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Car Rental Guide for Split, Croatia

Split, a picturesque coastal city in Croatia, offers a wealth of cultural treasures, stunning landscapes, and historic sites to explore. While walking through the narrow streets of the old town is delightful, renting a car in Split can significantly enhance your travel experience.   

Opting for Rhino Car Hire at Split provides the perfect opportunity to explore the spectacular city of Split and the breathtaking Dalmatian Coast at your own pace. Whether you’re drawn to ancient historical sites, picturesque beaches, or the serene beauty of natural parks, Rhino Car Hire offers a variety of vehicles to cater to your travel needs and preferences, from economical compact cars for city driving to larger SUVs ideal for exploring the rugged Croatian landscape.

With Rhino Car Hire, travelers can enjoy competitive rates and transparent pricing, ensuring your exploration of Split and its surroundings is both enjoyable and cost-effective. The booking process is straightforward and customer-friendly, enabling you to reserve your vehicle online and conveniently pick it up upon arriving at Split Airport.

Having your own rental car allows you to tailor your journey to your interests, enabling you to discover the region’s hidden gems, from secluded coves and idyllic islands to historic towns and lush national parks. With the freedom to set your own itinerary, you can experience the best of what Split and the Dalmatian Coast have to offer on your own terms.

Furthermore, Rhino Car Hire ensures that you are supported throughout your journey with 24/7 customer service, providing peace of mind as you explore. Discover the historic charm of Split, the stunning landscapes of Croatia, and the inviting waters of the Adriatic Sea with confidence and ease, knowing that Rhino Car Hire is your trusted companion on the road.

  1. Scenic Drives: Croatia's Dalmatian coast boasts some of the most breathtaking scenic drives in Europe. With a car, you can embark on road trips along the stunning Adriatic coastline or venture into the lush interior.

Distance from Split to the Nearest Airport:

Split Airport (SPU) is the closest airport to the city center, located approximately 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) west of Split. The drive from the airport to the city center typically takes around 30-40 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. The route is well-signposted, making it easy to find your way.

Hiring a car in Split offers immense benefits for exploring this enchanting region of Croatia. With the freedom to navigate at your own pace and access to nearby attractions, you can make the most of your visit to Split and the surrounding areas. Just remember to plan your routes, be aware of tolls, and consider the traffic conditions to ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey.  As this is a very popular destination, we advise pre-booking your rental car at least 4 weeks in advance when collecting from Split or Split airport to be able to receive the vehicle you require at the best price.


Current Rental Rates in Split

Volkswagen Up

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 14.52 EUR/day
Volkswagen Up

7 Days rental at 101.70 EUR from 17/06/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 14.96 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 104.77 EUR from 17/06/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Renault Clio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 15.09 EUR/day
Renault Clio

7 Days rental at 105.69 EUR from 17/06/2024

  2 |
  Manual |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Split: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Discover Diocletian's Palace and Historic Center: Utilize your rental car from Split to explore the ancient streets of Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander through the historic center, visit the Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and explore the vibrant Riva waterfront.
  • Scenic Coastal Drives and Beaches: Drive along the Dalmatian Coast to enjoy breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea. Visit popular beaches like Bačvice, Kasjuni, and Žnjan to soak up the sun, swim, and relax.
  • Cultural and Gastronomic Exploration: Sample traditional Dalmatian cuisine and fresh seafood at local konobas and restaurants. Explore the Split Market for local produce and the Mestrovic Gallery to see works by Croatia's renowned sculptor.
  • Day Trips to Adriatic Gems: Use your rental car to take day trips to nearby Adriatic gems such as the historic city of Trogir, the natural beauty of Krka National Park, or the charming island of Brač accessible by ferry.
  • Outdoor Activities and Nature: Drive to the Biokovo Nature Park for hiking and panoramic views or enjoy rafting on the Cetina River. The region around Split offers numerous opportunities for outdoor adventures.


Split - Popular Destinations

  • Diocletian's Palace: Located in the heart of Split, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must-visit. 

  • Krka National Park: Approximately 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Split, Krka National Park features stunning waterfalls and hiking trails. 

  • Plitvice Lakes National Park: A bit farther from Split (approximately 250 kilometers or 155 miles), Plitvice Lakes is a natural wonder. 

  • Makarska Riviera: For beautiful beaches, drive south from Split along the scenic coastal road (D8) to reach the picturesque Makarska Riviera in about 1.5 hours.

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Average prices per day in Split

January€ 45
February€ 46
March€ 43
April€ 58
May€ 49
June€ 72
July€ 109
August€ 93
September€ 63
October€ 37
November€ 39
December€ 43
January€ 31
February€ 31
March€ 28
April€ 52
May€ 34
June€ 51
July€ 84
August€ 77
September€ 45
October€ 27
November€ 29
December€ 30
January€ 106
February€ 118
March€ 111
April€ 114
May€ 116
June€ 144
July€ 198
August€ 190
September€ 129
October€ 95
November€ 91
December€ 99
January€ 71
February€ 69
March€ 69
April€ 76
May€ 85
June€ 106
July€ 150
August€ 129
September€ 90
October€ 61
November€ 66
December€ 64
January€ 115
February€ 111
March€ 110
April€ 186
May€ 207
June€ 213
July€ 260
August€ 252
September€ 194
October€ 140
November€ 79
December€ 122
January€ 37
February€ 36
March€ 66
April€ 60
May€ 38
June€ 47
July€ 78
August€ 73
September€ 43
October€ 30
November€ 34
December€ 35
January€ 88
February€ 86
March€ 86
April€ 97
May€ 93
June€ 126
July€ 183
August€ 185
September€ 111
October€ 81
November€ 80
December€ 88
January€ 38
February€ 44
March€ 44
April€ 57
May€ 52
June€ 78
July€ 118
August€ 99
September€ 69
October€ 37
November€ 41
December€ 44

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