There are 3 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Shkodër by bus or car

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Bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
  2. Take the bus from Kotor to Shkodër

$24 - $43

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Bus, Mini Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Ulcinj
  2. Take the Mini Bus from Ulcinj to Shkodër

$17 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Shkodër 131.5 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Shkodër is to bus and Mini Bus which costs 100 kn - 160 kn and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Shkodër is to drive which costs 160 kn - 240 kn and takes 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Shkodër. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Shkodër via Kotor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Shkodër is 133 km. The road distance is 210.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Shkodër without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 2 min and costs 150 kn - 280 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Dubrovnik to Shkodër, including transfers.

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Dubrovnik to Shkodër bus services, operated by Royal Travel Cetinje, depart from Dubrovnik station.

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Dubrovnik to Shkodër bus services, operated by Old Town Travel, arrive at Shkodër station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Shkodër is 210 km. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Dubrovnik to Shkodër.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Shkodër. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Shkodër.
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  • Distance: 83.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

What companies run services between Dubrovnik, Croatia and Shkodër, Albania?

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Shkodër via Kotor and Kotor in around 7 h 2 min.

Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Kotor
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Kotor to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Ulcinj Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
globtour.com
Mini Bus
Bus from Ulcinj to Shkodër
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6

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