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

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Bus  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Rijeka
  2. Take the bus from Rijeka Central Bus Station to Bale Bus Stop Autotrans by Arriva

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Ferry, bus via Zadar  •  15h 44m

  1. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Zadar
  3. Take the ferry from Zadar to Pula

Bus, train, taxi  •  15h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the train from Split to Ostarije Ic
  3. Take the train from Ostarije to Rijeka Re
  4. Take a taxi from Rijeka to Bale

Bus via Trogir  •  16h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Trogir
  2. Take the bus from Trogir to Rasa
  3. Take the bus from Rasa Marsala Tita to Bale Bus Stop

Ferry, bus  •  17h 41m

  1. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station Nomago Nomago

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Bale 690.3 km

Fly to Pula, bus  •  11h 59m

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Pula (PUY) DBV - PUY
  2. Take the bus from Pula Airport to Rovinj

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zagreb (ZAG) DBV - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Bale Bus Stop

Dubrovnik to Bale by bus

7 Weekly Buses
16h 37m Average Duration
377 kn Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Bale is to bus which costs 220 kn - 330 kn and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Bale is to drive which costs 750 kn - 1.200 kn and takes 7h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Bale. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik - Pile and arriving at Bale Bus Stop via Dubrovnik and Rijeka Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 35m.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Bale is 437 km. The road distance is 690.3 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Bale without a car is to bus which takes 15h 35m and costs 220 kn - 330 kn.

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It takes approximately 15h 35m to get from Dubrovnik to Bale, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Pula Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 10m and has one stopover.

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Dubrovnik to Bale bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Bale Bus Stop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Bale is 690 km. It takes approximately 7h 31m to drive from Dubrovnik to Bale.

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  • Distance: 437.4 km
  • Duration: 15h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Bale via Dubrovnik and Rijeka Central Bus Station in around 15h 35m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Pula via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Pula via Zagreb, Osijek
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290 kn - 950 kn
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Pula via Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.000 kn
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Phone
+385 1 3782 583
Email
informacije@hzpp.hr
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Ostarije
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 190 kn
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Ostarije to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50 kn - 70 kn
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Rijeka
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 220 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Book at
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85 kn - 120 kn
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 Rijeka Central Bus Station to Bale Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 90 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Bus from Rasa Marsala Tita to Bale Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Bale Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split bus station to Zadar bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 100 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dubrovnik bus station to Split bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Trogir
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 190 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Zadar Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 160 kn
Website
Nomago
Economy
80 kn - 120 kn
Premium
100 kn - 140 kn
Family&friends
110 kn - 160 kn
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Pula Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 270 kn
Website
Nomago
Economy
140 kn - 200 kn
Premium
160 kn - 230 kn
Family&friends
190 kn - 270 kn
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Bale Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 200 kn
Website
Nomago
Economy
100 kn - 150 kn
Premium
120 kn - 170 kn
Family&friends
140 kn - 200 kn
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
Book at
slavonija-bus.hr
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Book at
puntamika-line.hr
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 110 kn
Book at
Promet Makarska
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95 kn - 140 kn
Book at
Promet Makarska
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Split to Zadar
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
75 kn - 100 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Trogir
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
sibenik.getbybus.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Trogir to Rasa
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kn - 340 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Book at
brioni.hr
Bus from Pula Airport to Rovinj
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30 kn - 45 kn
Schedules at
brioni.hr
Ferry operators
Kapetan Luka
Phone
021 / 645 476
Email
luka@krilo.hr
Website
krilo.hr
Ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
170 kn - 250 kn
Website
Kapetan Luka
Normal
170 kn - 240 kn
Ferry from Zadar to Pula
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Website
Kapetan Luka
Normal
140 kn - 200 kn
Other operators
Taxi from Rijeka to Bale
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
950 kn - 1.200 kn
Taxi Rijeka
Phone
+385 95 887 5807
Website
taxi-rijeka.com.hr
Taxi Cammeo Rijeka
Phone
+385 51 313 313
Website
cammeo.hr
Radio Taxi Rijeka
Phone
+385 51 585 585
Website
radiotaxirijeka.com.hr

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Trade Air and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Pula Airport.

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There are 607+ hotels available in Bale. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs 56 kn.

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