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There are 8 ways to get from Split to Bologna by car ferry, train, bus, car or plane

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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Car ferry, train  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...

$50 - $69

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Bus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb 936a
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna N482 / ...

$57 - $197

Train  •  16 h 38 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

$75 - $133

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  19 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Vodnjan
  2. Take the bus from Vodnjan to Bologna, Bologna 418

$55 - $84

Drive  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Split to Bologna 490.4 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Bologna  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Bologna (BLQ) SPU - BLQ

$164 - $426

Fly to Florence, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Florence (FLR) SPU - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$121 - $580

Fly to Verona, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Verona (VRN) SPU - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le

$168 - $587

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Split to Bologna is to car ferry and train which costs 320 kn - 450 kn and takes 13 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Bologna is to fly which costs 1.000 kn - 2.800 kn and takes 6 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 38 min.

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The distance between Split and Bologna is 422 km. The road distance is 784.7 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Bologna without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 13 h 22 min and costs 320 kn - 450 kn.

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It takes approximately 13 h 22 min to get from Split to Bologna, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Split to Bologna is to bus which takes 14 h 15 min and costs 360 kn - 1.300 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 480 kn - 900 kn and takes 16 h 38 min, you could also fly, which costs 1.000 kn - 2.800 kn and takes 6 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Split to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 263.9 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 22 min

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

You can take a bus from Split to Bologna via Zagreb in around 14 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Split to Bologna via Zagreb, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., and Villach Hbf in around 16 h 38 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Split to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Split to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Split to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Split to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Split to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,900
Flights from Split to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Split to Verona via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Split to Bologna via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Split to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Split to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Split to Verona via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Train operators
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 Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
$21 - $35
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 Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
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 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vodnjan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Vodnjan
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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

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Split to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Bologna is 785 km. It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to drive from Split to Bologna.

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Air Dolomiti, Condor Flugdienst, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Split to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1551+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 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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