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The compact city of Siena with its striking central piazza (called Il Campo) is arguably the loveliest small city in all of Italy. In the heart of the Tuscan hills, Siena is easily reached by train and it makes a perfect base for exploring the Tuscan countryside. The nearest large city is Florence, which is about 90 minutes away on frequent direct trains.

Perched on a slight ridge, Siena boasts a dazzling mix of palaces, churches and squares. The city is so picture-perfect that you might wonder if you have stumbled onto a film set. Take time to explore the back lanes, join the evening passeggiata around the Campo and discover how Siena captures the Tuscan spirit.

The station is two kilometres north-west of the town centre. Buses run from the station into town. No high-speed trains serve Siena – a mark of a city that still prides itself on maintaining a slow lifestyle. But there is a good range of regional train services. Rome is just three hours away (with a change of train at Chiusi-Chianciano Terme). You can reach Pisa in 90 minutes with one change at Empoli. Even closer, the celebrated hilltop village of San Gimignano – much loved by North American visitors to Tuscany – is just down the line from Siena. But note that the railway station serving ‘San Gimi’ is some distance from the town. It is called Poggibonsi-San Gimignano. Buses climb up the hill from that station to San Gimignano.

If you are heading for Siena from beyond Italy's borders, Florence is the natural point to route through, changing there from a high-speed speed train onto a local service for the short hop on to Siena. Even journeys as long as London to Siena can be completed in a long day.

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Florence to Siena by train

from £8.40

Avg 0 changes 1hr 27m

Venice to Siena by train

from £31.70

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Genoa to Siena by train

from £19.50

Avg 2 changes 3hr 40m

Paris to Siena by train

from £46.90

Avg 2 changes 11hr 3m

Pietrasanta to Siena by train

from £11.80

Avg 1 change 2hr 13m

Bologna to Siena by train

from £15.40

Avg 1 change 2hr 12m

Chiusi to Siena by train

from £7.70

Avg 0 changes 1hr 5m

Arezzo to Siena by train

from £12.50

Avg 1 change 2hr 15m

Pompei to Siena by train

from £30.80

Avg 2 changes 5hr 54m

Poggibonsi to Siena by train

from £3.30

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London to Siena by train

from £152.90

Avg 3 changes 15hr 4m

Terontola to Siena by train

from £9.90

Avg 1 change 1hr 52m

Rome to Siena by train

from £16.20

Avg 1 change 2hr 49m

Grosseto to Siena by train

from £9.10

Avg 0 changes 1hr 15m

Salerno to Siena by train

from £36.80

Avg 1 change 5hr 21m

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Naples to Siena by train

from £42.00

Avg 1 change 4hr 17m

Cortona to Siena by train

from £11.20

Avg 1 change 1hr 58m

Buonconvento to Siena by train

from £3.30

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Milan to Siena by train

from £27.10

Avg 1 change 3hr 17m

Torrita di Siena to Siena by train

from £5.80

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Montepulciano to Siena by train

from £7.00

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Lucca to Siena by train

from £11.40

Avg 1 change 2hr 19m

Pisa to Siena by train

from £9.90

Avg 1 change 1hr 42m

Turin to Siena by train

from £28.40

Avg 1 change 4hr 16m

La Spezia to Siena by train

from £14.70

Avg 1 change 2hr 30m

Empoli to Siena by train

from £6.50

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