There are 7 ways to get from Ancona to Dubrovnik by train, car ferry, bus, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, car ferry  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bari Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

$112 - $140

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Car ferry, bus  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik

$66 - $92

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Car ferry, ferry  •  14 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

$76 - $108

Bus  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Bologna, Bologna 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik

$69 - $118

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split
  2. Drive from Split to Dubrovnik

$74 - $111

Fly from Ancona  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Dubrovnik (DBV) AOI - DBV

$179 - $662

Train to Rome, fly  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Dubrovnik (DBV) FCO - DBV

$109 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Dubrovnik is to car ferry and bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ancona to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs 150€ - 600€ and takes 8 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Dubrovnik via Bologna, Bologna and Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Ancona to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Dubrovnik via Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 33 min.

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The distance between Ancona and Dubrovnik is 387 km.

The best way to get from Ancona to Dubrovnik without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13 h 37 min and costs 95€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 13 h 37 min to get from Ancona to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Ancona to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Dubrovnik is to bus which takes 22 h 15 min and costs 55€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 150€ - 600€ and takes 8 h 9 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 241.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 37 min

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Ancona to Dubrovnik via Bologna, Bologna and Split in around 22 h 15 min. Alternatively, Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines fly from Ancona to Dubrovnik 5 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ancona to Dubrovnik via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ancona to Dubrovnik via Munich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autobusni Promet
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 Ancona to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Split
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Promet Makarska
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Ferry operators
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$48
Vehicle
$71

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Ancona to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Ancona Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 4094+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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