There are 7 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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Carferry, train  •  15 h 49 min

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

$53 - $74

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Car ferry, train  •  16 h 2 min

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

$53 - $74

Carferry, bus  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Take the carferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the bus from Ancona to Rome Tiburtina

$55 - $81

Bus  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb 936a
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome N997

$72 - $129

Train  •  19 h 6 min

  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 / ...

$105 - $198

Carferry, drive  •  14 h 8 min

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

$66 - $98

Fly  •  4 h 29 min

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

$59 - $310

Questions & Answers

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 Tiburtina/Verano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 27 min.

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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 19 h 6 min.

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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 carferry and train which takes 15 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 h 49 min 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 18 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 19 h 6 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Split Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Split to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Split to Italy.
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  • Distance: 200.4 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 49 min

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Italy?

You can take a bus from Split to Rome via Zagreb, Rome, and Tiburtina/Verano in around 18 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Split to Rome via Zagreb, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., Villach Hbf, and Bologna C.Le in around 19 h 6 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Falconara Marittima to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
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
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 Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
4 h 22 min
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
2 h 15 min
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
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Prima Linee
Phone
0733.818638
Website
primalinee.com
Bus from Ancona to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
romamarchelinee.it
Promet Makarska
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 Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $28
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$47
Vehicle
$70

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

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

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There are 564+ 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 40 min and costs .

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