There are 5 ways to get from Split to Otočac by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Ličko Lešće

$46 - $59

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Bus Samoborček  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Gospić
  2. Take the bus from Gospic to Otočac

Bus via Šibenik  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Šibenik
  2. Take the bus from Sibenik to Otočac

Night bus, bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the night bus from Split to Gospić N920
  2. Take the bus from Gospic to Otočac

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Split to Otočac 166.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Split to Otočac is to drive which costs 200 kn - 300 kn and takes 2 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Otočac is to drive which costs 200 kn - 300 kn and takes 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Otočac. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Otočac via Gospic. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Split and Otočac is 179 km. The road distance is 267.1 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Otočac without a car is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 290 kn - 380 kn.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Split to Otočac, including transfers.

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Split to Otočac bus services, operated by Samoborček, depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Otočac is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 290 kn - 380 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 40 min.

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Split to Otočac bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Otočac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Otočac is 267 km. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Split to Otočac.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Otočac. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Split to Otočac.
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  • Distance: 112.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Otočac, Croatia?

Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Split to Otočac twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Otočac via Gospić and Gospic in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Ličko Lešće
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
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2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Gospic to Otočac
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Sibenik to Otočac
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
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
Night bus from Split to Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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