Florence (Firenze) to Siena by Regional Bus

(Updated May, 2022 for transition from Tiemme to Autolinee Toscane bus service.) It is common to visit Siena from nearby Florence (Firenze) by taking the train or bus, and either is recommended to avoid the hassles of driving (for those not used to it). While either approach works fine, the bus drops you directly at … Continue reading Florence (Firenze) to Siena by Regional Bus

Siena’s Local, Intercity Bus System

(Updated Sept. 21, 2021 for changes to the Siena Mobilita web site.) For those in Siena without a car, the local bus system provides reliable and frequent transportation for neighborhoods both inside and outside the city walls. Since transit systems are largely designed for locals, however, they can confuse even more experienced travelers. This post … Continue reading Siena’s Local, Intercity Bus System

Taking the Bus between FCO Rome Airport and Siena

(Updated Sept 19, 2021) On the eighth day, God created a direct bus service between Rome Fiumicino airport (FCO) and Siena. Once operated by a separate service (formerly known as Sena Bus), this inexpensive route is now operated as an arm of Tuscany's Tiemme system. The schedule is virtually the same. For those not driving, … Continue reading Taking the Bus between FCO Rome Airport and Siena

Regional buses to and from Siena: TOM’S TIPS

(Updated May, 2022 for transition from Tiemme to Autolinee Toscane bus service as of Nov, 2021. Please see my two recent books to learn more about Siena and the Palio: Living the Palio and Unbridled Spirit.) For visitors based in or near Siena, Tuscany's regional bus service (called Autolinee Toscane - formerly Tiemme SPA) provides … Continue reading Regional buses to and from Siena: TOM’S TIPS