There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Split by plane, train, car ferry, 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.

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Fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Split (SPU) NCE - SPU

$110 - $330

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Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice, Nice to Bologna, Bologna 482
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Split N535

$81 - $132

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Train, car ferry  •  18 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Fb / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split

$134 - $210

Bus Eurolines FR  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Split

$130 - $190

Train  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$136 - $248

Drive  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Split 753.5 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Split is to bus which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 22 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Split is to fly which costs 90€ - 280€ and takes 7 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice and arriving at Split. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Split. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Split via Milano Centrale, Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 16 min.

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The distance between Nice and Split is 739 km. The road distance is 1205.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Split without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 18 h 59 min and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Nice to Split, including transfers.

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Nice to Split bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Nice station.

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Nice to Split train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Split is to fly which takes 7 h 2 min and costs 90€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 20 h 21 min, you could also train, which costs 110€ - 210€ and takes 23 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Split.
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  • Distance: 461.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Split, Croatia?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Nice to Split every 4 hours. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Nice to Split once a week. Tickets cost $130 - $190 and the journey takes 20 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
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 Nice Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.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
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 Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $45
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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 Nice, Nice to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Split
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$48
Vehicle
$71

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Nice to Split bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Split station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Split is 1206 km. It takes approximately 11 h 56 min to drive from Nice to Split.

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Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Nice Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 13605+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs 6€.

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