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There are 3 ways to get from Siena to Genoa by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 25m

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

13€ - 18€

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Train  •  4h 57m

  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 Ic / ...

19€ - 73€

Drive  •  3h 9m

  1. Drive from Siena to Genoa 293 km

35€ - 55€

Siena to Genoa by train

The train journey time between Siena and Genoa is around 4h 51m and covers a distance of around 268 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 2m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity and Trenitalia Frecce, the Siena to Genoa train service departs from Siena and arrives in Genova Brignole. Typically 74 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Siena to Genoa train schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Siena to Genoa is to bus, which costs 13€ - 18€ and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Siena to Genoa is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA and arriving at Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Siena to Genoa. However, there are services departing from Siena and arriving at Genova Brignole via Empoli and Pisa Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Siena and Genoa is 226 km. The road distance is 293 km.

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The best way to get from Siena to Genoa without a car is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs 13€ - 18€.

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The bus from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps takes 4h 25m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Siena to Genoa is to bus which takes 4h 25m and costs 13€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 18€ - 75€ and takes 4h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Siena to Genoa.
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  • Distance: 226.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Siena, Italy and Genoa, Italy?

Baltour operates a bus from SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps 4 times a day. Tickets cost 13€ - 18€ and the journey takes 4h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Siena to Genoa via Empoli and Pisa Centrale in around 4h 57m.

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
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€
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 Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
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 Pisa Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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

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Siena to Genoa bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps station.

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Siena to Genoa train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Genova Brignole station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Siena to Genoa is 293 km. It takes approximately 3h 9m to drive from Siena to Genoa.

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