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

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Fly from Basel  •  4h 41m

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

467 kn - 2.043 kn

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Bus  •  19h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Basel to Split

390 kn - 550 kn

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Split (SPU) ZRH - SPU

799 kn - 2.806 kn

Train, bus  •  19h 17m

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

662 kn - 1.108 kn

Bus via Freiburg im Breisgau  •  25h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Freiburg 122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Split K997

531 kn - 661 kn

Train  •  26h 40m

  1. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Kelenfoeld Rjx
  3. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Split

2.330 kn - 4.178 kn

Drive  •  12h 33m

  1. Drive from Basel to Split 1239.8 km

1.000 kn - 1.600 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Split is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 80 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 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel and arriving at Split. Services depart four times a week, 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 Zuerich Hb and Kelenfoeld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 40m.

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The distance between Basel and Split is 824 km. The road distance is 1239.8 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 17m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Basel to Split, including transfers.

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

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Basel to Split train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Basel Sbb station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Split is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 80 and takes 19h 35m, you could also train, which costs SFr 340 - SFr 650 and takes 26h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Split.
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  • Distance: 823.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 41m

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

easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines fly from Basel to Split once daily. Alternatively, Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Basel to Split 4 times a week. Tickets cost 390 kn - 550 kn 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 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 4.400 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.600 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 7.000 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 7.500 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
550 kn - 3.200 kn
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 9.000 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.400 kn
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
170 kn - 240 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
220 kn - 400 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 kn - 410 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2.000 kn - 3.600 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
180 kn - 260 kn
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
220 kn - 260 kn
1st Class
180 kn - 220 kn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 160 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Bus operators
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
430 kn - 700 kn
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eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
430 kn - 750 kn
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
17h 17m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
360 kn - 490 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
390 kn - 550 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Split
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
480 kn - 600 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Basel to Split bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Split station.

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Basel to Split train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Split station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Split is 1240 km. It takes approximately 12h 33m 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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Book your Basel to Split bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 9730+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at 750 kn 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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