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There are 7 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Venice by plane, bus, car ferry, train, ferry 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  •  4h 21m

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

$98 - $441

Cheapest option

Bus Autoherc  •  17h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Venice, Venice Mestre 907 / ...

$53 - $78

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Car ferry, train  •  20h 3m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fb / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia Rv / ...

$106 - $167

Bus, train  •  20h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia Rj

$75 - $134

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  21h 12m

  1. Take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the car ferry from Split to Ancona 53
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Venezia S.Lucia Fb

$93 - $137

Bus Arriva d.o.o.  •  22h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Pula
  2. Take the bus from Pula to Venice

$58 - $74

Drive  •  9h 10m

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Venice 523.5 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice is to bus which costs 370 kn - 480 kn and takes 22h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice is to fly which costs 600 kn - 2.900 kn and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Venice. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Venezia via Ljubljana and Stazione MESTRE FS C3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 52m.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Venice is 555 km. The road distance is 837.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice without a car is to bus which takes 17h 52m and costs 340 kn - 550 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Dubrovnik to Venice, including transfers.

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Dubrovnik to Venice bus services, operated by Autoherc, depart from Dubrovnik station.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 21m and costs 600 kn - 2.900 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 340 kn - 550 kn and takes 17h 52m.

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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 FlixBus, arrive at Venice, Venice Mestre station.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Venice.
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  • Distance: 346.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

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

Volotea, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Venice once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Venice via Ljubljana, Venice, Venice Mestre, and Stazione MESTRE FS C3 in around 17h 52m.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$20 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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 Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
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2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
12h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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 Ljubljana to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Pula
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Dubrovnik to Split
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Brusutti
Phone
+39 041 5415488
Email
info@brusutti.com
Website
brusutti.com
Bus from Pula to Venice
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
brusutti.com
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$17 - $23
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $27
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Venice is 838 km. It takes approximately 9h 10m to drive from Dubrovnik to Venice.

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

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There are 4114+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport is to shuttle which takes 29m and costs 45 kn.

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