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

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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Bus  •  16h

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

12 988 Ft - 26 624 Ft

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Bus, train  •  19h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the train from Split to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Budapest-Deli Ic

20 188 Ft - 33 124 Ft

Ferry, train  •  19h 43m

  1. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the train from Split to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ic
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Budapest-Deli Ic

24 472 Ft - 34 103 Ft

Bus, night bus  •  20h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Osijek
  2. Take the night bus from Osijek bus station to Budapest Kelenföld bus station N966

16 699 Ft - 20 810 Ft

Drive  •  9h 28m

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Budapest 941.2 km

34 000 Ft - 50 000 Ft

Fly to Budapest  •  7h 34m

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

25 521 Ft - 50 521 Ft

Fly to Zagreb, shuttle  •  6h 43m

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

31 621 Ft - 69 621 Ft

Fly to Vienna, train  •  7h 24m

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

45 821 Ft - 137 421 Ft

Bus, shuttle  •  13h 30m

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

29 481 Ft - 67 011 Ft

Dubrovnik (DBV) to Budapest (BUD) flights

The flight time between Dubrovnik (DBV) and Budapest (BUD) is around 6h 39m and covers a distance of around 548 km. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 15m. Services are operated by Lufthansa, Eurowings, LOT and others. Typically 39 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
6h 39m
Fastest flight journey time:
4h 15m
Flight distance:
548 km
Flights per week:
39
Cheapest price:
5 723 Ft
Carbon emissions:
111 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:30
Last flight departs at:
15:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dubrovnik (DBV) to Budapest (BUD) flight schedules

Croatia → Hungary
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International entry into Hungary from Croatia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Austria, Bahrain, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine

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Conditions of entry into Hungary from Croatia

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 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 Croatia
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 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
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Rules to follow in Hungary

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Croatia

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Hungary 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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Budapest is 0036 6 80 277 455.

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

The social distance requirement in Budapest is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0036 6 80 277 455.

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

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Budapest is to bus which costs 270 kn - 600 kn and takes 16h.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Budapest is to fly and shuttle which costs 650 kn - 1.500 kn and takes 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Budapest station. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik - Pile and arriving at Budapest Kelenföld bus station via Dubrovnik and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Budapest is 545 km. The road distance is 941.2 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 16h and costs 270 kn - 600 kn.

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It takes approximately 16h to get from Dubrovnik to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Budapest is to bus which takes 16h and costs 270 kn - 600 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 500 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 7h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 545 km
  • Duration: 16h

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

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Budapest via Dubrovnik and Zagreb in around 16h. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Eurowings and 14 other airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Budapest every 4 hours.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Flights from Dubrovnik to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Dubrovnik to Vienna via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75 000 Ft - 130 000 Ft
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Flights from Dubrovnik to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
33 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Flights from Dubrovnik to Vienna via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
75 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
Flights from Dubrovnik to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130 000 Ft - 150 000 Ft
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Flights from Dubrovnik to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
31 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
15 000 Ft - 44 000 Ft
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Budapest via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
27 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
36 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 800 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 42 000 Ft
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 19 000 Ft
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2 400 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
2 400 Ft - 3 500 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 800 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
1 800 Ft - 2 400 Ft
1st Class
5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25 000 Ft - 45 000 Ft
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6 500 Ft - 9 500 Ft
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4 200 Ft - 6 000 Ft
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9 000 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4 200 Ft - 5 500 Ft
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13 000 Ft - 18 000 Ft
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7 500 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Budapest Kelenföld bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dubrovnik bus station to Split bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
5 000 Ft - 6 500 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Osijek bus station to Budapest Kelenföld bus station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
6 000 Ft - 8 000 Ft
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7 000 Ft - 11 000 Ft
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Osijek
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
10 000 Ft - 13 000 Ft
Schedules at
globtour.com
Book at
globtour.com
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Zagreb Airport to Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
14 000 Ft - 32 000 Ft
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Šibenik to Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
21 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Low
21 452 Ft
High
42 903 Ft
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Šibenik
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8 500 Ft - 12 000 Ft
Schedules at
ap.hr
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Budapest is 941 km. It takes approximately 9h 28m to drive from Dubrovnik to Budapest.

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Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Croatia Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Budapest Airport.

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