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There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Pienza by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Firenze S.M.N. Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Buonconvento Re

30€ - 92€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA Baltour

18€ - 26€

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
  3. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to Buonconvento B23

38€ - 98€

Night train  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the night train from Venezia S. Lucia to Chiusi-Chianciano T. Ini

44€ - 61€

Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Venice to Pienza 369.5 km

45€ - 70€

Fly, train  •  9h 48m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Florence (FLR) VCE - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Buonconvento

60€ - 232€

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Pienza is to bus which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Pienza is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venice to Pienza. However, there are services departing from Venezia and arriving at Pienza N.Insediamento via Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12, Autostazione [5] and Buonconvento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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The distance between Venice and Pienza is 268 km. The road distance is 369.5 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Pienza without a car is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs 29€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Venice to Pienza, including transfers.

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Venice to Pienza bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Pienza is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs 29€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 10h.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Venice to Pienza bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Pienza.
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  • Distance: 267.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Pienza, Italy?

You can take a train from Venice to Pienza via Firenze S.M.N., Buonconvento, and Buonconvento in around 6h 42m. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA 3 times a day. Tickets cost 12€ - 17€ and the journey takes 4h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Train operators
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 70€
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 Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
38 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

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 Firenze S.M.N. to Buonconvento
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
8€ - 18€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 18€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Buonconvento
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Venezia S. Lucia to Chiusi-Chianciano T.
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to SIENA - Pza Stazione FS-Fta SENA
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Baltour

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Pienza is 369 km. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Venice to Pienza.

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Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Pienza. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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