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There are 9 ways to get from Split to Barcelona by plane, car, car ferry, train, ferry or bus

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Fly from Split  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Barcelona (BCN) SPU - BCN

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Drive to Dubrovnik, fly  •  6h 12m

  1. Drive from Split to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Barcelona (BCN) DBV - BCN

Car ferry, train  •  27h 39m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Part Dieu Fr
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave

Car ferry, drive, ferry  •  36h 29m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Drive from Ancona to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcellona

Train  •  29h 58m

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale Fa / ...
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lyon Part Dieu Fr
  6. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Barcelona-Sants Ave

Bus  •  33h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Split bus station to Zagreb 942b / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Barcelona Sants Central Bus Station Sofia Central Bus Station - Palos de la Frontera / ...

Bus via Venice  •  34h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Split to Pula
  2. Take the bus from Pula bus station to Venice Mestre 419
  3. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Barcelona

Car ferry, train, ferry  •  40h 35m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Ic
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to S. Marinella Re
  4. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcellona

Drive  •  18h 4m

  1. Drive from Split to Barcelona 1863.8 km

Split to Barcelona by car ferry, bus and train

The journey time between Split and Barcelona is around 27h 39m and covers a distance of around 1767 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 57m. Operated by SNAV, Jadrolinija, ATMA Ancona and others, the Split to Barcelona service departs from Split and arrives in Barcelona-Sants. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Services
27h 39m Average Duration
€130 Cheapest Price
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Croatia → Spain
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International entry into Spain from Croatia

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Conditions of entry into Spain from Croatia

  • There are no current restrictions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Yes, entry into Spain is currently allowed from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barcelona is 112.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barcelona is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barcelona is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 112.

No, returning to Croatia from Spain is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Oct 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Split to Barcelona is to bus which costs 500 kn - 850 kn and takes 33h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Barcelona is to fly which costs 460 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split station to Barcelona station. However, there are services departing from Split bus station and arriving at Barcelona Sants Central Bus Station via Zagreb Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Barcelona-Sants via Zagreb Glavni Kol., Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 58m.

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It is 1193 km from Split to Barcelona. It is approximately 1863.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Split to Barcelona without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 27h 39m and costs 950 kn - 2.000 kn.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Split to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Split to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Split bus station.

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Split to Barcelona train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5h 27m and costs 460 kn - 2.000 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1.300 kn - 2.900 kn and takes 29h 58m, you could also bus, which costs 500 kn - 850 kn and takes 33h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Split to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 1192.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 27m

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

Vueling Airlines, Air Serbia and seven other airlines fly from Split to Barcelona 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Split to Barcelona via Zagreb Glavni Kol., Villach Hbf, Venezia Mestre, Milano Centrale, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 29h 58m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €450
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €450
Flights from Dubrovnik to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Flights from Dubrovnik to Barcelona via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Dubrovnik to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Dubrovnik to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €450
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €800
Flights from Dubrovnik to Barcelona via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Basel
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €460
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €460
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Barcelona via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Split to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €100
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
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 Milano Centrale to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€53 - €58
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€33 - €37
Train from Roma Termini to S. Marinella
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€9 - €11
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Renfe SNCF
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Pula bus station to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Croatia Bus
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Book at
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Book at
samoborcek.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Book at
slavonija-bus.hr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Barcelona Sants Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
Union Ivkoni
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Split to Pula
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Book at
brioni.hr
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Barcellona
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €95
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Split to Barcelona bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Barcelona Sants Central Bus Station.

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Split to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Barcelona is 1864 km. It takes approximately 18h 4m to drive from Split to Barcelona.

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