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

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Fly  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Venice (VCE) DBV - VCE

75€ - 408€

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Bus  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb K954
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Venezia - Tronchetto

52€ - 90€

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Bus, ferry via Biograd na Moru  •  20h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Biograd na Moru
  2. Take the bus from Biograd na Moru to Pula 941
  3. Take the ferry from Pula to Venice

99€ - 131€

Bus, ferry  •  21h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Rovinj Central Bus Station Dubrovnik Central Bus Station - Rovinj Central Bus Station
  2. Take the ferry from Rovinj to Venice

86€ - 122€

Bus, night train, train  •  26h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik bus station to Split bus station
  2. Take the night train from Split to Bruck/Mur En
  3. Take the train from Bruck/Mur to Venezia S. Lucia Rj

211€ - 310€

Drive  •  9h 7m

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Venice 831.4 km

100€ - 150€

Croatia → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Croatia
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Croatia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from Croatia
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
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This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Andorra and Monaco
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  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Croatia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Venice is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Venice is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Venice is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Croatia from Italy.

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Last updated: 14 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice is to bus which costs 390 kn - 700 kn and takes 16h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice is to fly which costs 550 kn - 3.100 kn and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Venice. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik - Pile and arriving at Venezia - Tronchetto via Dubrovnik and Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 20m.

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It is 556 km from Dubrovnik to Venice. It is approximately 831.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 16h 20m and costs 390 kn - 700 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Dubrovnik to Venice, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 16m and costs 550 kn - 3.100 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 390 kn - 700 kn and takes 16h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Dubrovnik to Venice bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., arrive at Venezia - Tronchetto station.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Venice.
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  • Distance: 556.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

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

Volotea, Austrian Airlines and Alitalia fly from Dubrovnik to Venice once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Venice via Dubrovnik and Zagreb in around 16h 20m.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
29€ - 130€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 900€
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Split to Bruck/Mur
Ave. Duration
13h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Bruck/Mur to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
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 bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Biograd na Moru bus station to Pula bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dubrovnik bus station to Split bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
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
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
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
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Venezia - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
33€ - 38€
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Biograd na Moru
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Schedules at
ap.hr
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Biograd na Moru to Pula
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Schedules at
brioni.hr
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 Rovinj Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Dubrovnik Central Bus Station to Split Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Ferry operators
Venezia Lines
Phone
+385 52 422 896
Email
sales@venezialines.com
Website
venezialines.com
Ferry from Pula to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Venezia Lines
Ferry from Rovinj to Venice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Venezia Lines

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Venice is 831 km. It takes approximately 9h 7m to drive from Dubrovnik to Venice.

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Volotea, Austrian Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 1533+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 75€ 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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