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There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Split by bus, train, car ferry, car or plane

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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Bus  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Zagreb Florentia Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Split 936a

$56 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Ancona 504 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

$40 - $57

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Train, car ferry via Bologna C.Le  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Rv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

$45 - $86

Train, car ferry  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Ancona (Fi) Prato - Bologna / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

$45 - $75

Train  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$93 - $180

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Ancona
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

$70 - $98

Fly from Florence  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Split (SPU) FLR - SPU

$114 - $555

Train to Pisa, fly  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Split (SPU) PSA - SPU

$159 - $766

Train to Rome, fly  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Split (SPU) FCO - SPU

$79 - $349

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Split is to bus and car ferry which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 17 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Split is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 310€ and takes 6 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Florence to Split. However, there are services departing from Florence and arriving at Split via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Split. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Split via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 56 min.

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The distance between Florence and Split is 419 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Split without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 1 min and costs 45€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 16 h 1 min to get from Florence to Split, including transfers.

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Florence to Split bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from Florence station.

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Florence to Split train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.Maria Novella station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Split is to bus which takes 16 h 1 min and costs 45€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 160€ and takes 17 h 56 min, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 490€ and takes 6 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Split.
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  • Distance: 261.8 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 1 min

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Split, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Florence to Split via Zagreb in around 16 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Split via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, and Zagreb in around 17 h 56 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Pisa to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Train operators
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
Train from Firenze Smn to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Tiburtina Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from SITA Firenze to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
atvo.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Firenze to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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 Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $27
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Florence to Split bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, arrive at Split station.

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

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Alitalia and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 12290+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 8 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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