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

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  •  5 h 23 min

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

$90 - $350

7 alternative options

Train, bus via Lyon Part Dieu  •  27 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lyon to Split

$242 - $390

Car ferry, drive  •  36 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to Ancona
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

$151 - $222

Train, bus  •  29 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles Ave
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Split

$211 - $309

Bus Eurolines FR  •  30 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 788 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Split

$163 - $292

Train  •  32 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Avignon TGV Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV 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 Kolod. Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$367 - $498

Bus ALSA  •  40 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Venecia
  2. Take the bus from Venice to Pula
  3. Take the bus from Pula to Split

$134 - $194

Drive  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Split 1168 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Split is to fly which costs 75€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Split is to fly which costs 75€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Split. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Split via Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 56 min.

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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 Avignon TGV, Mannheim Hbf, Villach Hbf and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 50 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Split is 1193 km. The road distance is 1868.8 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Split without a car is to train and bus which takes 27 h 33 min and costs 210€ - 340€.

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

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

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Barcelona to Split train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Split is to fly which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 75€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140€ - 260€ and takes 30 h 56 min, you could also train, which costs 310€ - 440€ and takes 32 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Split.
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  • Distance: 745.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

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

Vueling Airlines, Croatia Airlines and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Split once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Split via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Lyon in around 30 h 56 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Avignon TGV to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Split
Ave. Duration
20 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Split
Ave. Duration
23 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lyon
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona to Venecia
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Centre to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Brusutti
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Venice to Pula
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
brusutti.com
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
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
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
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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

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Barcelona to Split bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, 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 1869 km. It takes approximately 18 h 6 min to drive from Barcelona to Split.

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Vueling Airlines, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 12624+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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