There are 6 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Rome by plane, ferry, car ferry, train, bus 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 from Dubrovnik  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Rome (FCO) DBV - FCO

$73 - $314

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Car ferry, Leonetti Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
  2. Take the Leonetti Bus from Bari to Rome - Tiburtina station Gallipoli

$46 - $80

4 alternative options

Ferry to Split, fly  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Rome (FCO) SPU - FCO

$89 - $353

Car ferry, train  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$112 - $142

Bus  •  22 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb 920
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome N997

$91 - $145

Drive, carferry  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the carferry from Split to Ancona 53
  3. Drive from Ancona to Rome

$94 - $138

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Rome. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Rome via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 10 min.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Rome is 467 km.

The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Rome without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 13 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to get from Dubrovnik to Rome, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Rome is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Vueling Airlines and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Rome Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Rome.
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  • Distance: 292.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 28 min

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

Vueling Airlines and Croatia Airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Rome 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Rome via Zagreb in around 22 h 10 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.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
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
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
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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 Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
7 h 30 min
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$20 - $27
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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