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Getting from Zagreb to Split by Bus

Many travellers lands to Zagreb Airport and continue their travel further to Croatian coast. The city of Split is one of the most visited destinations on the coast. For travelling from Zagreb to Split you can choose to drive, take the bus, train or a plane or even a private transfer. 

The cheapest way of travelling from Zagreb to Split is taking a bus ride. There are numerous buses throughout the day and night, especially during the summer season. The distance between Zagreb and Split is 408 km.

how long does the bus ride takes

Buses depart from Zagreb Bus Terminal which is situated only 10 minutes by tram from the main square. Buses take the route through continental Croatia passing through Karlovac, Plitvice, Zadar, Sibenik, Vodice (depending on the company).

The bus travel takes 5 - 6 hours depending on the bus company you choose and the traffic on the road. Most buses operating on this route are comfortable, air-conditioned and have Wi-Fi onboard. 

bus ticket prices

Prices vary according to the bus company, but they are around 150 - 200 HRK. Please note that bigger pieces of luggage must be places in hold of the bus. Each piece costs around 6 - 7 HRK.

how to book bus tickets

Bus tickets for specific bus can be purchased from the departing bus station. You can also book bus tickets at BOOKAWAY, an online booking platform from which you can purchase bus tickets for most bus lines in Croatia as well as for buses to other countries.

We advise you to buy bus tickets IN ADVANCE especially if you are travelling in a high season due to popularity of this kind of travel in Croatia




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