There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Split by plane, bus, car ferry, car, train or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Split (SPU) BCN - SPU

531 kn - 1.910 kn

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Bus  •  27h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Venice, Venice
  2. Take the bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Split 970

791 kn - 1.106 kn

Car ferry, drive  •  35h 28m

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to Ancona
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Zadar 51
  4. Drive from Zadar to Split

1.070 kn - 1.571 kn

Train, bus  •  29h 45m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Luzern 15
  4. Take the bus from Luzern to Split

1.599 kn - 2.689 kn

Train  •  32h 3m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Ic

2.189 kn - 2.969 kn

Bus, night bus, car ferry  •  38h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Bologna
  2. Take the night bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

Car ferry, bus, train  •  39h 53m

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the bus from Civitavecchia Port to Rome Termini Piazza Indipendenza
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Re / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

780 kn - 1.196 kn

Drive  •  18h 7m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Split 1867.3 km

1.500 kn - 2.300 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Split is to bus which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 27h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Split is to fly which costs 70€ - 260€ and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Split. However, there are services departing from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord and arriving at Split via Venezia - Tronchetto and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Split. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Split via Lyon Part Dieu, Mannheim Hbf, Villach Hbf and Zagreb Glavni Kol.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 3m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Split is 1193 km. The road distance is 1867.3 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Split without a car is to bus which takes 27h 52m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Barcelona to Split, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Split train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Split is to fly which takes 5h 23m and costs 70€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 27h 52m, you could also train, which costs 280€ - 400€ and takes 32h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Split.
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  • Distance: 1192.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Split, Croatia?

Vueling Airlines, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Barcelona to Split 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Split via Venezia - Tronchetto and Zagreb in around 27h 52m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.300 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.600 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.500 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.000 kn
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
150 kn - 330 kn
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
150 kn - 220 kn
Rail 1st Class
220 kn - 330 kn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
380 kn - 700 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.100 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 kn - 350 kn
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
300 kn - 350 kn
1st Class
270 kn - 320 kn
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
750 kn - 1.000 kn
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
750 kn - 900 kn
1st Class
850 kn - 1.000 kn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 kn - 650 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
320 kn - 430 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 280 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
250 kn - 280 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 190 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
130 kn - 190 kn
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
440 kn - 550 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160 kn - 190 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Venezia - Tronchetto to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
250 kn - 290 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
190 kn - 240 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
200 kn - 290 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
190 kn - 260 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Eurolines CH
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Bologna
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Night bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Website
Baltour
SitBus Shuttle
Phone
(+39) 06.5916826
Email
sit@sitbus.com
Website
sitbusshuttle.com
Bus from Civitavecchia Port to Rome Termini Piazza Indipendenza
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 80 kn
Website
SitBus Shuttle
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
470 kn - 700 kn
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Zadar
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
65 kn - 85 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
65 kn - 85 kn
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
100 kn - 130 kn

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Barcelona to Split bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, arrive at Split station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Split is 1867 km. It takes approximately 18h 7m to drive from Barcelona to Split.

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Vueling Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Split Airport.

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