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

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Fly  •  4h 29m

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

54€ - 317€

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Bus via Zagreb  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Zagreb 973
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Venezia - Tronchetto

53€ - 92€

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Car ferry, train  •  19h 41m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari 54
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Bologna Centrale Fb / ...
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fr / ...

60€ - 190€

Bus  •  20h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Split
  2. Take the bus from Split to Pula
  3. Take the bus from Pula Central Bus Station to Venice Tronchetto Train Station

81€ - 121€

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  22h 11m

  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

91€ - 181€

Drive  •  9h 10m

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Venice 833.8 km

110€ - 170€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice is to bus via Zagreb which costs 400 kn - 700 kn and takes 15h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice is to fly which costs 400 kn - 2.400 kn and takes 4h 29m.

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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 - Tronchetto via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 20m.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Venice is 555 km. The road distance is 833.8 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Venice without a car is to bus via Zagreb which takes 15h 20m and costs 400 kn - 700 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m 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 29m and costs 400 kn - 2.400 kn. Alternatively, you can bus via Zagreb, which costs 400 kn - 700 kn and takes 15h 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: 554.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

easyJet, Volotea and two other airlines fly from Dubrovnik to Venice twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Venice via Zagreb in around 15h 20m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 240€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 490€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
45€ - 65€
Base Standard
75€ - 110€
Base Premium
95€ - 140€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 26€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
15€ - 21€
Base Premium
18€ - 26€
Train from Ancona to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
28€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bari Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
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 Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 18€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
6€ - 9€
Smart Low Cost
6€ - 9€
Smart Flex
12€ - 18€
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 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
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 to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
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
27€ - 35€
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 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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 Split
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 26€
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Split to Pula
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
brioni.hr
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
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
11€ - 14€
Car ferry from Split to Ancona
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger Fare
13€ - 17€

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Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Venice is 834 km. It takes approximately 9h 10m to drive from Dubrovnik to Venice.

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

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There are 2978+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport is to shuttle which takes 32 min and costs 45 kn.

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