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Journey Information

There are 16 intercity buses per day from Split to Zagreb. Traveling by bus from Split to Zagreb usually takes around 5 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance161 mi (259 km)
Shortest duration4h 45m
Cheapest price€13.80
Trips per day14
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Split to Zagreb?

Typically €16.94 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Zagreb. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €17 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Split to Zagreb in May, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €25 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Split to Zagreb?

There are 3 bus lines from Split to Zagreb available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 15 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
APP by Arriva17h 10m€19.47
Autotrans by Arriva16h 35m€18.85
FlixBus155h 45m€18.61
  • APP by Arriva

    APP by Arriva

    Book APP by Arriva from Split to Zagreb from €19. There are 1 APP by Arriva schedules from Split to Zagreb and you can expect on average to pay for a APP by Arriva ticket to Zagreb. In Split, APP by Arriva departs to Zagreb from Bus Station and no other station. In Zagreb, APP by Arriva arrives at Avenija Marina Držića 4 and no other station.

    An average trip on APP by Arriva from Split to Zagreb takes 7 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available APP by Arriva trip will get you to Zagreb in 4 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, APP by Arriva offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Zagreb.

  • Autotrans by Arriva

    Autotrans by Arriva

    Book Autotrans by Arriva from Split to Zagreb from €18. There are 1 Autotrans by Arriva schedules from Split to Zagreb and you can expect on average to pay for a Autotrans by Arriva ticket to Zagreb. In Split, Autotrans by Arriva departs to Zagreb from Bus Station and no other station. In Zagreb, Autotrans by Arriva arrives at Avenija Marina Držića 4 and no other station.

    An average trip on Autotrans by Arriva from Split to Zagreb takes 6 hours and 35 minutes , while the fastest available Autotrans by Arriva trip will get you to Zagreb in 4 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Autotrans by Arriva offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Zagreb.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 15 trips from Split to Zagreb, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 45 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Split to Zagreb during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 259 kilometers from Split to Zagreb. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Zagreb. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Split?

The first bus leaves at 01:00 and the last bus leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all buses from Split to Zagreb, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Split to Zagreb every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 14 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Split

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Located on the picturesque Adriatic Coast, Split is the second-largest city in Croatia. With a history including Roman, Venetian, Austrian, French, Italian, and Yugoslav rule, Split has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its many historic attractions and strikingly varied architecture.

The Palazzo di Diocleziano lies at the city's historic heart. This exceptionally well-preserved 4th-century palace showcases the Roman emperor Diocletian's stately retirement home and military camp. Walk along the Roman streets with their original paving stones, and see if you can identify several "Game of Thrones" filming locations. After walking through the maze of cobblestone streets in Old Town, sit in one of the many cafes in People's Square for an afternoon coffee.

For even more of a taste of Croatia, visit one of the local restaurants. As Split is a coastal town, seafood dishes are the standard, but the flavors are far above standard! Make sure to try brudet, a traditional seafood stew commonly served along the Croatian coast. Finish your meal with mandulat, a traditional dessert from the Dalmatia region, made with honey and almonds.

You can easily reach Split from many national and international destinations. Split Airport offers international flights, and an airport shuttle bus provides easy access to the city. Bus services connect Split to many cities across Europe, including Budapest, Berlin, and Bratislava. Deutsche Bahn trains even run all the way to Split, so you can travel the entire length of Central Europe.

Zagreb

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Zagreb is the capital and largest city of Croatia. Although often overlooked as a travel destination, Zagreb is the center of Croatia's art, culture, academic, and sports scene, providing visitors with much to explore. Plus, it’s one of the cheapest capitals to visit in Central Europe!

Zagreb is divided into three areas: Gornji grad (upper town), which is over 1000 years old and hosts the Presidential palace as well as St Mark's Church; the Donji grad (lower town), home to 19th-century architecture, shops, theatres, cafes, and parks; and the Novi Zagreb (New Zagreb), which was developed post-World War II and is the main residential and business area of the city.

In what is known as the "city of museums," there is no shortage of fascinating places to shelter from the midday heat. The Museum of Broken Relationships is a unique but heartrending museum dedicated to lost love and the real stories of heartbreak. The Museum of Illusions offers a more lighthearted but equally compelling experience, with many deceiving and confusing exhibits on show.

Zagreb is well-connected to many other European cities and destinations throughout the continent. About 15 kilometers from the city center, Zagreb International Airport provides many national and international flight routes, and Zagreb Central Station is a major railway hub. Several bus companies depart Zagreb daily for cities like Dubrovnik, Split, Vienna, and Berlin.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Split?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Split.

All bus stations in Split:

  • Bus Station

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