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There are 4 ways to get from Split to Ancona by car ferry, bus, train or plane

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Car ferry  •  11 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53

$21 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna 537 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Ancona, Ancona

$69 - $217

Train  •  19 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Rv / ...

$87 - $160

Fly  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Ancona (AOI) SPU - AOI

$184 - $437

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Split to Ancona is to car ferry which costs 130 kn - 180 kn and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Ancona is to fly which costs 1.100 kn - 2.900 kn and takes 8 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Ancona. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Ancona, Ancona via Zagreb and Bologna, Bologna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Split and arriving at Ancona. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Ancona. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Ancona via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Villach Hbf and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 47 min.

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The distance between Split and Ancona is 237 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Ancona without a car is to car ferry which takes 11 h and costs 130 kn - 180 kn.

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The car ferry from Split to Ancona takes 11 h including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Split to Ancona bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, depart from Split station.

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Map of how to get from Split to Ancona.
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  • Distance: 148 miles
  • Duration: 11 h

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

You can take a bus from Split to Ancona via Zagreb and Bologna, Bologna in around 18 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Split to Ancona via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Villach Hbf, and Bologna C.Le in around 19 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Ancona via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Split to Ancona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Split to Ancona via Zagreb, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
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 Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Ancona, Ancona
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Bologna to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 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 Split to Ancona
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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Split to Ancona train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Ancona is to bus which takes 18 h and costs 440 kn - 1.400 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 550 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 19 h 47 min, you could also fly, which costs 1.100 kn - 2.900 kn and takes 8 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Ancona Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Split to Ancona bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ancona, Ancona station.

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Split to Ancona train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Ancona station.

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Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Split Airport to Ancona Airport.

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Book your Split to Ancona bus tickets online with FlixBus, FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 682+ hotels available in Ancona. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40 min and costs 17 kn.

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