The average train time from Milan to Siena is 4h 17m, although it takes 3h 50m on the fastest Frecciarossa services. There are around 32 trains per day running from Milan to Siena and you’ll have to make 1 change along the way, usually in Florence.
Make your way to Siena’s central station in just under four hours, with one transfer stop along the way. Enjoy picturesque views and spacious seats as you’re whisked over to the pretty Tuscan town on Trenitalia’s modern and comfortable trains.
Arrive at Siena station and you can take a bus directly to the historic centre. Or amble over in half an hour if you’d prefer to soak in the ambience as you walk. Explore Piazza del Campo, the city’s famed medieval square, or climb up the Torre del Mangia for panoramic views of the city. Enjoy tucking into tasty and authentic Tuscan treats served up at Siena’s many central restaurants.
Want to find out more? Plan your trip from Milan to Siena by checking out the FAQs and train times below.
|Journey time||From 3h 57m|
|Distance||181 miles (292 km)|
|Frequency||15 trains per day|
|Train and bus operators||Itabus, Flixbus|
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Milan to Siena by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Milan and Siena is 4 hours and 9 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Siena is 3 hours and 57 minutes.
Train tickets from Milan to Siena can start from as little as $30.41 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Milan to Siena. Travelling from Milan to Siena by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Milan to Siena leaves at 09:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Milan to Siena leaves at 14:10. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Milan to Siena cover a distance of around 181 miles (292 km) during the journey.