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Basel to Siena by train

  • First train
    05:04
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 7m
  • Distance
    552 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    16hr 14m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Basel to Siena by train

Fast trains from Basel to Siena take around 8 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 552 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Siena.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Siena?

Journeys between Basel and Siena usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Basel to Siena every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Siena?

The Basel to Siena train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basel to Siena train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Siena is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:04 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:04, and the last at 21:04.

When to book Basel to Siena train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Siena by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Siena?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Siena, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercity-Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.