How to travel from Rome to Siena

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from Rome to Siena

You can get from Rome to Siena by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Rome to Siena on Nov 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:15PMRome2h50 09:05PMSiena
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10:45AMRome3h15 02:00PMSiena
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07:30PMRome3h05 10:35PMSiena
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03:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina3h00 06:00PMSiena, Stazione FS
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Travel Information from Rome to Siena

distanceDistance114 miles (184 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $39
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $19 (€18) • 3 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Regionale

Travel 114 miles (184 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Rome and Siena. A train is best for those looking to save money on this trip, with tickets costing about $19 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Regionale among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Rome to Siena.

Travel from Rome to Siena: Journey Details

If you want to witness the spectacular Palio horse race or just see the beautiful Renaissance heart of Siena, traveling in Italy from Rome is easy and won't take over 4 hours in most cases. Anyone traveling from Rome to Siena has a choice of buses and trains, but both forms of transport vary slightly - so find a bus or train with a schedule that meets your needs. There are also car pooling services such as Bla Bla Car, which may be the fastest way to reach Siena.

Return trips from Siena to Rome are also available.

How to get from Rome to Siena

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Rome to Siena, 100,00% 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 Rome 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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Buses from Rome to Siena

Buses from Rome to Siena are a great option for traveling between these two cities, with a wide range of bus departures every day. Services are provided by a number of companies, including Baltour, Flixbus, Megabus and Simet, and the journey will take between 2 hours 30 minutes and 3 hours 30 minutes. The earliest bus of the day leaves Tiburtina Bus Station at 5:45 a.m., and there are then regular departures until a 1:40 a.m. service, which gets you into Siena at 5:10 a.m. - leaving the whole day free to see the city.

Trains from Rome to Siena

Trains from Rome to Siena offered by Trenitalia are a comfortable way to get travel between these two cities. Traveling by rail can take just over 3 hours, but some journeys last for almost 5 hours - so make sure you board the best service for your schedule. All train routes from Rome to Siena require a change, usually in Grosseto or Chiusi - which adds to the journey time and makes traveling by rail comparable with bus travel. All trains depart from Termini station, which is easily accessible by both of Rome's Metro lines.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome to Siena

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Rome to Siena.

You can travel between Rome and Siena 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Siena from Rome is by taking a train, which costs on average $19 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Siena:

A train is generally $20 (€19) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $39 (€37) from Rome to Siena.

The quickest way to travel to Siena from Rome is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 39 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Siena by train can take on average 3 h 8 min.

You should expect to travel around 114 miles (184 km) between Rome and Siena.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Siena is:

  • 10 buses per day.
  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Rome and Siena as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Rome to Siena:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Rome, Termini and arrive in Siena, Stazione FS.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Rome to Siena depart from Roma Termini to Siena.

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

  • You can go to Siena from Rome by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $39 (€37) with Flixbus from Rome to Siena on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Rome to Siena with Regionale. Cheap tickets can be found for $19 (€18) with Regionale from Rome to Siena.

Yes, there are direct services available from Rome to Siena with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 10 direct buses per day with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, BlaBlaCar or Itabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Siena as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Rome and Siena.

Omio customers who travel from Rome to Siena often also extend their vacation to go to Florence, 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.

When planning your trip from Rome to Siena, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $39 (€37) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $19 (€18) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Siena online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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