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There are 5 ways to get from Split to Karlovac by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Split to Karlovac

$23 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus Promet Makarska  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb 936a / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Karlovac 940 / ...

$34 - $50

Bus Autobusni Promet  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Split to Karlovac

$26 - $45

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Split to Karlovac 226.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, bus  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Zagreb (ZAG) SPU - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Karlovac

$59 - $182

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The cheapest way to get from Split to Karlovac is to train which costs 150 kn - 220 kn and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Karlovac is to drive which costs 280 kn - 420 kn and takes 3h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Split and arriving at Karlovac. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Split and arriving at Karlovac. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Split and Karlovac is 231 km. The road distance is 362.8 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Karlovac without a car is to train which takes 5h 40m and costs 150 kn - 220 kn.

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The train from Split to Karlovac takes 5h 40m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Split to Karlovac bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, depart from Split station.

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Split to Karlovac train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Karlovac is to train which takes 5h 40m and costs 150 kn - 220 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 220 kn - 330 kn and takes 5h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Split to Karlovac.
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  • Distance: 144.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Karlovac, Croatia?

Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Split to Karlovac twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 5h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Karlovac via Zagreb in around 5h 49m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
atsk.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Karlovac Zob
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
globtour.com
Toping Trade
Phone
+387/(0)52-751-339
Email
toping@teol.net
Website
topingtrade.com
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
topingtrade.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Karlovac
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Split Airport to Zagreb Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Split to Karlovac bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Karlovac station.

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Split to Karlovac train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Karlovac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Karlovac is 363 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Split to Karlovac.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Split Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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Book your Split to Karlovac bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Karlovac. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40m and costs 17 kn.

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