There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Dubrovnik by plane, car ferry, car, bus or train

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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Fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Dubrovnik (DBV) BCN - DBV

$65 - $335

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Car ferry, drive  •  36 h 50 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to Ancona
  3. Take the car ferry from Ancona to Split
  4. Drive from Split to Dubrovnik

$208 - $312

Bus, train, car ferry  •  31 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Parma
  2. Take the train from Parma to Bari Centrale Fb
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

$223 - $311

Train, bus, drive  •  33 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  2. Take the train from Girona to Port Bou Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Cerbère to Avignon Centre
  4. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Lyon-Perrache
  5. Take the bus from Lyon to Sarajevo
  6. Take the train from Sarajevo to Čapljina 723 / ...
  7. Drive from Čapljina to Dubrovnik

$279 - $426

Car ferry, train  •  37 h 50 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Termini Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale Fa
  4. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

$200 - $282

Bus  •  40 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Munich, Munich central bus station N728
  2. Take the bus from Munich ZOB to Dubrovnik

$169 - $256

Bus, Leonetti Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Roma
  2. Take the Leonetti Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Bari
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

$160 - $257

Drive  •  20 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Dubrovnik 1289.7 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs 55€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs 55€ - 290€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Dubrovnik via Munich ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 14 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Dubrovnik is 1321 km. The road distance is 2063.6 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Dubrovnik without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 31 h 26 min and costs 190€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Barcelona to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 55€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 40 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Barcelona to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 825.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Vueling Airlines, Croatia Airlines and six other airlines fly from Barcelona to Dubrovnik 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Dubrovnik via Munich, Munich central bus station and Munich ZOB in around 40 h 14 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dubrovnik via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dubrovnik via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 Parma to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Port Bou
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cerbère to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Avignon Centre to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Čapljina
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Website
zfbh.ba
Trenitalia

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 Civitavecchia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Barcelona to Parma
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Munich ZOB to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
17 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Roma
Ave. Duration
45 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
alsa.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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