There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Split by train, car ferry, bus, 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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Train, car ferry via Bologna  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Ancona Fb / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

435 kn - 1.006 kn

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Bus, car ferry  •  17h 17m

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

421 kn - 581 kn

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Bus  •  15h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Split 936d / ...

547 kn - 952 kn

Train, car ferry  •  16h 31m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Ancona Re
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

455 kn - 720 kn

Drive, bus  •  12h 38m

  1. Drive from Florence to Prizna Port
  2. Take the bus from Prizna Port to Split Central Bus Station Prizna Port - Split Central Bus Station

792 kn - 1.139 kn

Fly from Florence  •  6h 21m

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

829 kn - 1.829 kn

Bus to Pisa, fly  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Split (SPU) PSA - SPU

Train to Bologna, fly  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Split (SPU) BLQ - SPU

758 kn - 2.654 kn

Train to Rome, fly  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Split (SPU) FCO - SPU

554 kn - 2.887 kn

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Split is to bus and car ferry which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 17h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Split is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 380€ and takes 6h 4m.

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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 15h 54m.

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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 train and car ferry via Bologna which takes 15h 5m and costs 55€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 15h 5m 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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The best way to get from Florence to Split is to bus which takes 15h 54m and costs 70€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 100€ - 250€ and takes 6h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m 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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Map of how to get from Florence to Split.
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  • Distance: 418.9 km
  • Duration: 15h 5m

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

You can take a bus from Florence to Split via Zagreb in around 15h 54m. Alternatively, Lufthansa, KLM and 11 other airlines fly from Florence to Split every 2 hours.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from Pisa to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
300 kn - 1.300 kn
Flights from Bologna to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 kn - 2.400 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 4.000 kn
Flights from Florence to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Pisa to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Bologna to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Bologna to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.400 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Pisa to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from Bologna to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.100 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Bologna to Split via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.400 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
650 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Bologna to Split via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
650 kn - 3.400 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Florence to Split via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 6.000 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.600 kn
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Pisa to Split via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
600 kn - 3.200 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.100 kn
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80 kn - 340 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
80 kn - 120 kn
Base Standard
190 kn - 260 kn
Base Premium
240 kn - 340 kn
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95 kn - 250 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
95 kn - 130 kn
Base Standard
150 kn - 200 kn
Base Premium
170 kn - 250 kn
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
170 kn - 600 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
170 kn - 240 kn
Base Standard
330 kn - 440 kn
Base Premium
400 kn - 600 kn
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
90 kn - 280 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
110 kn - 160 kn
Smart Low Cost
90 kn - 130 kn
Smart Flex
200 kn - 280 kn
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 S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 100 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
90 kn - 100 kn
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 200 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
180 kn - 200 kn
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 300 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
270 kn - 300 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 75 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
50 kn - 75 kn
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85 kn - 130 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
85 kn - 130 kn
Bus operators
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Florence to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
480 kn - 700 kn
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Firenze to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
440 kn - 500 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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 Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
160 kn - 200 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
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
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
200 kn - 290 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
190 kn - 260 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Prizna Port to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
140 kn - 210 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Piazza Stazione to Pisa Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com
Ferry operators

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Swiss, Vueling Airlines, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 12041+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs 2€.

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