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

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

Fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. MAD - SPU

$125 - $356

6 alternative options

Train, bus via Barcelona Sants  •  30 h 31 min

  1. Ave
  2. Ave

$318 - $478

Train, bus  •  32 h 54 min

  1. Ave

$292 - $406

Train  •  36 h 36 min

  1. Ave
  2. Tgv / ...
  3. Tgv
  4. Tgv
  5. En

$413 - $565

Bus Eurolines FR  •  37 h 51 min

$243 - $359

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 18 h

  1. N535

$186 - $274

Drive  •  23 h 42 min

  1. 1535.4 miles

$300 - $440

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Split, Croatia?

Iberia, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Madrid to Split 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Split via Barcelona Sants, Narbonne, Dijon Ville, Zürich HB, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., and Zagreb in around 36 h 36 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Split via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Split via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Split via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Narbonne to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $125
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $125
1st Class
$140 - $220
Train from Dijon Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $66
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $66
1st Class
$75 - $120
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Split
Ave. Duration
20 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Split
Ave. Duration
23 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Split is 1696 km. The road distance is 2457 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Split is to fly which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Split is to fly which takes 5 h 56 min and costs 100€ - 310€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Split. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Split via Barcelona Sants, Narbonne, Dijon Ville, Zürich HB and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Split. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Split via Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Madrid to Split, including transfers.