There are 7 ways to get from Zadar to Dubrovnik by bus, ferry, car, plane or towncar

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Bus Croatia Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik

$23 - $35

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Bus Samoborček  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Benkovac to Dubrovnik 920

$22 - $37

5 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split 941 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

$42 - $64

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Dubrovnik 219.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Zadar  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAD - DBV

$86 - $211

Bus to Zagreb, fly  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Zagreb
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAG - DBV

$88 - $342

Uber  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zadar to Dubrovnik 219.8 miles

$300 - $400

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Dubrovnik. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Dubrovnik is 282 km. The road distance is 351.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Dubrovnik without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik takes 6 h 20 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Zadar to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, depart from Zadar station.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Dubrovnik is to bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 7 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Zadar to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Dubrovnik is 352 km. It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to drive from Zadar to Dubrovnik.

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Austrian Airlines, Condor Flugdienst, Germania Flug AG and three other airlines offer flights from Zadar Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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  • Distance: 176.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Croatia Bus operates a bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik 3 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Zadar to Dubrovnik twice daily.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Pula
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Benkovac to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Benkovac to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Ferry operators
Other operators
Uber Croatian Coast
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Signup at
uber.com
Kombi
$500 - $700
UberX
$300 - $400
Select
$400 - $550

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