There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Split by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

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

$41 - $76

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Train  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Split Adria First Flight

$35 - $55

6 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Split 469.8 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Budapest to Split  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Split (SPU) BUD - SPU

$134 - $434

Fly Zagreb to Split  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Split (SPU) ZAG - SPU

$95 - $265

Train to Vienna, fly to Split  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Split (SPU) VIE - SPU

$160 - $436

Fly Budapest to Sarajevo, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sarajevo (SJJ) BUD - SJJ
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Split

$57 - $335

Shuttle, bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Šibenik Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Šibenik to Split

$76 - $192

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Split is to train which costs 9 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft and takes 13 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Split is to fly which costs 37 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft and takes 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Split. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Split via Budapest, Budapest Népliget and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Split. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h 46 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Split is 488 km. The road distance is 751.7 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Split without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs 11 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 11 h 30 min to get from Budapest to Split, including transfers.

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Budapest to Split bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Split train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Split is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs 11 000 Ft - 22 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9 500 Ft - 15 000 Ft and takes 13 h 46 min, you could also fly, which costs 37 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Split.
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  • Distance: 304.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 30 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Split, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Split via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Zagreb in around 11 h 30 min. Alternatively, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Budapest to Split once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 13 h 46 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Vienna to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Vienna to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Vienna to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $490
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Budapest to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,300
Silver Air
Website
silverair.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Split via Mali Losinj
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $360
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Low
$71
High
$141

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