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There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Dubrovnik by bus, train, ferry, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus Samoborček  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik

$46 - $81

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Train, bus  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik

$101 - $151

Train, ferry  •  18 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. D
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Split
  3. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

$119 - $173

Bus Globtour  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Osijek 956
  2. Take the bus from Osijek Zob to Dubrovnik Zob

$63 - $101

Drive  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Dubrovnik 591.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly from Budapest  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Dubrovnik (DBV) BUD - DBV

$138 - $408

Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAG - DBV

$103 - $287

Train to Vienna, fly  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Dubrovnik (DBV) VIE - DBV

$163 - $419

Shuttle, bus  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest to Sarajevo Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik

$127 - $178

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Dubrovnik is to bus which costs 13 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Dubrovnik is to shuttle and fly which costs 28 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 6 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Dubrovnik via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Dubrovnik is 544 km. The road distance is 946.5 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Dubrovnik without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 50 min and costs 13 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 13 h 50 min to get from Budapest to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Budapest to Dubrovnik is to bus which takes 13 h 50 min and costs 13 000 Ft - 23 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 38 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft and takes 7 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Samoborček, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 340.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 50 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Zagreb in around 13 h 50 min. Alternatively, LOT, Lufthansa and 17 other airlines fly from Budapest to Dubrovnik every 3 hours.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Krakow, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Dubrovnik via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Déli to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Osijek
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
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Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
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Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
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 Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Promet Makarska
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
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Osijek Zob to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Zagreb Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Centrotrans Eurolines
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Dubrovnik is 946 km. It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to drive from Budapest to Dubrovnik.

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CSA, Travel Service, Swiss and eight other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 3384+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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