There are 5 ways to get from Zagreb to Split by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Split N920

$19 - $40

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Train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Split

$26 - $40

Rideshare  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Zagreb to Split 256.9 miles

$21

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Split 256.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Split (SPU) ZAG - SPU

$62 - $268

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Split. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zagreb and arriving at Split. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Split is 259 km. The road distance is 411.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Split without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs .

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The bus from Zagreb to Split takes 5 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Zagreb to Split bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Split train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Split is to bus which takes 5 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 1 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 6 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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Zagreb to Split bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, arrive at Split station.

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  • Distance: 161.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

Promet Makarska operates a bus from Zagreb to Split hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Croatian Railways (HŽPP) operates a train from Zagreb to Split 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 1 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Bus operators
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.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
Bus from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Split is 411 km. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Zagreb to Split.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Split Airport.

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Book your Zagreb 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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Zagreb and Split. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 27 min and costs .

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