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There are 10 ways to get from Utrecht to Makarska by train, plane, bus, ferry, night train or car

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Split, bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Split (SPU) AMS - SPU
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Split, bus  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Split (SPU) DUS - SPU
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Dubrovnik, ferry  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dubrovnik (DBV) AMS - DBV
  3. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Makarska

Train to Rotterdam, fly to Split, bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Split (SPU) RTM - SPU
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Train, bus  •  22h 25m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus from München to Makarska

Bus  •  25h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Visoko
  2. Take the bus from Visoko to Makarska

Train, bus via Zagreb  •  27h 37m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. 211 / ...
  4. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Ic
  5. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Train, bus #2  •  29h 10m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Night train, bus  •  31h 30m

  1. Take the night train from Utrecht Centraal to Wien Meidling Nj
  2. Take the night train from Wien Meidling to Split En
  3. Take the bus from Split to Makarska

Drive  •  15h 38m

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Makarska 1725.5 km

Utrecht to Makarska by train and bus

The journey time between Utrecht and Makarska is around 23h 53m and covers a distance of around 1849 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 46m. The fastest journey normally takes 23h 53m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), DB Fernverkehr, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Utrecht to Makarska service departs from Utrecht Centraal and arrives in Makarska. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
21h 7m
Layover time:
2h 46m
Total time:
23h 53m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
23h 53m
Journey distance:
1849 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
1.271 kn
Carbon emissions:
172 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:37
Last service departs at:
08:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Utrecht to Makarska train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Makarska is to bus which costs €80 - €140 and takes 25h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Makarska is to train and fly and bus which costs €75 - €250 and takes 7h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Utrecht to Makarska. However, there are services departing from Utrecht and arriving at Makarska via Visoko. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 26m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Makarska is 1319 km. The road distance is 1725.5 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Makarska without a car is to train and bus which takes 22h 25m and costs €120 - €270.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Utrecht to Makarska, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Makarska bus services, operated by Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic, depart from Utrecht station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Split Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Utrecht to Makarska bus services, operated by Jelinak, arrive at Makarska station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Makarska is 1725 km. It takes approximately 15h 38m to drive from Utrecht to Makarska.

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  • Distance: 1319.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Makarska, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Utrecht to Makarska via Visoko in around 25h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.600 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.100 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.100 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 4.400 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.800 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.600 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
470 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.900 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.900 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 3.500 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.100 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.800 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.100 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Split
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kn - 4.700 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dubrovnik via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from Rotterdam to Split via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 7.500 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.300 kn
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Split
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.600 kn
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
65 kn - 150 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
65 kn - 90 kn
1st Class
110 kn - 150 kn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
140 kn - 330 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
140 kn - 200 kn
1st Class
230 kn - 330 kn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
75 kn - 180 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
75 kn - 110 kn
1st Class
130 kn - 180 kn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130 kn - 300 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
130 kn - 180 kn
1st Class
210 kn - 300 kn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120 kn - 290 kn
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
120 kn - 180 kn
1st Class
210 kn - 290 kn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
800 kn - 1.200 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
440 kn - 600 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Oberhausen Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
600 kn - 900 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
310 kn - 420 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 390 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Utrecht Centraal to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
700 kn - 950 kn
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 kn - 60 kn
Book at
Promet Makarska
Bus from München to Makarska
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
330 kn - 470 kn
Book at
Promet Makarska
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Globtour
Phone
+387 36 651-393
Email
info@globtour.com
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Makarska Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 65 kn
Website
Globtour
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Makarska
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split bus station to Makarska bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45 kn - 60 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Utrecht to Visoko
Ave. Duration
19h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
490 kn - 850 kn
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Visoko to Makarska
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Duisburg to Split
Ave. Duration
25h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 kn - 800 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Ferry operators

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