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Travel Information to Siena from Florence

distanceDistance31 miles (50 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 1 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 1 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesmoveliaconnect or Regionale

Travel 31 miles (50 km) by bus or train from Florence to Siena. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 27 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are moveliaconnect or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Florence to Siena.

How to Travel from Florence to Siena

Florence and Siena are located just 75 kilometers apart so traveling in Italy between the two cities by plane is not a viable option. Both bus and train routes are frequent and direct, each taking just under 1½ hours.

Trains from Florence to Siena | Buses from Florence to Siena | Return trips from Siena to Florence

Florence to Siena Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€7

1:20 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€9

1:27 h

1 Day Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Florence to Siena?

Cheapest way to travel from Florence to Siena


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Taking a rideshare is the cheapest way to travel from Florence to Siena. Ridesharing services that travel from Florence to Venice like BlaBlaCar usually arrive in Siena in under an hour and a half. As a ridesharing service, BlaBlaCar travels at different times every day; however, there are usually multiple trips from Florence to Siena every day. Traveling from Flroence to Siena with BlaBlaCar is not significantly cheaper than taking the train, but it does provide a good opportunity to interact with some local travelers.


Fastest way to travel from Florence to Siena


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Taking a rideshare with BlaBlaCar is the fastest way to travel from Florence to Siena. Usually ridehares are approximately 10 minutes faster than taking the train; however, trains depart far more frequently throughout the day. Both trains and BlaBlaCar rideshares take just under an hour and a half to arrive in Siena. Since both Florence and Siena's train stations are located in their respective city centers they may be more convienient than arriving at a variable location with a rideshare.


Most popular way to travel from Florence to Siena


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Florence to Siena. Trains traveling from Florence to Siena depart from Florence's Santa Maria Novella and take approximately 1½ hours to arrive at Siena's train station. Approximately 30 trains travel from Florence to Siena per day, with the first train departing Florence at 5:35 a.m. All trains are operated by Trenitalia.


How to get from Florence to Siena

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Florence to Siena, 95,43% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Florence to Siena and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

How do I get from Florence to Siena?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Florence and Siena. You can take a bus or train.

How do I get from Florence to Siena the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Florence and Siena is by taking a train with an average price of $11 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Siena:

A train is $55 (€46) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Florence to Siena costing on average $66 (€55).

What is the fastest way to travel from Florence to Siena?

The fastest way from Florence to Siena is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 27 min.

There are alternative travel options to Siena that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Siena by bus can take on average 2 h 13 min.

How far is Siena from Florence?

The Florence to Siena distance is around 31 miles (50 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Florence to Siena?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Siena is:

  • Around 12 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Siena from Florence as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Siena from Florence, where do I depart from Florence and where do I arrive in Siena?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Florence to Siena:

  • Buses most often depart from Florence at Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Siena at Siena, Stazione Ferroviaria.
  • Trains mostly depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Siena.

Which travel operators can get me to Siena from Florence?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Siena:

  • You can go to Siena from Florence by bus with moveliaconnect. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $66 (€55) with moveliaconnect from Florence to Siena on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Florence to Siena with Regionale. Cheap tickets can be found for $11 (€10) with Regionale from Florence to Siena.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Florence to Siena?

Omio customers who travel from Florence to Siena often also extend their vacation to go to Rome, Pisa or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Siena and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I buy tickets between Florence and Siena online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Florence to Siena, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $66 (€55) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $11 (€10) one way.

But we recommend booking Florence to Siena tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.