How to travel from Zurich to Siena

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Travel Information between Zurich and Siena

distanceDistance309 miles (499 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $146
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 9 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $69 (€61) • 10 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTrenitalia

Travel 309 miles (499 km) by bus, flight or train from Zurich to Siena. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Siena.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich 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 Zurich to Siena.

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Siena, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Siena if traveling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Siena, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Siena from Zurich.

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Italy?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Italy?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 2/21/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zurich from Siena.

There are 3 ways to get from Zurich to Siena: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Siena from Zurich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Siena:

Taking a bus is usually $140 (€124) less than taking a flight to Siena, which costs on average $146 (€129) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $63 (€56) less than taking a train to Siena, which costs on average $69 (€61) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Siena from Zurich is by train with an average travel time of 10 h 2 min.

Other travel options to Siena can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Siena by bus can take on average 9 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The Zurich to Siena distance is around 309 miles (499 km).

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Siena is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Zurich to Siena most often leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Siena, Stazione FS.
  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Siena at Siena.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Siena, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Trenitalia to go to Siena by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Trenitalia Zurich to Siena tickets on Omio for $69 (€61).
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Siena don't make Siena their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Siena are Florence, Rome or Pisa, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Siena to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $6 (€5) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $146 (€129) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $69 (€61) one way.

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

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