and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
When can I take the first train from Siena to Bologna? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Siena to Bologna at 5: 25 AM. The last train from Siena to Bologna that you can take departs at 5: 18 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Siena to Bologna schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I purchase the Siena to Bologna train for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy a train ticket from Siena to Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $19 (€16) 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.