Brac to Split

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Overview Compare from Bol from Milna Car Ferry from Supetar To Stay

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What to expect when visiting Split

Split is a coastal town and transport hub in Central Croatia. Its strategic location on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea makes it a good jump-off point when visiting nearby islands, such as Brac and Hvar.

A beautiful mix of old and new, Split is a great place to explore Croatia’s colourful history while also enjoying modern luxuries. Even if you’re just passing by after exploring Brac, we hope you can make a quick visit to the Old Town and Diocletian’s Palace. You can also climb the Bell Tower of St. Domnius for the best views!

How to prepare for your visit to Split

Ferries from Brac to Split

There are 3 ways you can travel the 35 km distance from Brac to Split: a 1-hour ferry from Bol, a 30-minute ferry from Milna, and a 50-minute car ferry from Supetar. Rates range from 44 KN (€5.50) to 164 KN (€21.50).

Transport ModeDurationCostsAvailability
Ferry from Bol1 hour44 KN (€5.50)Check Ferry Tickets
Ferry from Milna30 minutes34 KN (€4.45)Check Ferry Tickets
Car Ferry from Supetar50 minutes164 KN (€21.50)Check Ferry Tickets

The easiest and most convenient way to get from Brac to Split is via a direct ferry from Bol, the island’s main tourist area. Ticket prices start from 44 KN (€5.50), and travel time is just around an hour.

The ferry from Milna, Brac to Split is a great choice if you’re already on the west side of the island. Fares start from 34 KN (€4.45) for the 30-minute ferry.

Car ferries are also available from Supetar to Split. There are multiple departures daily all year round. Travel time is only 50 minutes, and combined rates for car and passenger start from 164 KN ($22). This route is a great alternative if the ferries from Bol are already fully-booked. From Bol, you can take a bus to Supetar.

Itinerary from Brac to Split

Bol, Brac to Split by High-Speed Ferry

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 44 KN (€5.50)
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: 44 KN (€5.50)

When travelling from the main tourist area of Bol to Split, you can choose between high-speed ferries and catamarans.

The Jardolinija catamaran operates all year round. Travel time is 1 hour with rates from 44 KN ($6).

Meanwhile, high-speed ferries are more comfortable but more expensive at 130 KN ($17.50). Note that these high-speed ferries are available only during the summer season (June to September).

Departure and arrival station

These ferries depart from the Port of Bol. It is the only port on the south coast of Brac island. This port is also close to hotels and restaurants in the city centre.

All ferries dock at Split Ferry Port, located 500 m south of the Old Town.

Ferry schedule from Bol to Split

Ferry OperatorScheduleCosts
(All year)
44 KN (€5.50)
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KSC Naranca
130 KN (€17)
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Kapetan Luka
20:00-20:45156 KN (€20.50)
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Although ferry tickets are available at the port, we highly recommend that you book your tickets online to secure a seat.

Milna, Brac to Split by High-Speed Ferry

Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: 34 KN (€4.45)
Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: 34 KN (€4.45)

Are you staying on Brac Island’s west side? There are also ferries operating from Milna to Split. Milna is a beautiful Dalmatian fishing village located some 45 km west of Bol.

The distance is shorter from this side of the island, so the ferry rides are also cheaper.

Jadrolinija is the only catamaran operating all year round, but it’s available only on Wednesdays. The other ferries run only between April and October.

Ticket prices from Milna, Brac to Split start from 34 KN (€4.45). Travel time is 30 minutes to about an hour.

Departure and arrival station

Ferries from Milna to Split depart from Milna Port. This port is within walking distance from the town centre.

The last stop for the ferries from Milna to Split is also Split Ferry Port. If you’re staying in Bol but taking the ferry from Milna, you can take a taxi with fares from 470 KN (€62).

If you’re on a budget, it’s much cheaper to take a bus from Bol to Milna. You’ll have to take a bus going north to Supetar, from where you can take another bus bound for Milna. The journey takes around 1.5 hours. Combined bus fares start from 77 KN (€10).

Ferry schedules from Milna to Split

Ferry OperatorScheduleCosts
(All year)
08:05-08:3534 KN (€4.45)
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KSC Naranca
06:25-07:3058 KN (€7.50)
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TP Line
20:00-20:3062 KN (€8)
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Kapetan Luka
19:55-20:2582 KN (€10.50)
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Kapetan Luka and KSC Naranca offer daily trips from Milna to Split. Although pricier, they get generally good reviews. TP Line is also a new ferry operating on this route.

Meanwhile, Jadrolinija ferries are available only on Wednesdays, giving you limited choices with your trip.

Supetar, Brac to Split by Car Ferry

Duration: 50 minutes
Cost: 164 KN (€21.50)
Duration: 50 minutes
Cost: 164 KN (€21.50)

Travelling by car from Brac to Split? Jadrolinija operates car ferries from Supetar, the largest town in Brac. Supetar on the north coast is about a 45-minute drive from the main tourist area of Bol.

You have several choices since there are departures throughout the day from 05:00 to 22:45 during the summer season (June to September).

Outside the summer season, there are still about nine ferry trips daily with the earliest one at 06:30. You can take this car ferry as a foot passenger throughout the year.

Travel time from Supetar to Split is 50 minutes. A ticket costs 32 KN ($4.35) per passenger, and car rates start from 132 KN ($18).

Departure and arrival station

The car ferries depart from Supetar Ferry Port in the city centre. If you’re a foot passenger from Bol, buses are available up to Supetar Bus Station, located 5-minutes away from the port. The bus ride will take about an hour and cost 50 KN ($6.50).

You will also arrive at Split Ferry Port, same as the other passenger ferries from Brac to Split.

Ferry Schedule from Supetar to Split

Ferry OperatorScheduleDurationCosts
Jadrolinija9x departures a day from
06:30 to 22:45
50 minutes32 KN (€4.20) pp*
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*This quoted price is excluding the fee of 132 KN (€17) per car.

For the fees for other vehicle types, you can check the rates on their website.

Our favourite places to stay in Split

Important: Tourism in Croatia is very seasonal. Much of the available accommodation in Croatia is fully booked in the summer, but many sites are closed in the winter months. With July and August being the peak season, rates can rise 3 times as high as compared the low season or shoulder months. We recommend booking your accommodation at least 1 month in advance to lock in better rates.

Apartment and Room Stone House - Budget Friendly

These modern and airy apartments, situated in Split centre are just moments away from the famous Diocletian’s palace, Bacvice Beach and a not unimportant - a delicious local bakery.

Watch the world go by on your own private balcony, or just relax after a day of exploring Split in your newly renovated, air-conditioned room. Nothing is too much for the host, Goran, who can give you the best insider tips.

  • Newly renovated
  • Short walk to famous landmarks
  • Very friendly host
  • Private balconies available

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Guest House Kala - Mid-Range

Close to the hustle and bustle of Split, but still located within a quiet neighbourhood. At House Kala you do not need to worry about being kept up at night.

The rooms boast a homely and charming ambience, utilising the rustic stone that Split is famous for. Each room has their own private patio, where you can enjoy your welcome drink and relax.

  • Modern and clean rooms
  • Welcome drink
  • Great location
  • Friendly and helpful hosts

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Luxury Rooms Lucija and Luka - Treating Yourself

Located within the pedestrian zone of Split’s Old Town, you can’t be closer to the centre than this hotel. The rooms offer a stunning blend of modern and old, with each one having a seating area, minbar and coffee machine.

You’ll struggle to find a fault in this hotel, especially when the hosts are so incredibly kind and helpful.

  • Perfect location
  • Room views of Split’s landmarks
  • Friendly hosts
  • Large and clean rooms

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