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There are 5 ways to get from Siena to Cinque Terre by train, bus or car

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Train via Pisa Centrale  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Siena to Empoli Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Empoli to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Reg / ...

$16 - $36

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Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Siena to La Spezia 500 / ...

$15 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Siena to Empoli Firenze - Empoli - Siena / ...
  2. Take the train from Empoli to La Spezia C. Firenze - Pisa - Livorno / ...

$17 - $34

Bus SAIS Autolinee  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Siena Station to La Spezia - Sarzana

$41 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Siena to Cinque Terre 151 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Siena to Cinque Terre is to bus which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Siena to Cinque Terre is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Siena to Cinque Terre. However, there are services departing from Siena and arriving at Corniglia via Empoli, Pisa Centrale and La Spezia Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Siena and Cinque Terre is 158 km. The road distance is 241.6 km.

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The best way to get from Siena to Cinque Terre without a car is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 13€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Siena to Cinque Terre, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Siena to Cinque Terre is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 13€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Siena to Cinque Terre train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Siena to Cinque Terre is 242 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Siena to Cinque Terre.

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  • Distance: 98.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Siena, Italy and Cinque Terre, Italy?

You can take a train from Siena to Cinque Terre via Empoli, Pisa Centrale, and La Spezia Centrale in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Siena to Cinque Terre twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

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 Empoli
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Train from Empoli to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Empoli to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Siena to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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