There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Split by plane, car ferry, car, bus, 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  •  5 h 23 min

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

$90 - $350

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Car ferry, drive  •  33 h 53 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

$181 - $268

Bus FlixBus  •  29 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Venice, Venice N740
  2. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Split N535

$110 - $183

Train, night bus, bus  •  30 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  2. Take the train from Girona to Figueres Ir / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Figueras to Perpignan
  4. Take the train from Perpignan to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  5. Take the bus from Lyon to Split

$271 - $389

Car ferry, train  •  37 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Termini Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split

$164 - $245

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

$140 - $197

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€ - 300€ 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€ - 300€ 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 Venice, Venice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 20 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 bus which takes 29 h 20 min and costs 90€ - 160€.

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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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The best way to get from Barcelona to Split is to fly which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 75€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 160€ and takes 29 h 20 min.

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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 FlixBus, arrive at Split station.

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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, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Barcelona to Split 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Split via Venice, Venice in around 29 h 20 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
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.

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Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Figueres
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Perpignan to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 Civitavecchia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Intercity

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
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Barcelona to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice, Venice to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Night bus from Figueras to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
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 Venecia
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
alsa.com
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 - $24
Schedules at
brusutti.com
Ferry operators
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
$48
Vehicle
$71

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

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

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There are 13605+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $64 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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