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

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

Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Split (SPU) ZRH - SPU

$101 - $372

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Split

$85 - $110

5 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Split (SPU) BSL - SPU

$99 - $366

Train, car ferry  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona Fb / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split

$125 - $199

Train  •  21 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$130 - $203

Bus Globtour  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Tomislavgrad
  2. Take the bus from Tomislavgrad to Split

$98 - $143

Drive  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Split 746.3 miles

$150 - $230

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Split, Croatia?

Edelweiss Air, Germania Flug AG and four other airlines fly from Zürich to Split 4 times a day. Alternatively, Arriva d.o.o. operates a bus from Zürich to Split 4 times a week, and the journey takes 18 h 6 min. Eurolines CH also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Split via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Basel to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Basel to Split via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zurich to Split
Ave. Duration
18 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Split
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zürich Hbf Nord to Tomislavgrad
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
globtour.com
Jelinak
Website
jelinak.com
Bus from Tomislavgrad to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
jelinak.com
Ferry operators
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$47
Vehicle
$70

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Split is 750 km. The road distance is 1194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Split is to bus which costs SFr 80 - SFr 110 and takes 18 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Split is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 370.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Split. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Split via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 4 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Split. Services depart six times a week, and operate Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 18 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Zürich to Split, including transfers.