How to get from Siena to Florence by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Siena to Florence is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||31 miles (50 km)|
|Available travel modes||Train|
|Popular travel companies||Regionale|
Take a train to travel 31 miles (50 km) from Siena to Florence. Regionale is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct train from Siena to Florence.
The most effective way for travelers in Italy to make the journey from Siena to Florence is by train or ride share. Given that the distance between the two cities is only around 75 kilometers makes taking a plane neither time nor cost-effective. Both traveling by train and ride share take around the same amount of time to arrive in Florence.
Return trips from Florence to Siena are also available.
Regional trains from Siena to Florence offered by Trenitalia take approximately 1.5 hours. There are two direct departures an hour from around 5:45 a.m. until just before 9:30 p.m. There are also additional trains each hour which connect at Empoli and take slightly longer. Siena's train station is on Piazza del Sale a short bus ride from the city center. Florence' Santa Maria Novella Station is in the Old Town and linked to ATAF local buses and the city's one tram line. Taxis are available at both stations.
You can travel by bus for as low as $7 (€6). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Travel Siena to Florence by train.
Going by bus is the quickest way from Siena to Florence with an average travel time of 1 h.
The distance from Siena to Florence is approximately 31 miles (50 km).
The average frequency per day from Siena to Florence is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Siena and Florence as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Siena to Florence:
The following travel company offer services from Siena to Florence:
Yes, there is a direct service from Siena to Florence:
Direct services to Florence tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
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