Updated: Mar 5, 2018
Omis is a small picturesque town located about 20 km South-East from Split, in direction of Dubrovnik. There are few possibilities to travel from Split to Omis: by car, by bus and/or by local bus.
City of Omis.
Traveling from Split to Omis by car
From Split to Omis there is a statal road (free of charge); the journey is about 20-30 min. depending on traffic conditions, approx. 20 km from the city center of Split to the city of Omis. To travel from Split to Omis you need to take the "Magistrala", Adriatic road in direction of Omis - Makarska - Dubrovnik. In the city center of Omis, immediatelly after passing a short bridge over the Cetina river, turn right at the first lights and searh for the parking place on street. The parking is mainly on payment and close to the beach and the city center (less than 1-2 minutes walking).
Traveling from Split to Omis by taxi or in private transfer?
Taxi from Split to Omis is not recommended; the price of the taxi ride can not be estimated and they usually charge more than it is usually due for this journey. If you have no other possibilities and if you need to take the taxi, be sure to arrange the price of the ride before taking the drive (it should not cost you over 50 EURO), or, if you can choose which taxi service to take, I would recommend Uber or Green taxi services. Private transfer is the best; the most reliable and the fastest way to get from Split to the city center of Omis. In collaboration with local transfer agencies, I can arrange you the private transfer from any pick up point in Split, directly to the city center of Omis. The price of the transfer is 45 EURO in one direction (car transfer for up to 4 persons); 60 EURO (mini van transfer for 5 up to 8 persons). You can book your transfer sending me your e-mail enquiry at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are planing a trip from Split to Omis, take a look at our private tour transfer from Split to Omis (tour time approx. 4 hours, price 90 EUR for up to 4 persons, 120 EUR for 5 up to 8 persons, with professional driver).
Traveling from Split to Omis by local bus
Local bus line 60, Split-Omis-Split. The ticket cost is 21 HRK for adults (approx. 2,8 EUR / person); 5 HRK for children (6-10 years old). The return ticket cost is 33 HRK (approx. 4,4 EUR). The single one way ticket can be purchased at the bus, from the driver, payments are strictly in kuna and the price is the same as for buying it at the sale point. If you need tickets for more than one ride, you need to buy them at one of the sale points (payments in kuna but in majority of sale points debit and credit cards are also accepted). Please note that when you buy tickets at the sale point, you need to show your ticket to the driver for the validation when you get the bus.
Bus tickets sale points
The bus tickets for one ride, 2 rides or a block of 5 & 10 rides can be purchased at the official sale points: Bus ticket office: Address: Ulica Ivana Gundulića 33 (at the bus terminal Sukoišan) & at the kiosk of Tisak and/or Slobodna Dalmacija (kiosks sell newspapapers, tobacco, beverages, snacks, chewings, ... you can find them easily as there are many of them all around the city, as well as in the old town.
The main problem traveling by local bus is the time of the journey (usually more than 1 hour, as there are frequent stops on the way from Split to Omis) and the location of the departure station in Split, Sukoišan bus terminal (Address: Licka ulica), which is located approx. 1 km from the city center. From the city center to the terminal there are approx. 20 minutes walking, otherwise you need to take the local bus or a taxi. On the other hand, the main bus station in Omis (the last stop of the line) is located close to the old town, a short walking distance. There are frequent daily departures, approx. each 30 minutes. This is the most convenient way to travel from Split to Omis and viceversa.
Read more: Everything you need to know about public transport in Split
Traveling from Split to Omis by bus
From the main bus station in Split (Autobusni kolodvor Split) there are frequent daily departures from Split to Omis. The prices of the tickets are already from 2 EUR in one direction, journey approx. 30 minutes. The tickets can be purchased online at GetbyBus: Split - Omis by bus or you can buy them at the main bus terminal in Split. The main bus station in Split (Autobusni Kolodvor Split, address: Obala Kneza Domagoja 12) is located within the harbour area of Split, in the city center, therefore this is the most convenient way to travel by bus from the city center of Split to the city of Omis.
Visiting Omis - private tours from Split
If you wish to visit Omis (and Cetina river canyon) with a professional local guide, take a look at what Tanja has to offer you for a private trip from Split: Tanja's tour from Split to Omis & tour from Split to Omis and Cetina canyon.