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There are 6 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Florence by car ferry, train, bus, shuttle, ferry, car or plane

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Car ferry, train  •  18h 8m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari 54
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Firenze S.M.N. Fa

64€ - 167€

5 alternative options

Bus, shuttle, train  •  21h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Rijeka to Bologna
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella

77€ - 638€

Bus  •  22h

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb K954
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Florence

76€ - 143€

Catamaran, car ferry, train  •  25h 5m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Rimini Fa / ...
  4. Take the train from Rimini to Firenze S.M.N. Re

68€ - 145€

Drive  •  11h 15m

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Florence 1074.7 km

130€ - 200€

Fly  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Florence (FLR) DBV - FLR

149€ - 309€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Florence is to bus which costs 550 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 22h.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Florence is to fly which costs 1.100 kn - 2.400 kn and takes 8h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Florence. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik - Pile and arriving at Florence via Dubrovnik and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Florence is 570 km. The road distance is 1074.7 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Florence without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 18h 8m and costs 480 kn - 1.300 kn.

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It takes approximately 18h 8m to get from Dubrovnik to Florence, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Florence is to bus which takes 22h and costs 550 kn - 1.100 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 1.100 kn - 2.400 kn and takes 8h 19m.

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There is no direct flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Florence Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Dubrovnik to Florence bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Florence station.

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  • Distance: 570.2 km
  • Duration: 18h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Florence via Dubrovnik and Zagreb in around 22h. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines, Iberia and 12 other airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Florence hourly.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340€ - 600€
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
340€ - 600€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 390€
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 430€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
150€ - 360€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
50€ - 70€
Base Standard
85€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
Train from Ancona to Rimini
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Train from Ancona to Rimini
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 21€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Rimini
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
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 Ancona to Rimini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Rimini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
25€ - 28€
Bus operators
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 Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Croatia Bus Domestic
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
17€ - 25€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
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 Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
25€ - 35€
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 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Florence
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Firenze
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 65€
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
11€ - 14€
Ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
12€ - 15€
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
13€ - 17€

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Florence is 1075 km. It takes approximately 11h 15m to drive from Dubrovnik to Florence.

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British Airways, Air Dolomiti, Swiss and seven other airlines offer flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Florence Airport.

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There are 7690+ hotels available in Florence. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport is to shuttle which takes 25 min and costs 55 kn.

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