Arrival into Pisa or Florence and departure from Rome.
Flying to your destination
We recommend arrival flights to Pisa or Florence and departure flights at the end of the trip from a Rome airport. Pisa and Rome are served by both budget (including Easyjet, Ryanair) and non-budget airlines (including British Airways) from multiple airports in the UK. Florence has direct flights from London with Iberia and indirect flights with several airlines from regional airports.
Booking a Single Room
All of our group tours are planned and operated on a twin-share basis, meaning that the standard cost is based either on individual travellers sharing accommodation with another group member of the same sex, or people who book together sharing accommodation.
Please refer to the tour notes where the single room option availability is detailed on a night by night basis for this tour, and the price for the available nights is detailed on the dates & prices tab by departure date.
For Self-Guided trips the Single Room supplement offers the option of a single room each and is charged per person. The Single Room supplement also applies to the third person in a party of three that will be accommodated in a single room.
Standard - Our mid-range accommodation offers a good level of service often with other amenities such as a restaurant, bar, garden or swimming pool. Generally rooms will be comfortable with en-suite facilities.
Arrival and departure information
It is best to book a arrival flight to either Pisa or Florence airports and at the end of the trip return from a Rome airport.
Arrival by public transport from Pisa airport
Take a PISA MOVER shuttle bus from the airport (departs every 10 mins, 5 mins journey, around 1.30 Euros) OR take a LAM ROSSA bus (departs every 10 mins, 15 mins journey, around 1.20 Euros) to Pisa train station. From here take a train to Siena, connecting via Empoli (journey takes 1 hour 45 mins, around 10.50 Euros). Siena train station is located outside the city walls. Take as local bus or taxi from the train station to Piazza Gramsci.
Arrival by public transport from Florence airport
Take a VOLA IN BUS airport shuttle bus from the airport to Florence SITA coach terminal, located adjacent to the train station (25 mins, around 6 Euros). Then travel by train to Siena, by either direct service, or change at Empoli (1-2 hour journey depending on train, around 9 Euros) and take a taxi from the train station to Piazza Gramsci ( 15 mins, from 20 Euros). Alternatively you can travel by bus from Florence to Siena with TIMME Spa (1 hour 35 mins, around 8 Euros).
Departure by public transport to Rome Ciampino airport
From Rome Termini train station either take a taxi (from 35 Euros) or travel by bus to the airport. SIT Shuttle bus or Terravision bus both stop just outside the train station and run at regular intervals (from 35 mins journey, 4 Euros).
Departure by public transport to Rome Fiumicino airport
Either take a taxi from Rome Termini train station (from 45 Euros) or travel by bus to the airport. SIT Shuttle bus or Terravision bus both stop just outside the train station and run at regular intervals (from 1 hour journey, around 6 Euros). Alternatively take a Leonardo Express train directly to Fiumicino train station at the airport (30 mins, 14 Euros).