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

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 to Sitia  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Sitia (JSH) SPU - JSH

$953 - $4,103

Cheapest option

Bus via Sofia Serdika  •  39 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$146 - $198

6 alternative options

Fly to Irakleion  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Irakleion (HER) SPU - HER

$164 - $555

Fly to Chania  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Chania (CHQ) SPU - CHQ

$268 - $893

Bus, bus and ferry  •  35 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Budva
  2. Take the bus from Budva to Tirana
  3. Take the bus from Tirana to Lamia
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion

$160 - $191

Bus  •  40 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$205 - $277

Bus, train, car ferry  •  41 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Gevgelija
  3. Take the bus from Gevgelija to Athens
  4. Take the car ferry from Pireas to Heraklion

$161 - $285

Train, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd En
  3. Take the train from Novi Beograd to Niš
  4. Take the train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
  5. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia 491
  6. Take the bus from Sofia to Heraklion

$150 - $217

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Split to Crete is to bus which costs 900 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 39 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Crete is to fly which takes 7 h 8 min and costs 1.000 kn - 3.600 kn.

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The distance between Split and Crete is 1178 km.

It takes approximately 15 h 15 min to get from Split to Crete, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Crete. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Heraklion via Budva, Tirana and Lamia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Crete, Greece?

Aegean Airlines, Olympic Air and 13 other airlines fly from Split to Sitia every 3 hours.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Split to Sitia via Athens
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Split to Sitia via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Split to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Split to Sitia via Munich, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,200
Flights from Split to Sitia via Belgrade, Athens
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Sitia via Vienna, Athens
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Split to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Split to Sitia via Munich
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Split to Sitia via Zagreb, Munich
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Split to Sitia via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Split to Sitia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Split to Irakleion via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Split to Chania via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Split to Chania via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Split to Sitia via Rome, Irakleion
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Split to Irakleion via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Split to Chania via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Split to Chania via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Gevgelija
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $40
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Novi Beograd to Niš
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Budva
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $21
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Budva to Tirana
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
KTEL Fthiotidos
Phone
22310 - 51345
Email
info@ktelfthiotidos.gr
Website
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus from Tirana to Lamia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Bus and ferry from Lamia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
ktelfthiotidos.gr
Promet Makarska
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Gevgelija to Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$34 - $39
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Pireas to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$53 - $54
Airplane economy seats
$66 - $67
2-berth outside
$110 - $130
3-berth outside shower
$85 - $110

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