Split's ferry port makes a scenic entrance
Whether by plane, boat, bus, train or car, it's getting ever easier to travel to Split. With trains, planes, a motorway to Zagreb plus dozens of ferries and buses, Split is becoming one of Croatia's prime points of entry.
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Low-cost carriers are adding Split to their flight plans making air travel to Split remarkably good value with more choices than ever, particularly in the summer. Read more.
Split has a massive ferry port with boats coming and going from Italy and the Croatian islands. The only international connection, however, is to Ancona, Italy. Read more.
The Split bus station is a busy, busy place with buses going up and down the coast and further afield. If coming from Dubrovnik, taking a bus to Split is a breeze but from Istria it's a long haul. Read more.
If you're coming from Zagreb a train to Split can be a comfortable and convenient alternative to a bus if it fits within your schedule but there are only two or three a day. There are no trains to Dubrovnik or anywhere else along the coast. Read more.
A long-awaited motorway connecting Zagreb and Split has shortened travel time between the two cities to a mere four hours. Someday pretty soon (say 2050) that motorway will run as far south as Dubrovnik and maybe even beyond. Travel time will be much shorter but no way will it be as scenic as the winding, sometimes scary coastal road. If you're coming from Istria, there's another motorway that will zip you from Rijeka to Split in a little over four hours.
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