There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Split by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly from Basel  •  4 h 32 min

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

$66 - $307

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 31 min

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

$135 - $433

Train, car ferry  •  19 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ancona Fb / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split

$189 - $293

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Split

$65 - $120

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

$161 - $260

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 - $164

Drive  •  12 h 31 min

  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 120 and takes 19 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Split is to fly which costs SFr 60 - SFr 300 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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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 19 h 35 min.

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

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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 car ferry which takes 19 h 8 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 290.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min 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 4 h 32 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 120 and takes 19 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 260 and takes 22 h 57 min.

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

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. Eurolines CH also services this route 4 times a week.

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, Friday, 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
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Basel Station Sbb to Tomislavgrad
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
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
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
$47
Vehicle
$71

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

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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 12 h 31 min to drive from Basel to Split.

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

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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 Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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