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Fly from Edinburgh  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Dubrovnik (DBV) EDI - DBV

770 kn - 2.008 kn

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Train to Glasgow, fly  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Dubrovnik (DBV) GLA - DBV

940 kn - 2.384 kn

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Dubrovnik (DBV) NCL - DBV

1.064 kn - 3.953 kn

Train to Manchester, fly  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Dubrovnik (DBV) MAN - DBV

1.406 kn - 2.959 kn

Train, bus via Brussels  •  34h 43m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the bus from Wien to Dubrovnik

2.747 kn - 8.593 kn

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to München
  3. Take the bus from München to Makarska
  4. Take the bus from Makarska to Dubrovnik

894 kn - 1.224 kn

Train, bus  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield to Prague Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Prague to Split bus station
  4. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik

1.715 kn - 3.601 kn

Train, night train, car ferry  •  45h 51m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  3. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Meidling Nj
  4. Take the night train from Wien Meidling to Split En
  5. Take the car ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

2.556 kn - 7.802 kn

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  27h 39m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Dubrovnik

3.444 kn - 4.505 kn

Drive, car ferry  •  28h 45m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Dubrovnik

2.460 kn - 3.597 kn

Edinburgh (EDI) to Dubrovnik (DBV) flights

The flight time between Edinburgh (EDI) and Dubrovnik (DBV) is around 5h 6m and covers a distance of around 2146 km. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 10m. Services are operated by easyJet, Jet2.com, Lufthansa and others. Typically 31 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
5h 6m
Fastest flight journey time:
3h 10m
Flight distance:
2146 km
Flights per week:
31
Cheapest price:
648 kn
Carbon emissions:
435 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
14:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh (EDI) to Dubrovnik (DBV) flight schedules

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International entry into Croatia from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and Tanzania
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from United Kingdom.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dubrovnik is 00385 91 468 30 32.

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

The social distance requirement in Dubrovnik is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00385 91 468 30 32.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Croatia.

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £100 - £140 and takes 2 days 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs £85 - £230 and takes 6h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dubrovnik via London, München and Makarska. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Dubrovnik is 2123 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik without a car is to train and bus via Brussels which takes 34h 43m and costs £310 - £1,000.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Edinburgh to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Dubrovnik is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 4:25 PM in Edinburgh and 5:25 PM in Dubrovnik.

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 2123.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

easyJet, Jet2.com and five other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.700 kn
Flights from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.700 kn
Flights from Glasgow to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Newcastle to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Manchester to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.000 kn
Flights from Manchester to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 4.600 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Glasgow to Dubrovnik via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Manchester to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.300 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.100 kn
Flights from Glasgow to Dubrovnik via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from Newcastle to Dubrovnik via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Manchester to Dubrovnik via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.200 kn
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 1.900 kn
Flights from Glasgow to Dubrovnik via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from Newcastle to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Manchester to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.000 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.000 kn
Flights from Glasgow to Dubrovnik via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Newcastle to Dubrovnik via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.600 kn
Flights from Manchester to Dubrovnik via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 3.300 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Newcastle to Dubrovnik via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from Manchester to Dubrovnik via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.300 kn
TUI Airways
Website
tui.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 3.400 kn
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.600 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Dubrovnik via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
850 kn - 2.700 kn
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
90 kn - 270 kn
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
90 kn - 140 kn
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
200 kn - 270 kn
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
140 kn - 1.300 kn
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
140 kn - 200 kn
Anytime Day Single
550 kn - 850 kn
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
900 kn - 1.300 kn
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
450 kn - 3.400 kn
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
450 kn - 650 kn
Anytime Day Single
1.500 kn - 2.200 kn
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
2.400 kn - 3.400 kn
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.600 kn
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
550 kn - 650 kn
Anytime Day 1st Class
1.100 kn - 1.600 kn
Train from Edinburgh to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 2.600 kn
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
1.000 kn - 1.300 kn
Anytime Day 1st Class
1.800 kn - 2.600 kn
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
340 kn - 550 kn
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
140 kn - 210 kn
Off-Peak Day Single
260 kn - 390 kn
Anytime Day Single
340 kn - 550 kn
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 kn - 950 kn
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
220 kn - 320 kn
Off-Peak Day Single
460 kn - 700 kn
Anytime Day Single
600 kn - 950 kn
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.600 kn
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
2.300 kn - 2.600 kn
Standard
750 kn - 950 kn
Standard Premier
1.100 kn - 1.500 kn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
500 kn - 750 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
900 kn - 1.300 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
650 kn - 1.000 kn
Website
Railjet
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
13h 39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
700 kn - 950 kn
Website
Nightjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1.157 kn
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
380 kn - 550 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 160 kn
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to München
Ave. Duration
20h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
310 kn - 430 kn
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Promet Makarska
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Makarska to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 200 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Sheffield to Prague Florenc
Ave. Duration
40h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
300 kn - 360 kn
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk
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 Prague to Split bus station
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
390 kn - 470 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Split, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
230 kn - 330 kn
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators

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Jet2.com, Transavia Holland, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £1 - £6.

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