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There are 10 ways to get from Leiden to Palio di Siena by plane, bus, train, night train, car, car train or shuttle

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence, bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Florence (FLR) AMS - FLR
  2. Take the bus from Stazione Leopolda to San Domenico

€59 - €265

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa, train  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Pisa (PSA) AMS - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Empoli
  3. Take the train from Empoli to Siena

€65 - €205

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna, train, bus  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bologna (BLQ) AMS - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to San Domenico

€85 - €254

Train to Brussels, fly to Florence, bus  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Florence (FLR) BRU - FLR
  3. Take the bus from Stazione Leopolda to San Domenico

€112 - €304

Train, bus  •  18h 8m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N. Fr
  5. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to San Domenico 131

€268 - €468

Bus  •  26h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Venice Mestre N28
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Siena 541

€86 - €108

Train, night train, bus  •  24h 12m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the night train from Utrecht Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale Ecb
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...
  5. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to San Domenico 131

€132 - €311

Drive  •  13h 37m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Palio di Siena 1450.9 km

€180 - €270

Drive, car train  •  22h 20m

  1. Drive from Leiden to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Palio di Siena

Shuttle, train, bus  •  23h 21m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Den Haag to Auer
  2. Take the train from Ora Auer to Rovereto Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Rovereto to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
  4. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to San Domenico 131

€191 - €271

Leiden to Palio di Siena by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Leiden and Palio di Siena is around 28h 53m and covers a distance of around 1786 km. The fastest journey normally takes 27h 40m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Thalys, TGV inOui and others, the Leiden to Palio di Siena service departs from Leiden Centraal and arrives in Palio di Siena. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
28h 53m
Fastest journey time:
27h 40m
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€268
Carbon emissions:
99 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:08
Last service departs at:
13:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Leiden to Palio di Siena train, bus and walk schedules

Netherlands → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Netherlands

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Netherlands

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Palio di Siena is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Palio di Siena is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Palio di Siena is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Netherlands from Italy is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Palio di Siena is to fly and bus which costs €55 - €270 and takes 6h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Palio di Siena is to fly and bus which costs €55 - €270 and takes 6h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Palio di Siena. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Groenoord and arriving at Siena via Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Venice Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 1m.

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The distance between Leiden and Palio di Siena is 1107 km. The road distance is 1450.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Palio di Siena without a car is to train and bus which takes 18h 8m and costs €260 - €470.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Leiden to Palio di Siena, including transfers.

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Leiden to Palio di Siena bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Leiden to Palio di Siena bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Siena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leiden to Palio di Siena is 1451 km. It takes approximately 13h 37m to drive from Leiden to Palio di Siena.

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  • Distance: 1106.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Palio di Siena, Italy?

You can take a bus from Leiden to Palio di Siena via Schiphol, Airport, Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza, Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Venice Mestre, and Siena in around 26h 1m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €190
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €1500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €1600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €190
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Empoli
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Empoli to Siena
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Ora Auer to Rovereto
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€60 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
Train from Ora Auer to Rovereto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€22 - €30
Base Premium
€28 - €40
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€14 - €21
Smart Low Cost
€12 - €17
Smart Flex
€26 - €40
Train from Rovereto to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €28
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €160
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Night train from Utrecht Centraal to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €180
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€75 - €110
1st Class
€120 - €180
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Trentino trasporti esercizio S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0461 821000
Email
info@ttesercizio.it
Website
trentinotrasporti.it
Train from Ora-Staz. Fs to Rovereto-Fermata Trenitalia
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
Trentino trasporti esercizio S.p.A.
Bus operators
Tiemme Spa
Phone
+39.0565.260111
Email
segreteria@tiemmespa.it
Website
tiemmespa.it
Bus from Stazione Leopolda to San Domenico
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Tiemme Spa
Bus from Firenze Autostazione to San Domenico
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Tiemme Spa
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Siena
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Den Haag to Auer
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€155
Book at
Starliner

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