How to get from Basel to Split

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

Recommended option

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 32 min

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

$66 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Split

$60 - $120

5 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 30 min

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

$134 - $431

Train, bus  •  19 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Split

$94 - $170

Train  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$155 - $258

Bus Globtour  •  25 h 20 min

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

$113 - $165

Drive  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Split 774.8 miles

$160 - $240

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

easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines fly from Basel to Split twice daily. Alternatively, Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Basel to Split 4 times a week, and the journey takes 19 h 35 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Split
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Lucerne to Split
Ave. Duration
17 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Mesic Reisen
Phone
044 817 05 27
Website
mesic-reisen.ch
Bus from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
mesic-reisen.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Tomislavgrad
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
globtour.com
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Tomislavgrad to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
jelinak.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Split is 824 km. The road distance is 1240 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Split is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 120 and takes 19 h 35 min.

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

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 and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 57 min.

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

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