There are 7 ways to get from Siena to Barcelona by train, plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Train to Florence, fly  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Siena to Firenze Rifredi
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Barcelona (BCN) FLR - BCN

58€ - 256€

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Train, train to Bologna, fly  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Siena to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Barcelona (BCN) BLQ - BCN

48€ - 634€

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Train, train to Pisa, fly  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Siena to Empoli
  2. Take the train from Empoli to Pisa Centrale
  3. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Barcelona (BCN) PSA - BCN

69€ - 360€

Train  •  16h 46m

  1. Take the train from Siena to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. Fr
  3. Take the train from Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Grenoble Tgv
  4. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Ter
  5. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...

144€ - 291€

Bus  •  18h 25m

  1. Take the bus from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova to Barcelona Nord Barcelona - Bologna

Train, car ferry  •  25h 38m

  1. Take the train from Siena to Empoli Re
  2. Take the train from Empoli to Pisa Centrale Re
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole Fb / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Barcelona

86€ - 170€

Drive  •  11h 22m

  1. Drive from Siena to Barcelona 1160.2 km

150€ - 230€

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The cheapest way to get from Siena to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 6h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Siena to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Siena to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA and arriving at Barcelona Nord via Genova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Siena to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Siena and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Firenze S.M.N., Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S., Grenoble and Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 46m.

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The distance between Siena and Barcelona is 782 km. The road distance is 1160.2 km.

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The best way to get from Siena to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 16h 46m and costs 140€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 6h 28m to get from Siena to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Siena to Barcelona bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA station.

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Siena to Barcelona train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Siena station.

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The best way to get from Siena to Barcelona is to train which takes 16h 46m and costs 140€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Siena to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 782.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 28m

What companies run services between Siena, Italy and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Siena to Barcelona via Firenze S.M.N., Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S., Grenoble, and Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud in around 16h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Siena to Barcelona via Genova in around 18h 25m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Flights from Pisa to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 750€
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 750€
Flights from Pisa to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Flights from Pisa to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 430€
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
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 Siena to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Siena to Empoli
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
8€ - 10€
Train from Empoli to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 8€
Train from Siena to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S.
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 55€
Base Standard
65€ - 90€
Base Premium
80€ - 120€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Train from Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 Oulx-Cesana-Clav.-S. to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Baltour
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Siena, Siena to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Genova to Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Siena to Barcelona bus services, operated by Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord, arrive at Barcelona Nord station.

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Siena to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Siena to Barcelona is 1160 km. It takes approximately 11h 22m to drive from Siena to Barcelona.

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Air Dolomiti, Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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