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

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  •  7 h 4 min

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

$124 - $355

Cheapest option

Train, EuroNight  •  32 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Kelenföld Adria First Flight
  2. Take the EuroNight from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara de Nord Dacia

$66 - $102

4 alternative options

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  20 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Budapest Népliget 949
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Bucharest

$112 - $158

Train  •  31 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Budapest-Keleti Adria First Flight
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic / ...

$117 - $173

Bus Hafet Tours  •  32 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

$91 - $128

Drive  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Split to Bucharest 746.1 miles

$140 - $220

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

Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Split to Bucharest every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Bucharest via Budapest Népliget and Budapest in around 20 h 56 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 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 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,600
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Split to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Split to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
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
Bus operators
Eurolines HU
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Split to Budapest
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Budapest to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Brianna Tour
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
18 h
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 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Split and Bucharest is 780 km. The road distance is 1194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Split to Bucharest is to train and EuroNight which costs 410 kn - 650 kn and takes 32 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Split to Bucharest is to fly which takes 7 h 4 min and costs 750 kn - 2.300 kn.

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 Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Split to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Bucharest via Budapest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Split to Bucharest, including transfers.