There are 6 ways to get from Istanbul to Split by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Split (SPU) IST - SPU

$174 - $274

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  26 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
  2. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
  3. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Ploče
  4. Take the night bus from Ploce Zob to Split Zob

$74 - $117

4 alternative options

Bus Hafet Tours  •  31 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Split

$95 - $115

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  34 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Tetovo
  2. Take the bus from Tetovo to Herceg Novi
  3. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Split

$80 - $118

Bus via Bar  •  36 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Bar
  2. Take the bus from Bar to Split

$78 - $106

Drive  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Split 948.7 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Split is 1065 km. The road distance is 1517.9 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Split without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 26 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Istanbul to Split, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Split is to fly which takes 7 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 31 h 42 min.

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There is no direct flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Split is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 2:38 AM in Istanbul and 1:38 AM in Split.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Split is 1518 km. It takes approximately 16 h 47 min to drive from Istanbul to Split.

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Aegean Airlines, easyJet, AtlasGlobal and four other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 11979+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Split.
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  • Distance: 665.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Split, Croatia?

Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Istanbul to Split hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Split via Otogar, Istanbul, and Skopje in around 31 h 42 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $370
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Split via Venice
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Bus operators
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
20 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Skopje
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $39
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Bar
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Novi Pazar to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Ploče
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Split
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Istanbul to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Tetovo to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
11 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Herceg Novi to Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me

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