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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Split by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Split (SPU) OTP - SPU

$124 - $355

Cheapest option

Bus Hafet Tours  •  34 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Split

$94 - $126

4 alternative options

Bus Omega Group  •  27 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Split RegioJet

$138 - $195

Train  •  30 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$120 - $185

EuroNight, train  •  30 h 17 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld D
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$118 - $178

Drive  •  15 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Split 746.3 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Split is to bus which costs $90 - $130 and takes 34 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Split is to fly which costs $120 - $360 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Split. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Split via Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Split. However, there are services departing from Gara de Nord and arriving at Split via Kelenföld and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 17 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Split is 780 km. The road distance is 1194 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Split without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 50 min and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Bucharest to Split, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Split bus services, operated by Omega Group, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Split train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Gara de Nord station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Split is to fly which takes 7 h 53 min and costs $120 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $200 and takes 27 h 50 min, you could also train, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 30 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Split.
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  • Distance: 487.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 53 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Split, Croatia?

Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Split every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Split via Bratislava in around 27 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Bratislava to Split
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Split, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
regiojet.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Split bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, arrive at Split station.

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Split is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 1:55 PM in Bucharest and 12:55 PM in Split.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Split is 1194 km. It takes approximately 15 h 16 min to drive from Bucharest to Split.

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Travel Service, Brussels Airlines, Air Serbia and six other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 12010+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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