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There are 6 ways to get from Split to Italy 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  •  15h 46m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Ic / ...

$53 - $74

Cheapest option

Car ferry, bus  •  17h 50m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the bus from Ancona to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 554

$43 - $61

4 alternative options

Bus  •  18h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb 936a / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina 4

$185 - $195

Train  •  19h 6m

  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
  4. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$102 - $190

Car ferry, drive  •  14h 8m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Drive from Ancona to Rome

$66 - $97

Fly  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Rome (FCO) SPU - FCO

$59 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Split to Italy is to car ferry and bus which costs 270 kn - 400 kn and takes 17h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Italy is to fly which costs 370 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Italy. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Zagreb and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Italy. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Roma Termini via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Villach Hbf and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 6m.

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The distance between Split and Italy is 321 km.

The best way to get from Split to Italy without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 15h 46m and costs 340 kn - 480 kn.

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It takes approximately 15h 46m to get from Split to Italy, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Split to Italy is to bus which takes 18h 49m and costs 1.150 kn - 1.300 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 650 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 19h 6m, you could also fly, which costs 370 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 4h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Split to Italy.
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  • Distance: 200.4 miles
  • Duration: 15h 46m

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Italy?

You can take a bus from Split to Rome via Zagreb and Staz.ne Tiburtina in around 18h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Split to Rome via Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Villach Hbf, and Bologna C.Le in around 19h 6m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
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
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
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
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
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 Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ancona to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11h
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
11h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Split to Italy bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Split to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Croatia Airlines and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 559+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40m and costs 17 kn.

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