There are 8 ways to get from Trieste to Split by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus Globtour  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste Zob to Split Zob N535

$35 - $65

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Bus, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Vrbovsko
  2. Take the train from Ostarije to Split

$36 - $51

6 alternative options

Bus Brioni Pula  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Opatija 944
  2. Take the bus from Opatija to Split

$39 - $69

Train  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Trieste to Ljubljana
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$46 - $77

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Trieste to Split 304.9 miles

$70 - $110

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Split (SPU) ZAG - SPU

$93 - $567

Fly from Trieste  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Split (SPU) TRS - SPU

$81 - $450

Shuttle to Pula, fly  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Portorož to Pula Airport
  2. Fly from Pula (PUY) to Split (SPU) PUY - SPU

$103 - $454

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trieste Zob and arriving at Split Zob. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Split. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Split via Ljubljana and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 52 min.

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The distance between Trieste and Split is 318 km. The road distance is 487.9 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Split without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs .

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The bus from Trieste Zob to Split Zob takes 9 h 35 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Trieste to Split bus services, operated by Globtour, depart from Trieste Zob station.

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Trieste to Split train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trieste station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Split is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 52 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Trieste to Split bus services, operated by Globtour, arrive at Split Zob station.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Split.
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  • Distance: 198.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 35 min

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

Globtour operates a bus from Trieste to Split once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min. FlixBus also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trieste to Split via Ljubljana, Zagreb Glavni Kolod., and Zagreb in around 12 h 52 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Pula to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Trieste to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Trieste to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Trieste to Split via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Trieste to Split via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Ostarije to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$28 - $40
Train from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
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 Trieste to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
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 Trieste to Split
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Vrbovsko
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste to Opatija
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$45 - $55
Private
$190 - $410
Shuttle from Portorož to Pula Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$33 - $36
Private
$80 - $150

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Trieste to Split train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Split station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Split is 488 km. It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to drive from Trieste to Split.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Trieste to Split bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 11979+ hotels available in Split. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 2 h 48 min and costs .

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