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There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Split by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly from Geneva  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Split (SPU) GVA - SPU

498 kn - 2.373 kn

6 alternative options

Train to Lyon, fly  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Split (SPU) LYS - SPU

1.041 kn - 2.836 kn

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Split (SPU) ZRH - SPU

1.330 kn - 5.425 kn

Train, car ferry  •  20h 9m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Ancona Fr / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

1.078 kn - 2.255 kn

Bus  •  22h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Split

500 kn - 750 kn

Train  •  23h 1m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia Mestre Ec
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Ic

2.086 kn - 3.344 kn

Drive  •  12h 18m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Split 1212.4 km

1.000 kn - 1.500 kn

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Split is to bus which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 22h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Split is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 350 and takes 4h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Split. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Split. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Split via Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf and Zagreb Glavni Kol.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 1m.

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The distance between Geneva and Split is 864 km. The road distance is 1212.4 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Split without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 20h 9m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 330.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Geneva to Split, including transfers.

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Geneva to Split bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Split train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Split is to fly which takes 4h 42m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 22h 30m, you could also train, which costs SFr 300 - SFr 490 and takes 23h 1m.

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  • Distance: 864.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Split, Croatia?

easyJet, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Geneva to Split 3 times a day. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Geneva to Split twice a week. Tickets cost 500 kn - 750 kn and the journey takes 22h 30m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 3.600 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Lyon to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.800 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 4.100 kn
Flights from Lyon to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.900 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 4.600 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 4.000 kn
Flights from Zurich to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 4.300 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
500 kn - 3.300 kn
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 5.500 kn
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
370 kn - 700 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
600 kn - 1.100 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
750 kn - 1.400 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.300 kn
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 kn - 340 kn
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
290 kn - 340 kn
1st Class
270 kn - 320 kn
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 Milano Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
230 kn - 750 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
230 kn - 320 kn
Base Standard
420 kn - 600 kn
Base Premium
500 kn - 750 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 Milano Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
190 kn - 270 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
190 kn - 270 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 Milano Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
190 kn - 550 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
200 kn - 290 kn
Smart Low Cost
190 kn - 270 kn
Smart Flex
390 kn - 550 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 Milano Centrale to Ancona
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
210 kn - 410 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
370 kn - 410 kn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
310 kn - 420 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 420 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Split
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
500 kn - 750 kn
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Geneva to Split bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Split station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Split is 1212 km. It takes approximately 12h 18m to drive from Geneva to Split.

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Swiss, Croatia Airlines, easyJet and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 11357+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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