A beautiful view from within central Split-mobile

How to get from
Bol to Split

Bol to Split Trip Overview

Distance32 km (20.0 miles)
Price range$21-$782
Ride Duration Range1h-2h 5m
Earliest Departure13:30
Latest Departure23:00

The easiest and most affordable way to get from Bol Brac Island to Split is by ferry. Be mindful that during the busy season in the summer, there are six transports per day, but the rest of the year there are far less. Once in Split, take advantage of the boat tours, relax on the beach, visit Diocletian’s Palace, or hike up Marjan Hill. The best time to take advantage of the weather while crowds are still thin is September and October.

Travel Schedule Options from Bol to Split

Taking a bus from Bol to Split

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The fastest: 1h

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The fastest: 2h 5m

The cheapest: $287




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The cheapest: $261




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A beautiful view from within central Split

About the Ride from Bol to Split

Getting from Bol to Split by Ferry

These ferries are comfortable and well-equipped with seating, AC, and a bar where you can purchase snacks and drinks.
If there is poor weather, the ferry cannot sail. In turn, passengers will have the option to take the next available ferry or receive a full refund. This is a passenger ferry only and cars are not allowed.

Getting from Bol to Split by Minivan

Minivans offer a comfortable option with plenty of space for a group of up to 8 people, especially those coming from or going to the airport. The convenience and flexibility of pickup and drop-off locations without compromising on speed create a smooth and more enjoyable. There is also an option for a child's seat free of charge.

Getting from Bol to Split by Car

Cars offer a comfortable option for up to 3 people. The convenience and flexibility of pickup and drop-off locations without compromising on speed create a smooth and more enjoyable experience. There is also an option for a child's seat free of charge.

Attractions to Explore in Split

Split, Croatia has many must-visit destinations, including Diocletian's Palace, Cathedral of St. Domnius, Riva Promenade, Marjan Hill, Bacvice Beach, Peristyle, Split City Museum, and Jupiter's Temple. These attractions offer a glimpse into the city's rich history, culture, and natural beauty.

How to Get Around Within Split

Walking and using public transportation are the most popular and effective ways to get around Split. Biking and renting motorbikes are available but less popular because of narrow streets and heavy traffic. The terrain of the city is mostly flat, and the roads and sidewalks are well-paved and marked. Taxis and Ubers are available for those who would like, but renting a car is difficult because of the lack of parking.

When is the Best Time to Visit Split?

The best time to visit Split, Croatia, is during the summer months of June, July, and August when the weather is warm and sunny, and the sea is ideal for swimming and water activities. However, this is also the peak tourist season, so expect crowded beaches and higher prices for accommodation and tours.

Best Beaches in Split

Split, Croatia has several beautiful beaches, including Bacvice Beach, Kasjuni Beach, Bene Beach, Trstenik Beach, Kaštelet Beach, Znjan Beach, and Jezinac Beach. These beaches offer a range of features, such as sandy or rocky shores, shallow or deep waters, and various facilities for families, snorkelers, and sunbathers.

Best National Parks in Split

Split, Croatia has several nearby national parks that are worth visiting, including Krka National Park with its famous waterfalls, Plitvice Lakes National Park with interconnected lakes and waterfalls, Paklenica National Park with rugged cliffs and canyons, and Biokovo Nature Park with its mountain range and stunning views of the coast. Each park offers a unique natural beauty and outdoor activities, such as hiking, swimming, and wildlife spotting.

Best Food and Drink to Try in Split

Split, Croatia offers a rich culinary scene that blends Mediterranean and Central European influences. Must-try foods and drinks include Pasticada, black risotto, grilled fish, Dalmatian prosciutto, rakija, local wines, and creative cocktails.

Where to Get a SIM Card in Split

There are several places where you can get a SIM card in Split, Croatia.

At the airport, you conveniently can find SIM card providers, but these options are a bit more expensive when compared to what you will find in the city center. If this is your choice, consider exploring E-sims with a few easy clicks.
You can also find SIM cards at the ferry port, and convenience stores, as well as mobile network provider shops in major city centers including T-Mobile, A1, and Tele2.
When buying a SIM card, make sure to bring your passport or ID card as it may be required to complete the purchase. Additionally, make sure to ask about the available mobile data plans and their pricing, as well as any additional fees or charges.

Safety Tips While Traveling in Split

According to the UK government, crime rates in Croatia are low
In general, when traveling it is important to keep valuables safe and be cautious of pickpockets. Drink responsibly and be aware of your surroundings, especially when in crowded or unfamiliar areas. Use caution when driving, as roads can be narrow and winding. Respect local customs and laws, and use common sense to stay safe and enjoy your trip.

How to Avoid Tourist Traps and Find Hidden Gems

Some of the best-hidden gems in Split, Croatia include Marjan Hill, Veli Varoš neighborhood, the Museum of Senses, Klis Fortress, and Galerija Meštrović. These off-the-beaten-path attractions offer a unique perspective on the city and are worth exploring for those seeking something different.

Tips for Traveling on a Budget in Split

Traveling on a budget in Split, Croatia is possible by visiting in the shoulder season, staying in hostels or Airbnb accommodations, using public transportation, eating like a local, taking free walking tours, visiting free attractions, and bargaining at local markets.

Tips for Avoiding Crowds in Split

To avoid crowds in Split, Croatia, consider visiting during the shoulder season, exploring lesser-known neighborhoods, taking day trips to nearby islands, avoiding popular attractions during peak hours, and booking accommodations away from the city center.

Best Ways to Experience Split's Nightlife

Experience a lively and diverse nightlife scene, with options including rooftop bars with stunning views, nightclubs, live music venues, bars and pubs within Diocletian's Palace, beach clubs, and pub crawls. With something for everyone, visitors can enjoy drinks, music, and dancing in Split's unique and vibrant atmosphere.

Best Spots for Diving and Snorkeling in Split

Split, Croatia has several great spots for diving and snorkeling, including Blue Hole on the island of Vis, Cape Kamenjak, Brac Island, Pakleni Islands, and Vranjaca Cave. These locations offer crystal-clear waters, underwater caves, and diverse marine life, providing opportunities for both beginners and experienced divers to explore the underwater world.

Covid-19 Restrictions in Croatia

According to the UK government, there are currently no travel restrictions for Croatia.
It is important to note that COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines are subject to change and vary by country. Before traveling to a new destination, it is recommended that you check the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines for that specific country, as well as any entry requirements such as vaccination or negative test results. It is also important to follow local guidelines and practices to ensure your safety and the safety of others while traveling during the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Is There a Car Ferry Available? Or Is This Only a Passenger Ferry?

At the moment, there are no Car Ferries available to transport cars across this route.

What Is the Luggage Allowance for the Ferry?

The regular ferry ticket allows each passenger to bring luggage weighing up to 20 kilograms, or 44 lbs. Each provider may vary slightly. You can confirm luggage allowances before checkout.

Can I Purchase a Ticket at the Ferry Station? Or Should I Purchase It in Advance?

To avoid any inconvenience during peak season, it's best to purchase your ferry ticket in advance. Although some providers may offer on-site purchases at the ferry station, availability is not guaranteed, making it a riskier option.

Companies Operating from Bol to Split

Average time

2h 5m

Average price

$261 - $287


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Average time

1h 15m

Average price

$539 - $782


Popular stations and stops in Bol and Split

Departure stations in Bol

Bol Port

Bol - Any hotel

Bol Main Pier

Bol Port

Arrival stations in Split

Split Ferry Port

Matejuska Port

Split Airport (SPU)

Obala Lazareta 3

Split Ferry Terminal

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