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There are 6 ways to get from Split to Bucharest by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SPU - OTP

$124 - $355

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Train  •  31 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Brasov Ic
  4. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A R / ...

$80 - $122

4 alternative options

Bus Omega Group  •  28 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Bratislava RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Bucuresti

$138 - $192

Bus Hafet Tours  •  30 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret

$90 - $127

Train, EuroNight  •  30 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kelenföld D
  3. Take the EuroNight from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara de Nord D

$117 - $178

Drive  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Split to Bucharest 746.1 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Split to Bucharest is to train which costs 500 kn - 800 kn and takes 31 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Bucharest is to fly which costs 800 kn - 2.300 kn and takes 7 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Bucuresti via Bratislava. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Zagreb, Budapest-Keleti and Brasov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 34 min.

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The distance between Split and Bucharest is 780 km. The road distance is 1193.7 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 6 min and costs 850 kn - 1.300 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Split to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Split to Bucharest bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Split station.

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

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The best way to get from Split to Bucharest is to fly which takes 7 h 14 min and costs 800 kn - 2.300 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 850 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 28 h 6 min, you could also train, which costs 500 kn - 800 kn and takes 31 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Split to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 487.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Bucharest, Romania?

Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Split to Bucharest every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Bucharest via Bratislava in around 28 h 6 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
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 to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
17 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Night train from Kelenföld to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
17 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Split to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Split, aut.kolodvor to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
regiojet.com
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bratislava to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
12 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Split to Bucharest bus services, operated by Omega Group, arrive at Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest is 1 h ahead of Split. It is currently 12:34 AM in Split and 1:34 AM in Bucharest.

Split to Bucharest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Bucharest is 1194 km. It takes approximately 15 h 12 min to drive from Split to Bucharest.

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Blue Air, Air Serbia, Tarom and four other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1920+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 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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