Split Destination Guide
Glorious beaches, a dramatic mountain backdrop and fascinating Roman architecture make Split one of south-eastern Europe's top destinations
Beyond the palm tree-lined promenade of Croatia’s second city, a fascinating old town centres on the iconic Diocletian's Palace, and lively streets lined with bars and restaurants offer an atmospheric taste of the Dalmatian Coast.
Flying to Split
Split is one of south-eastern Europe's premier travel destinations – an architectural jewel where the ancient and contemporary sit side-by-side. With direct flights available from London City Airport to Split, you can travel easily from UK capital to Croatia's second city in just a couple of hours, giving you maximum time for exploration on the Dalmatian Coast.
London City Airport's handy location, just a 20-minute ride on the DLR from Bank in Central London, makes it the ideal choice if you’re on a tight schedule. Easy connections to the Tube and fast-track check-ins offer maximum convenience, while direct flights with one of the world's largest carriers mean there’s plenty of choice through the summer.
Flying from London City Airport to Split: Q&A
Direct flights from London City Airport to Split provide easy travel to the Dalmatian Coast on the Adriatic Sea. For more information about the route, check out our FAQs below.
How long is the flight from London to Split?
Flight times from London City Airport to Split are just over two hours, ensuring you can maximise your time in Croatia on a city break. Our handy location means you can be at the terminal in just 20 minutes from the centre of London by taking the DLR from Bank. Once you’re here, the speedy check-in process means you’re on your way to Croatia with minimum hassle.
How many flights a week are there from London City Airport to Split?
There are three seasonal flights per week from London City Airport to Split Airport – about 16 miles (25km) west of the city centre – operating from June through to September, starting in 2019.
What airlines fly most frequently between London City Airport and Split?
British Airways operates direct flights from London City Airport to Split. The operator introduced the new route from London City Airport to Split in 2019 to cater for rising passenger demand, particularly during peak season, and offer maximum convenience to get you from the heart of London to Croatia’s coast without having to add a lengthy transfer out of London.
Practical information about flying from London to Split.
If you’re flying from London City Airport to Split, you should arrive for check-in at least 30 minutes before your flight's scheduled departure time. Security gates close 20 minutes before planes head to the runway. If you're flying from London to Croatia, you can check in manually or at a self-service kiosk, but the quickest option is to head online and get your boarding pass in advance. Remember to bring your passport and make sure you have travel insurance sorted.