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

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Bus, train, drive, car ferry  •  9 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

$34 - $58

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Bus via Split  •  9 h 10 min

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

$24 - $39

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Ferry, bus  •  9 h 31 min

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

$43 - $60

Bus Autobusni Promet  •  10 h 10 min

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

$35 - $61

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Novalja 256.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Zadar, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Zadar (ZAD) DBV - ZAD
  2. Take the bus from Zadar to Novalja

$92 - $224

Fly to Zagreb, bus  •  8 h 26 min

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

$108 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Novalja is to bus which costs 150 kn - 260 kn and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Novalja is to drive which costs 320 kn - 470 kn and takes 4 h 59 min.

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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 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Novalja is 334 km. The road distance is 410.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Novalja without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 10 min and costs 150 kn - 260 kn.

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It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to get from Dubrovnik to Novalja, including transfers.

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Dubrovnik to Novalja bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., depart from Dubrovnik station.

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

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Dubrovnik to Novalja bus services, operated by Antonio Tours, arrive at Novalja station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Novalja is 410 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Dubrovnik to Novalja.

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  • Distance: 208.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Novalja via Split in around 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via Pula, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Zadar via London Luton
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Gospić
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
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
Promet Makarska
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
Autoherc
Website
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
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Gospić
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.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
$28 - $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
Hourly
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
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Contact Details
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
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
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Car ferry from Prizna to Žigljen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com

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easyJet and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Zadar Airport.

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There are 3611+ hotels available in Novalja. Prices start at $58 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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