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

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

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Fly to Split  •  7h 52m

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

823 kn - 2.429 kn

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Bus  •  19h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zagreb 976 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Split 970 / ...

369 kn - 742 kn

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Fly to Zadar, bus  •  10h 26m

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Zadar (ZAD) OTP - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Split

1.064 kn - 2.455 kn

Bus via Belgrade  •  27h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Timişoara
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Split

543 kn - 1.588 kn

Train  •  29h 12m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti Ir
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Split 1204

416 kn - 631 kn

Night train, train  •  31h 15m

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord to Kelenfoeld Night Train
  2. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Split 1204

426 kn - 636 kn

Drive  •  15h 21m

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Split 1196.6 km

950 kn - 1.500 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Split is to train which costs $60 - $95 and takes 29h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Split is to fly which costs $120 - $370 and takes 7h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Split. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Split via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Split. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord and arriving at Split via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 12m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Split is 780 km. The road distance is 1196.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Split without a car is to bus which takes 19h 17m and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7h 52m to get from Bucharest to Split, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Split bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Split train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Split is to fly which takes 7h 52m and costs $120 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $120 and takes 19h 17m, you could also train, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 29h 12m.

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  • Distance: 779.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 52m

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

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and 13 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Split every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Split via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Zagreb in around 19h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 8.000 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zadar via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
2.000 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zadar via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.600 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zadar via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.100 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 9.500 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Split via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.100 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zadar via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 5.500 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zadar via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 8.000 kn
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Zadar via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.900 kn
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 kn - 300 kn
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Night train from Bucuresti Nord to Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
200 kn - 310 kn
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Split
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kn - 340 kn
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Split
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kn - 330 kn
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80 kn - 100 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
130 kn - 170 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150 kn - 190 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Website
vollo.hr
Bus from Zadar Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
vollo.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
vollo.hr
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kn - 370 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
190 kn - 240 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.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
Twice daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
86 kn
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc - Autopoduzeće d.o.o. Imotski
Phone
060 301 301
Email
autopoduzece-imotski@st.t-com.hr
Website
autoherc.info
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Schedules at
Autoherc - Autopoduzeće d.o.o. Imotski
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
80 kn
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zadar, aut.kolodvor to Split, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Website
RegioJet
Eurobus SK
Maxibus Travel
Phone
+40 745 766 766
Email
dispecerat@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Budapest
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Budapest
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 240 kn
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
420 kn - 500 kn
Schedules at
briannatour.ro
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Budapest Nepliget to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 260 kn
Book at
Nomago
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
160 kn - 250 kn
Book at
Promet Makarska
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Viitorul Transport
Phone
0755.107.554
Email
scviitorul@yahoo.com
Website
viitorultransport.com
Bus from Bucharest to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
viitorultransport.com
Christian Transfers
Website
christiantransfers.ro
Bus from Timisoara Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
240 kn - 950 kn
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
240 kn - 330 kn
Private Shuttle
650 kn - 950 kn
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Split
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
320 kn - 460 kn
Schedules at
bstours.rs
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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Split is 1h behind Bucharest. It is currently 2:10 AM in Bucharest and 1:10 AM in Split.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Split is 1197 km. It takes approximately 15h 21m to drive from Bucharest to Split.

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

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There are 10777+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at 750 kn 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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