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There are 7 ways to get from Split to Milan by plane, car ferry, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Milan Linate (LIN) SPU - LIN

88€ - 274€

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Car ferry, train via Bologna  •  16h 7m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale Fa / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr / ...

40€ - 118€

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Car ferry, train  •  16h 1m

  1. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  2. Take the train from Ancona to Milano P.Garibaldi Fr

45€ - 118€

Bus  •  16h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Split bus station to Zagreb K954 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Milan 402

54€ - 78€

Train  •  18h 21m

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana Ec
  3. Take the train from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale Re
  4. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr

68€ - 154€

Bus via Pula  •  19h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Split to Pula
  2. Take the bus from Pula to Milan International

91€ - 116€

Drive  •  8h 59m

  1. Drive from Split to Milan 890.8 km

110€ - 160€

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International entry into Italy from Croatia

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from Croatia
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Milan is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Milan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Milan is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Italy.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Split to Milan is to car ferry and train via Bologna which costs 300 kn - 900 kn and takes 16h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Split to Milan is to fly which takes 7h 5m and costs 650 kn - 2.100 kn.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split station to Milan. However, there are services departing from Split bus station and arriving at via bazzoni, 14 prima di p.za conciliazione via Zagreb and via natta dopo via trenno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Milan. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Milano Centrale via Zagreb Glavni Kol., Ljubljana and Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 21m.

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The distance between Split and Milan is 615 km. The road distance is 890.8 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Milan without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 16h 1m and costs 330 kn - 900 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Split to Milan, including transfers.

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Split to Milan bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Split bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Split to Milan is to fly which takes 7h 5m and costs 650 kn - 2.100 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 400 kn - 600 kn and takes 16h 38m, you could also train, which costs 500 kn - 1.200 kn and takes 18h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Split to Milan.
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  • Distance: 614.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 5m

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Milan, Italy?

Alitalia, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Split to Milan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Milan via Zagreb, Milan, and via natta dopo via trenno in around 16h 38m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Flights from Split to Milan Linate via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 440€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Split to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Split to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 360€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 100€
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
40€ - 65€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
13€ - 18€
Base Standard
20€ - 28€
Base Premium
24€ - 35€
Train from Trieste Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
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 Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
25€ - 28€
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
9€ - 11€
Regional Train Ticket
7€ - 10€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
13€ - 16€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Milan
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 45€
Schedules at
ap.hr
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
Crnja Tours
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Split to Pula
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Stav Bus
Phone
0381 325195
Email
stavbus@stav.it
Website
stavautolinee.it
Bus from Pula to Milan
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Schedules at
stavautolinee.it
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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Milan Linate Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Split to Milan train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Milan is 891 km. It takes approximately 8h 59m to drive from Split to Milan.

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Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 4305+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 75€ 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 15 kn - 17 kn.

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