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

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Fly to Dubrovnik  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Dubrovnik (DBV) OTP - DBV

$108 - $219

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Train, bus via Beograd  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Drobeta Turnu Severin Ir
  2. Take the bus from Kladovo to Belgrade
  3. Take the bus from Beograd to Zvornik
  4. Take the bus from Zvornik to Trebinje

$53 - $75

5 alternative options

Fly to Tivat, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Tivat (TIV) OTP - TIV
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Dubrovnik

$162 - $357

Bus  •  24 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Herceg Novi
  4. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Dubrovnik

$66 - $98

Train, bus  •  30 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Dubrovnik

$57 - $86

Bus via Tetovo  •  32 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kriva Palanka
  3. Take the bus from Kriva Palanka to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Tetovo to Dubrovnik

$93 - $134

Drive  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Dubrovnik 607.4 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Dubrovnik is to train and bus which costs $50 - $75 and takes 21 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs $100 - $220 and takes 7 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Dubrovnik via Sofia, Kumanovo and Herceg Novi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 54 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Dubrovnik is 675 km. The road distance is 971.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Dubrovnik without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 54 min and costs $65 - $100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Bucharest to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Bucharest station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $100 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 24 h 54 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 422.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Dubrovnik 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Dubrovnik via Sofia, Kumanovo, and Herceg Novi in around 24 h 54 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dubrovnik via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Istanbul Ataturk, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Tivat via Vienna, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dubrovnik via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dubrovnik via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Drobeta Turnu Severin
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Herceg Novi to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Arriva Srbija
Phone
012 538400
Email
predstavnistvo.bas@arriva.rs
Website
arriva.rs
Bus from Kladovo to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
arriva.rs
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Beograd to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Trebinje
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Skopje to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Tetovo to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kriva Palanka
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
ATP Proleter
Website
mktransport.mk
Bus from Kriva Palanka to Skopje
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mktransport.mk

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Dubrovnik is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 5:24 PM in Bucharest and 4:24 PM in Dubrovnik.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Dubrovnik is 972 km. It takes approximately 14 h 5 min to drive from Bucharest to Dubrovnik.

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Travel Service, Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 3659+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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