There are 6 ways to get from Siena to Rome by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Siena, Siena to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 1518 / ...

10€ - 16€

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Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Siena to Firenze S.M.N. Re
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini Fr / ...

18€ - 88€

Train via Chiusi  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Siena to Chiusi-Chianciano T. Re
  2. Take the train from Chiusi-Chianciano T. to Roma Termini Re / ...

14€ - 68€

Rideshare  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Siena to Rome 235.4 km

13€

Drive  •  2h 22m

  1. Drive from Siena to Rome 231.2 km

30€ - 50€

Bus, fly  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Siena-Via Tozzi to Areoporto Di Peretola
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO

68€ - 263€

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The cheapest way to get from Siena to Rome is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Siena to Rome is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Siena, Siena and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Siena to Rome. However, there are services departing from Siena and arriving at Roma Termini via Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Siena and Rome is 184 km. The road distance is 231.2 km.

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The best way to get from Siena to Rome without a car is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs 10€ - 16€.

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The bus from Siena, Siena to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station takes 2h 45m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Siena to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Siena, Siena station.

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

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The best way to get from Siena to Rome is to bus which takes 2h 45m and costs 10€ - 16€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 90€ and takes 3h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Siena to Rome.
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  • Distance: 184.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Siena to Rome hourly. Tickets cost 13€ - 16€ and the journey takes 2h 45m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Siena to Rome via Firenze S.M.N. in around 3h 17m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
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 S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Siena to Chiusi-Chianciano T.
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 13€
Train from Chiusi-Chianciano T. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Chiusi-Chianciano T. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Italo Treno
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
11€ - 14€
Base 2nd Class
27€ - 32€
Base 1st Class
40€ - 44€
Train from Chiusi-Chianciano T. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
8€ - 11€
Base 2nd Class
18€ - 22€
Base 1st Class
28€ - 32€
Bus operators
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 Siena, Siena to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from SIENA - Viale Toselli to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Baltour
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Siena to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Florence Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Siena to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Siena to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Siena to Rome is 231 km. It takes approximately 2h 22m to drive from Siena to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Florence Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Siena to Rome train tickets online with Omio, Rome2rio and two other operators.

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Book your Siena to Rome bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Siena and Rome. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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