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There are 8 ways to get from Žilina to Makarska by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Makarska

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Train, train to Katowice, fly to Split, bus

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bohumin
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice
  3. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Split (SPU)
  4. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Žilina to Makarska

Train, night train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the night train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Drive

  1. Drive from Žilina to Makarska

Train, bus to Vienna, fly to Split, bus

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava Hlavná Stanica to Vienna Airport Terminal 1
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Split (SPU)
  4. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Train, bus to Vienna, fly to Dubrovnik, bus

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava Hlavná Stanica to Vienna Airport Terminal 1
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Dubrovnik (DBV)
  4. Take the bus from Slano to Makarska

Train, bus to Krakow, fly to Split, bus

  1. Take the train from Zilina to Bohumin
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice
  3. Take the bus from Katowice to Krakow Airport
  4. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Split (SPU)
  5. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Žilina to Makarska by train, night train and bus

3 Weekly Services
21h 5m Average Duration
673 kn Cheapest Price
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Slovakia → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Slovakia

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Slovakia

  • There are no current restrictions
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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from Slovakia

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Croatia is currently allowed from Slovakia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Makarska is 00385 91 468 30 32.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Makarska is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Makarska is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, returning to Slovakia from Croatia is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 8 Mar 2023
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Žilina to Makarska is to bus which costs €45 - €55 and takes 20h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Žilina to Makarska is to train and bus and fly which costs €95 - €310 and takes 9h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Žilina and arriving at Makarska. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 20h 15m.

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The distance between Žilina and Makarska is 672 km. The road distance is 1052.9 km.

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The best way to get from Žilina to Makarska without a car is to train and bus which takes 18h 21m and costs €45 - €55.

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It takes approximately 18h 21m to get from Žilina to Makarska, including transfers.

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Žilina to Makarska bus services, operated by SAD Trenčín, depart from Žilina station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Žilina to Makarska bus services, operated by SAD Trenčín, arrive at Makarska station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Žilina to Makarska is 1053 km. It takes approximately 10h 9m to drive from Žilina to Makarska.

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  • Distance: 672.2 km
  • Duration: 18h 21m

What companies run services between Žilina, Slovakia and Makarska, Croatia?

SAD Trenčín operates a bus from Žilina to Makarska twice a week. Tickets cost 340 kn - 390 kn and the journey takes 20h 15m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Krakow to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.200 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 2.800 kn
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
220 kn - 1.200 kn
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
210 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Katowice to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
190 kn - 1.200 kn
Flights from Krakow to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
180 kn - 1.200 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
280 kn - 1.300 kn
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Zilina to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65 kn - 100 kn
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
65 kn - 100 kn
Train from Zilina to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
35 kn - 50 kn
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Zilina to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23 kn - 85 kn
Website
LEO Express
Economy
23 kn - 35 kn
Economy Plus
35 kn - 60 kn
Business
40 kn - 60 kn
Premium
55 kn - 85 kn
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
25 kn - 90 kn
Website
LEO Express
Economy
25 kn - 40 kn
Economy Plus
40 kn - 60 kn
Business
40 kn - 60 kn
Premium
60 kn - 90 kn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40 kn - 70 kn
Website
https://www.cd.cz/en/default.htm
2nd Class
40 kn - 55 kn
Business
55 kn - 70 kn
1st Class
55 kn - 70 kn
Bus operators
SAD Trenčín
Phone
(032) - 743 43 75
Email
sadtn@sadtn.sk
Website
sadtn.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Makarska
Ave. Duration
15h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
270 kn - 310 kn
Schedules at
sadtn.sk
Bus from Žilina to Makarska
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
340 kn - 390 kn
Schedules at
sadtn.sk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split bus station to Makarska bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 80 kn
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Book at
https://shop.global.flixbus.com/
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 55 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Bus from Slano to Makarska
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava Hlavná Stanica to Vienna Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26 kn - 60 kn
Website
Slovak Lines
Neo Bus
Phone
+48 17 277 30 95
Email
kontakt@neobus.pl
Website
neobus.pl
Bus from Katowice to Krakow Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
neobus.pl

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