Although far from the very heart of Croatia, Split is one of the most important Croatian cities for transit, located on the Adriatic coast. Certainly, it is also one of the significant cultural epicenters in the country. The distance between Split and the larger cities of Croatia is as follows: Šibenik 86 km, Zadar 157 km, Dubrovnik 235 km, Karlovac 361 km, Zagreb 408 km, Rijeka 415 km, Varaždin 491 km, Pula 518 km, Slavonski Brod 580 km, Osijek 687 km, while the distance of Split from some major cities of the Balkans is as follows: Sarajevo 242 km, Podgorica 342 km, Ljubljana 467 km, Belgrade 799 km. Here are some ways to get to Split:
- By car - If you went on vacation with your own vehicle, the fact that this wonderful coastal Croatian city is located at the junction of various important international and domestic land, water, and air routes will make your journey easier. If you are coming from the direction of Sovenia, the best and fastest way to reach Split is via the E65/E71 highway that runs north-south and starts in Malmö, Sweden, and ends in Chania, Greece. So this road is convenient both if you are coming from the north and if you are coming from the south. If you are coming from the direction of Serbia, more precisely from the east, it would be best to use the E70 highway to Zagreb, where you join the E65 highway.
- By bus - Split is a city that is characterized by excellent connections between intercity and international traffic. By bus you can reach all major Croatian cities, as well as the capitals and major cities of the surrounding countries. If, for example, you are in Zagreb and want to reach your destination Split as comfortably and quickly as possible, we recommend that you get on one of the fast and new buses and the journey will seem like a blink of an eye. The drive from Zagreb to Split takes about 5 hours and 15 minutes on average, and the ticket price ranges from 18 EUR to 25 EUR. If you are leaving from Belgrade, you need to allocate around 54.77 EUR for the trip, while from Ljubljana you need around 42 EUR.
- By plane - Split Airport is located not far from the city center, and transportation from the airport to the center, as well as from the port to the center, is provided and takes place every day according to a certain schedule, depending on whether it is summer or winter season. There is a direct line that takes you from Belgrade to Split, and the flight itself usually takes about an hour and a half, while one of the cheaper ticket prices is around 112.9 EUR. As for the flight from other Balkan capitals such as Podgorica, there is a direct flight, and the ticket price is somewhere around 120 EUR. However, we must emphasize that the order and frequency of flights changes, according to the season in which you decided to visit Split. For more information, call the airport in Split at +385 21 203 555.
- By boat - Since Split is a Croatian city located on the coast of the Adriatic Sea, it is not surprising that this fantastic city can also be reached by water, by boat. The port in Split is connected to many important ports such as the one in Dubrovnik. For more information, you can call Jadrolinija.