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Trains from Montepulciano to Rome are a good way to get from Tuscany to the capital when you are visiting Italy.

Trains are operated by Trenitalia, and they start from Chiusi. This is because the Montepulciano train station is located a long way from the city center and is not well served by connecting buses. As such, the best way to get to Rome is to take a bus from Montepulciano to Chiusi and then a train from Chiusi to Rome.

It is best to avoid traveling to or from Montepulciano on Sundays, as bus services are less frequent. If you don’t want to wait for a bus, you can take a taxi from Montepulciano to the Chiusi train station.

The travel time from Montepulciano to Chiusi’s station is 1 hour and 5 minutes. Make sure to check schedules before you travel, as buses often run infrequently. Bus tickets cost around 5 euros, and you can purchase them at the bus stop in Montepulciano.

Trains from Chiusi to Rome depart from Chiusi Chianciano train station and arrive at Roma Termini train station. The journey time from Chiusi to Rome ranges from 1 hour and 30 minutes to 1 hour and 59 minutes, depending on whether you take a faster InterCity train or a slower Regional one.

Train tickets vary in price depending on what kind of train you take and when you buy your tickets. InterCity trains cost 24 euros for first class and 18 euros for second class, and Regional trains cost 14.90 euros for first class and 9.60 euros for second class. You can get up to 50% off on InterCity tickets if you book online more than 30 days in advance.

The total journey time for taking the bus and train from Montepulciano to Rome can be as little as 2 hours and 35 minutes plus transfer time, and the cost as low as 14 euros.