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There are 6 ways to get from Sicily to Split by plane, ferry, car, car ferry, train, bus or bus and ferry

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  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Split (SPU) CTA - SPU

$81 - $457

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  32 h

  1. Take the bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli Baltour
  2. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

$79 - $110

4 alternative options

Ferry, drive, car ferry  •  25 h 2 min

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Naples
  3. Drive from Naples to Ancona
  4. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

$192 - $279

Train, car ferry  •  29 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ancona Ic / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split 53

$134 - $187

Bus and ferry, bus  •  32 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb 4
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Split

$237 - $288

Train  •  32 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini 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

$181 - $333

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The cheapest way to get from Sicily to Split is to bus and car ferry which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 32 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sicily to Split is to fly which costs 70€ - 400€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sicily to Split. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Split via Rome Tiburtina and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sicily to Split. However, there are services departing from Palermo Notarbartolo and arriving at Split via Palermo Centrale, Roma Termini, Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 55 min.

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The distance between Sicily and Split is 686 km.

The best way to get from Sicily to Split without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 29 h 51 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Sicily to Split, including transfers.

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Sicily to Split bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo station.

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Sicily to Split train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Palermo Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Split is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs 70€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 290€ and takes 32 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Sicily to Split.
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  • Distance: 428.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

easyJet, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Catania to Split every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Palermo to Split via Palermo Centrale, Roma Termini, Venezia Mestre, Villach Hbf, and Zagreb in around 32 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Catania to Split via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Catania to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Catania to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Split via Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Palermo Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
11 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
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 Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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
$20 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from PALERMO - PALERMO-P.Cairoli FS to Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Palermo to Ustica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $27
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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There is no direct flight from Catania Airport to Split Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Sicily to Split bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, arrive at Split station.

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

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Edelweiss Air, Ryanair, Condor Flugdienst and four other airlines offer flights from Catania Airport to Split Airport.

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There are 12290+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sicily to Catania Airport is to bus which takes 6 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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