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Overview: Train from Venice to Siena

distanceDistance154 miles (248 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$32 (€26)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa, Frecciargento or Intercity

Trains from Venice to Siena cover the 154 miles (248 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 4 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Intercity. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $23 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $32 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Siena.

Train companies: Frecciarossa from Venice to Siena trains

You can travel by train from Venice to Siena with Frecciarossa for as low as $23 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.


Step on board a Frecciarossa train and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 154 miles (248 km) to Siena from Venice quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.

We show you the latest Frecciarossa train schedule for the Venice to Siena route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this journey, such as departure and arrival train stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap train to Siena from Venice with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!

    Trains from Venice to Siena

    If you're looking to travel by train from Venice to Siena, you'll have a good selection of departure times to choose from. There are about 10 trains leaving daily on this route. On average, train travel between these two cities takes about 4-5h. However, travel time could be less or more depending upon what type of train you will be on (high-speed or not) and how many stops or transfers you must make. Book your train trip from Venice to Siena for a weekend getaway, business trip or family vacation. In Siena, you can enjoy seeing landmarks like Piazza del Campo (a medieval square in the city with quaint shops), Palazzo Pubblico (the seat of the government) and Museo Civico, Climb the Torre del Mangia while you're there for breathtaking views of the city. You'll also get a good workout when climbing this 290-foot tower.

    Venice to Siena Train Time: Daily Departures

    There are about 10 trains leaving daily going from Venice to Siena. On most days, the first one departs mid-morning and the last train leaves just before midnight. Most of the trains, however, leave in the late afternoon (around 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ). The schedule varies slightly on the weekend with fewer departures.


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

    Venice is about 200 miles (322 km) from Siena. There are no direct train routes between the two cities. However, there are seven train routes that require only one transfer. Choose one of these trains and you'll be traveling for 3h and 58min to 8h and 20min. When traveling from Venice to Siena by train, you'll have at least one train transfer in Bologna and/or Florence. The other train routes require two train transfers in both Bologna and Florence. Although there are two transfers, some of these train trips are shorter than the routes that have only one transfer.

    What departure and arrival stations are on the travel itinerary from Venice to Siena?

    Departure train station: When you take a train from Venice to Siena, you will leave from Venice Mestre Railroad Station or Venice Santa Lucia. Venice Mestre Railroad Station is located in the suburban town of Mestre. It is still just six miles (9.7 km) from Venice's city center and offers easy access to public transportation including the local rail and bus. At this busy train station, you'll enjoy several conveniences such as a newspaper stand, restrooms and on-site dining. Some train trips also leave from Venice Santa Lucia which is on the Grand Canal and less than a mile (1.6 km) from the city center. While waiting for your train to leave, you'll be able to shop at the sundry, grab a bite from the restaurant or freshen up in the public restroom at Venice Santa Lucia.

    Arrival train stations: Once you arrive in Siena, you'll be let off at the Siena Train Station. This station is within walking distance of the city center. In fact, it is less than 2 miles (3.2 km) away, however, the trip is uphill so if you're carrying luggage, walking might not be ideal. In this two-level building, you'll have access to a pharmacy, small gift shop and public restrooms.

    Which train companies travel from Venice to Siena?

    When booking your train trip from Venice to Siena with Omio, you will travel with Trenitalia. Trenitalia operates most of the trains running in Italy. Along with the cities of Venice and Siena, Trenitalia provides train travel from and to the cities of Rome, Chiusi, Bologna, Milan, Naples, and Florence. It has been operating since 2000, it is government-owned and managed, and has its headquarters in Rome. It is known for its Frecciarossa trains which travel at extremely high speeds of up to 186 mph (299 km/h). Purchase your train tickets from Omio. You'll have your choice of base, economy or super economy (for travelers on a tight budget).

    Trenitalia trains from Venice to Siena

    Trenitalia goes from Venice to Siena ten times throughout the day. If you're looking to make this trip, these trains run mostly in the late afternoon (from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ) and early evening (from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ). However, there is one in the morning and one late at night. If you are looking for a cheap train from Venice to Siena, the late-night train is usually one of the most economical. You'll have the choice of booking a trip with either one or two train transfers. There are, however, fewer train choices on Sundays and even fewer on Saturdays. Prices are also slightly more when you're traveling on Saturday or Sunday.

    Train Venice to Siena: Services on Board

    Once you're on board the Trenitalia train from Venice to Siena, you can enjoy a variety of amenities. If you purchase a 2nd class ticket, you'll have armchair seating, room for your luggage and can dine in the bistro. Some trains, like those that travel in the morning, offer premium seating. With this upgrade, you'll be offered leather, armchair seating, complimentary drinks, and a newspaper. In this seating class, you will also have access to free Wi-Fi so that you can communicate with your office or family at home. Along with luggage, you can bring a bike on board. Your small pet is also welcome on all Treitalia trains. However, your cat or dog must be kept in a carrying case.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Venice to Siena?

    When shopping for a cheaper fare for your train trip from Venice to Siena, there are few things that you can do to find the best deal. Using Omio, you can search for the best rates. First, be sure to book your trip in advance. Typically you'll pay more for a train ticket when you book your trip closer to the travel date. If you're flexible, play around with the dates and times that you will travel. If you choose a route that has you traveling in the wee hours of the morning, the fare is usually much cheaper. Also, if you have the time, select a trip with a couple of transfers as they tend to cost less than direct ones.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Venice to Siena

    Travel by train to Siena 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 Venice to Siena.

    How much does a cheap train to Siena from Venice cost?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Venice and Siena for as low as $23 (€19)  for the next 7 days.

    What is the price of a train ticket to Siena from Venice?

    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Venice to Siena train price to come in at an average of $32 (€26)  one way.

    What is the distance to Siena from Venice by train?

    The Venice to Siena train distance is approximately 154 miles (248 km).

    How long is the train from Venice to Siena?

    The Venice to Siena train duration is on average 5 h 4 min, which is to be expected when traveling 154 miles (248 km) between Venice and Siena. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When traveling by train from Venice to Siena, which train station in Venice do I depart from and which train station in Siena do I arrive in?

    When taking a train from Venice, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice. When you arrive in Siena, your train can arrive in train stations including Siena, Siena, Viale Pietro Toselli (Stazione di rifornimento " IP" ) and Siena, Viale Federigo Tozzi (Piazza Antonio Gramsci).

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Venezia Mestre   to Siena.

    Where is the train station in Venice? Where is the train station in Siena?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Venezia Mestre and travel around 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Siena and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Siena.

    What train companies offer a service between Venice and Siena?

    When taking a train from Venice to Siena, you can count on Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Intercity for the best way to get you to Siena. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Siena from Venice and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    What time is the earliest train from Venice to Siena? What time is the last train from Venice to Siena?

    The earliest train departing from Venice to Siena leaves at 5: 26 AM. The last train departing from Venice to Siena leaves at 10: 05 PM. You can find the latest Venice to Siena train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Venice to Siena to get the best deals?

    If you book the Venice to Siena train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $32 (€26). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Venice to Siena. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Venezia Mestre is the most popular Venice 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 Venice for your trip to Siena.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
    Public transit options for Venezia Mestre
    Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
    Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +39 0415298711
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
    Public transit options for Venezia Santa Lucia
    Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N
    Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE