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

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Fly Basel to Split  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Split (SPU) BSL - SPU

$66 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  19h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Split

$60 - $85

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Train to Zurich, fly to Split  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Split (SPU) ZRH - SPU

$141 - $431

Fly Basel to Zadar, bus  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Zadar (ZAD) BSL - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Split

$165 - $366

Train, bus  •  19h 13m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Split

$94 - $160

Train  •  23h 2m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Salzburg 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

$168 - $308

Bus Globtour  •  25h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Basel Station Sbb to Tomislavgrad
  2. Take the bus from Tomislavgrad to Split

$111 - $161

Drive  •  12h 31m

  1. Drive from Basel to Split 774.8 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Split is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 85 and takes 19h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Split is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 310 and takes 4h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel and arriving at Split. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Split. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Split via Zürich HB, Salzburg Hbf, Villach Hbf and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 2m.

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The distance between Basel and Split is 824 km. The road distance is 1239.7 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Split without a car is to train and bus which takes 19h 13m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m to get from Basel to Split, including transfers.

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Basel to Split bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Basel station.

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Basel to Split train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel SBB station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Split is to fly which takes 4h 32m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 85 and takes 19h 35m, you could also train, which costs SFr 160 - SFr 310 and takes 23h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Split.
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  • Distance: 514.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Split, Croatia?

easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines fly from Basel to Split 4 times a week. Alternatively, Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Basel to Split 4 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 19h 35m. Eurolines CH also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Basel to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Basel to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Basel to Zadar via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Basel to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Basel to Zadar via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Zadar via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Basel to Zadar via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Salzburg Hbf. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Bus operators
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Lucerne to Split
Ave. Duration
17h 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zadar Zob to Split Zob
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Tomislavgrad
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
globtour.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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 Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Crnja Tours
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Split
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Tomislavgrad to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
jelinak.com

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Basel to Split bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Split station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Split is 1240 km. It takes approximately 12h 31m to drive from Basel to Split.

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easyJet, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 12836+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8m and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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