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

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 to Bologna  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Bologna (BLQ) DBV - BLQ

$128 - $710

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Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  24 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Vodnjan
  2. Take the bus from Vodnjan to Bologna, Bologna 418

$65 - $97

6 alternative options

Fly to Venice, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Venice (VCE) DBV - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$109 - $468

Car ferry, train  •  17 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...

$128 - $173

Bus Samoborček  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna N482 / ...

$71 - $215

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...

$80 - $112

Bus, train  •  21 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En

$82 - $149

Drive  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Bologna 612 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Bologna is to bus which costs 410 kn - 650 kn and takes 24 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Bologna is to fly and train which costs 700 kn - 3.100 kn and takes 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 15 min.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Bologna is 581 km. The road distance is 979.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Bologna without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 17 h 51 min and costs 800 kn - 1.200 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Dubrovnik to Bologna, including transfers.

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Dubrovnik to Bologna bus services, operated by Samoborček, depart from Dubrovnik station.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Bologna is to fly which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 800 kn - 4.600 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 450 kn - 1.400 kn and takes 18 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Dubrovnik to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 363.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Bologna 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Bologna via Zagreb in around 18 h 15 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
Flights from Dubrovnik to Bologna via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,400
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Dubrovnik to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Bologna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Bologna via Belgrade, Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Train operators
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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Promet Makarska
Phone
+385 21 612 005
Email
kontakt@promet-makarska.hr
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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Promet Makarska
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Book at
Promet Makarska
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 Zagreb to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vodnjan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Bologna
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Vodnjan
Ave. Duration
15 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$17 - $23
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $27
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Bologna is 979 km. It takes approximately 10 h 23 min to drive from Dubrovnik to Bologna.

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Air Dolomiti, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 1556+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport is to shuttle which takes 29 min and costs 45 kn.

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