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There are 5 ways to get from Venice to Siena by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Firenze Santa Maria Novella 35603 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Firenze Autostazione to San Domenico 131 / ...

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Siena Central Train Station Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni - Venice Tronchetto Train Station

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Train  •  4h 31m

  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

Drive  •  3h 14m

  1. Drive from Venice to Siena 317.6 km

Fly, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Florence (FLR) VCE - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Siena
Venice → Siena
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  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Siena is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Siena is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Siena is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Siena is to bus which costs €5 - €16 and takes 5h.

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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 Tronchetto Train Station station and arriving at Siena Central Train Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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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 31m.

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It is 249 km from Venice to Siena. It is approximately 317.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Venice to Siena without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 4m and costs €24 - €65.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Venice to Siena, including transfers.

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Venice to Siena bus services, operated by Itabus, depart from Venice Tronchetto Train 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 31m and costs €24 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €5 - €16 and takes 5h.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Siena.
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  • Distance: 248.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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 31m. Alternatively, Itabus operates a bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Siena Central Train Station once daily. Tickets cost €5 - €16 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €4200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €1100
Flights from Venice to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €1100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€250 - €1200
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €1100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Train operators
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
Twice 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 to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
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 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €70
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
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Siena Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €16
Website
Itabus

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Venice to Siena bus services, operated by Itabus, arrive at Siena Central Train 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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Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Iberia and four other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Florence Airport.

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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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