There are 8 ways to get from Split to Istanbul by plane, bus, ferry 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 Split to Istanbul  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Istanbul (IST) SPU - IST

$174 - $274

Cheapest option

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  35 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Bar
  2. Take the bus from Bar to Istanbul

$75 - $104

6 alternative options

Bus to Sarajevo, fly to Istanbul  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Sarajevo
  2. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Istanbul (IST) SJJ - IST

$118 - $284

Ferry to Dubrovnik, fly to Istanbul  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Istanbul (IST) DBV - IST

$179 - $422

Bus to Sarajevo, fly to Sabiha Gokcen  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Sarajevo
  2. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) SJJ - SAW

$90 - $398

Bus Ozlem Tours  •  24 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Sarajevo
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
  3. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Istanbul

Bus  •  32 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Tetovo
  2. Take the bus from Tetovo to Istanbul

$104 - $134

Drive  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Split to Istanbul 947.6 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Split to Istanbul is to bus which costs 470 kn - 700 kn and takes 35 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Istanbul is to fly which costs 1.100 kn - 1.800 kn and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Split and Istanbul is 1065 km. The road distance is 1516.1 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Split to Istanbul, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Split to Istanbul is to fly which takes 7 h 40 min and costs 1.100 kn - 1.800 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Istanbul Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Istanbul is 2 h ahead of Split. It is currently 4:21 AM in Split and 5:21 AM in Istanbul.

Yes, the driving distance between Split to Istanbul is 1516 km. It takes approximately 16 h 31 min to drive from Split to Istanbul.

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Trade Air, Air Serbia, AtlasGlobal and five other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Istanbul Airport.

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Map of how to get from Split to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 665.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Istanbul, Turkey?

Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and 14 other airlines fly from Split to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Istanbul via Sarajevo, Novi Pazar, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 24 h 5 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Split to Istanbul via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Split to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $370
Flights from Sarajevo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Istanbul via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Split to Istanbul via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Split to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Split to Istanbul via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Split to Istanbul via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Novi Pazar to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Bar to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Tetovo
Ave. Duration
16 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 Tetovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Ferry operators

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