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There are 3 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Bari by car ferry, bus or car

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Car ferry  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari 54

€12 - €16

2 alternative options

Bus  •  18h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Struga
  2. Take the Bus from Struga to Bari

€61 - €85

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 38m

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Durrës
  2. Take the car ferry from Durrës to Bari

€63 - €168

Croatia → Italy
Partially open

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International entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Croatia
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Croatia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bari is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bari is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bari is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Bari is to car ferry which costs 90 kn - 120 kn and takes 12h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Bari is to car ferry which costs 90 kn - 120 kn and takes 12h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Bari. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik - Pile and arriving at Bari via Dubrovnik and Struga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 5m.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Bari is 198 km.

The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Bari without a car is to car ferry which takes 12h 4m and costs 90 kn - 120 kn.

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It takes approximately 12h 4m to get from Dubrovnik to Bari, including transfers.

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Dubrovnik to Bari bus services, operated by Hafet Tours, depart from Dubrovnik station.

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Dubrovnik to Bari bus services, operated by Durmo Tours, arrive at Bari station.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Bari. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Bari.
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  • Distance: 197.7 km
  • Duration: 12h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Bari via Dubrovnik and Struga in around 18h 5m.

Bus operators
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Struga
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Book at
hafet.getbybus.com
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Struga to Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Ferry operators
Ventouris Ferries
Adria Ferries
Phone
071 50211621
Email
booking@adriaferries.com
Website
adriaferries.com
Car ferry from Durrës to Bari
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Adria Ferries
Deck
€60 - €70
Car
€95 - €105
Inside cabin 2 beds
€90 - €100
Inner cabin 2 beds
€95 - €110
Outside cabin 2 beds
€114

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