There are 4 ways to get from Ancona to Split by car ferry, bus, train or plane

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Carferry  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the carferry from Ancona to Split 53

$21 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Bologna, Bologna 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Split N535

$57 - $95

Train  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf En
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$102 - $174

Fly  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Split (SPU) AOI - SPU

$184 - $437

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Split. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Split via Bologna, Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Ancona and arriving at Split. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ancona to Split. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Split via Bologna C.Le, Villach Hbf and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 19 min.

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The distance between Ancona and Split is 237 km.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Split without a car is to carferry which takes 11 h 15 min and costs .

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The carferry from Ancona to Split takes 11 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Ancona to Split bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ancona station.

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Ancona to Split train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Split is to bus which takes 18 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 19 h 19 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Split.
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  • Distance: 148 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 15 min

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Split, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Ancona to Split via Bologna, Bologna in around 18 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ancona to Split via Bologna C.Le, Villach Hbf, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., and Zagreb in around 19 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Ancona to Split via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Ancona to Split via Munich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Ancona to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Split
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $28
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$47
Vehicle
$70

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Ancona to Split bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Split station.

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

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Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Ancona Airport to Split Airport.

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

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There are 11979+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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