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There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Split by plane, ferry, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Split  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Split (SPU) ATH - SPU

$163 - $513

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Sarajevo  •  26h 21m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
  4. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
  5. Take the train from Sarajevo to Mostar
  6. Take the bus from Mostar to Split

$84 - $171

7 alternative options

Fly to Dubrovnik, ferry  •  10h 40m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ATH - DBV
  2. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split

$167 - $472

Fly to Sarajevo, train, bus  •  10h 51m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Sarajevo (SJJ) ATH - SJJ
  2. Take the train from Sarajevo to Mostar
  3. Take the bus from Mostar to Split

$151 - $378

Bus Albtrans sh.p.k  •  28h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Tiranë
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva
  3. Take the bus from Budva to Split

$88 - $101

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  29h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Split

$89 - $113

Train, bus Hafet Tours  •  30h 1m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Skopje 334
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Split

$101 - $195

Bus, car ferry  •  36h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

$139 - $353

Drive  •  16h 7m

  1. Drive from Athens to Split 798.3 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Split is to bus which costs 75€ - 90€ and takes 28h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Split is to fly which costs 140€ - 450€ and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Split. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Split via Tirana and Budva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 6m.

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The distance between Athens and Split is 868 km. The road distance is 1277.2 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Split without a car is to train and bus which takes 26h 21m and costs 70€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Athens to Split, including transfers.

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Athens to Split bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Split is to fly which takes 5h 11m and costs 140€ - 450€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 90€ and takes 28h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Athens to Split bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, arrive at Split station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Split.
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  • Distance: 542.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Split, Croatia?

Croatia Airlines and Aegean Airlines fly from Athens to Split twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Split via Tiranë, Tirana, and Budva in around 28h 6m.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Athens to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Athens to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Athens to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Sarajevo via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Mostar
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Website
zfbh.ba
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Skopje to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Budva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Budva to Split
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Book at
busticket4.me
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$97
Aircraft-type seats
$114
2 bed inside cabin
$294
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $27
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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Split is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 3:29 PM in Athens and 2:29 PM in Split.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Split is 1277 km. It takes approximately 16h 7m to drive from Athens to Split.

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Croatia Airlines and Aegean Airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 12670+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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