Florence (Firenze) to Siena by Regional Bus

It is common to visit Siena from nearby Florence (Firenze) by taking the train or bus, and I highly recommend either to avoid the hassles of driving (for those not used to it). While either approach works fine, the bus drops you directly at Siena's main bus station, Piazza Gramsci (sometimes labled Via Tozzi, for … Continue reading Florence (Firenze) to Siena by Regional Bus

Siena’s Local, Intercity Bus System

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 provides guidance for using Siena's transit, with the hope of reducing the … Continue reading Siena’s Local, Intercity Bus System

Taking the Bus between FCO Rome Airport and Siena

On the eighth day, God created a direct bus service between Rome Fiumicino airport (FCO) and Siena. And it was good. 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

For visitors based in or near Siena, Tuscany's regional bus service (called Tiemme) provides an easy, car-free alternative. It is not intuitive to visitors, however. With this post I share my own tips and experience to help you navigate their system. BUS TIMETABLE WEB SITE https://www.busfox.com/timetable/ (Tiemme web site) First, use the Tiemme web site … Continue reading Regional buses to and from Siena: TOM’S TIPS