There are 5 ways to get from Split to Rab by bus, ferry, train, car or car ferry

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

Bus, line 9309 Catamaran  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Novalja
  2. Take the line 9309 Catamaran from Novalja to Rab 9309

$17 - $22

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Train, drive, car ferry, line 9309 Catamaran  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Gospić
  2. Drive from Gospić to Prizna
  3. Take the car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen 335
  4. Take the line 9309 Catamaran from Novalja to Rab

$31 - $48

Bus Brioni Pula  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Starigrad

$32 - $63

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Senj, Starigrad 941

$23 - $37

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Split to Stinica
  2. Take the car ferry from Stinica to Rab

$32 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Split to Rab is to bus and line 9309 Catamaran which costs 100 kn - 150 kn and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Rab is to drive and car ferry which costs 200 kn - 380 kn and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Rab. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Rab via Starigrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Split and Rab is 193 km.

The best way to get from Split to Rab without a car is to bus and line 9309 Catamaran which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 100 kn - 150 kn.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Split to Rab, including transfers.

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

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Split to Rab bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Senj, Starigrad station.

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There are 3683+ hotels available in Rab. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Split to Rab.
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  • Distance: 120.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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

Brioni Pula operates a bus from Split to Rab once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $55 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Gospić
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
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 Split to Senj, Starigrad
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Ferry from Novalja to Rab
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$3 - $5
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Žigljen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
ap.hr
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Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Rapska Plovidba
Phone
+385 (0) 51 724 122
Email
rapska-plovidba@ri.t-com.hr
Website
rapska-plovidba.hr
Car ferry from Stinica to Rab
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $16
Schedules at
rapska-plovidba.hr
Adult
$3
Car
$16

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