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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Firenze S.M.N. Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to San Domenico 131 / ...

24€ - 79€

Cheapest option

Bus via Padova  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Stazione Padova 53E
  2. Take the bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to SIENA - Piazza Gramsci Baltour

16€ - 22€

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Train  •  4h 34m

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

25€ - 84€

Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Siena, Siena 541

17€ - 21€

Drive  •  3h 14m

  1. Drive from Venice to Siena 317.6 km

40€ - 60€

Fly, train  •  6h 59m

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

95€ - 287€

Venice → Siena
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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Siena is to bus which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Siena is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Siena, Siena. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Siena. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Siena via Firenze S.M.N.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Venice and Siena is 249 km. The road distance is 317.6 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Siena without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 49m and costs 23€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Venice to Siena, including transfers.

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

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Venice to Siena train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Siena is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs 24€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 5h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Siena.
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  • Distance: 248.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

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

You can take a train from Venice to Siena via Firenze S.M.N. in around 4h 34m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Venice, Venice to Siena, Siena 3 times a day. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 950€
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
320€ - 950€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 850€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 950€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 1200€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
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
Every 4 hours
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 to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 29€
Smart Low Cost
18€ - 26€
Smart Flex
35€ - 55€
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 Siena
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Siena
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Siena, Siena
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 to SIENA - Piazza Gramsci
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Baltour

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

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Venice to Siena bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Siena, Siena station.

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Venice to Siena train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Siena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Siena is 318 km. It takes approximately 3h 14m to drive from Venice to Siena.

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Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Florence Airport.

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Book your Venice to Siena train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Venice to Siena bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2181+ hotels available in Siena. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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