There are 7 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Novalja by bus, train, car, car ferry, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train, drive, car ferry  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the train from Split to Gospić
  3. Drive from Gospić to Prizna
  4. Take the car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen 335

$40 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus via Split  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Novalja

$30 - $39

5 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Novalja

$45 - $63

Bus Autobusni Promet  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Zadar
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Novalja

$37 - $62

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Novalja 256.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zagreb (ZAG) DBV - ZAG
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Gospic

$95 - $332

Fly to Split, bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Split (SPU) DBV - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Split to Novalja

$74 - $208

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

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Novalja via Split in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Trade Air
Website
trade-air.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Gospić
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
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
Twice daily
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
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zadar
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Gospic
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$1 - $2
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Žigljen
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Zigljen
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dubrovnik and Novalja is 334 km. The road distance is 410 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Novalja is to bus which costs 180 kn - 250 kn and takes 8 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Novalja is to drive which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 310 kn - 460 kn.

No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Novalja. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Novalja via Split. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 55 min to get from Dubrovnik to Novalja, including transfers.