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There are 7 ways to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik by train, plane, bus, night train, car ferry or car

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Train to Munich, fly  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dubrovnik (DBV) MUC - DBV

830 kn - 2.294 kn

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Bus  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station to Munich central bus station 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from München to Makarska
  3. Take the bus from Makarska to Dubrovnik

517 kn - 708 kn

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Train to Innsbruck, fly  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck Westbahnhof
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Dubrovnik (DBV) INN - DBV

1.251 kn - 4.880 kn

Train, bus  •  22h 18m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx
  3. Take the bus from Wien to Dubrovnik

946 kn - 1.479 kn

Bus via Trogir  •  22h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station to Munich central bus station 040 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Trogir
  3. Take the bus from Trogir to Dubrovnik

537 kn - 738 kn

Train, night train, car ferry  •  29h 19m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Sevnica En
  3. Take the night train from Sevnica to Split En
  4. Take the car ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

1.425 kn - 2.069 kn

Drive  •  11h 42m

  1. Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik 1102.6 km

900 kn - 1.300 kn

Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik by bus

The bus journey time between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Dubrovnik is around 31h 49m and covers a distance of around 1313 km. The fastest bus normally takes 31h 49m. Operated by FlixBus, Promet Makarska and Autobusni Promet, the Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik bus service departs from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station and arrives in Dubrovnik. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
31h 49m
Fastest bus time:
31h 49m
Buses per week:
1
Cheapest price:
517 kn
Carbon emissions:
163 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:41
Last bus departs at:
12:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik bus schedules

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Considerations leaving from Germany

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Yes, entry into Croatia is currently allowed from Germany.

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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.

Yes, entry into Germany from Croatia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik is to bus which costs €65 - €95 and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik is to train and fly which costs €100 - €310 and takes 6h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station and arriving at Dubrovnik via München and Makarska. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h.

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The distance between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Dubrovnik is 770 km. The road distance is 1102.6 km.

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The best way to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik without a car is to bus which takes 21h and costs €65 - €95.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik is 1103 km. It takes approximately 11h 42m to drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik.

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  • Distance: 770.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

You can take a bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Dubrovnik via München and Makarska in around 21h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.000 kn
Flights from Munich to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Innsbruck to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.700 kn
Flights from Innsbruck to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Innsbruck to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 4.400 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.000 kn
Flights from Munich to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.400 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.700 kn
Flights from Innsbruck to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 5.500 kn
Flights from Innsbruck to Dubrovnik via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.700 kn
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 kn - 180 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70 kn - 110 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
130 kn - 180 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Sevnica
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
600 kn - 850 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Sevnica to Split
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
650 kn - 900 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
190 kn - 270 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 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 Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
430 kn - 650 kn
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55 kn - 70 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Trogir
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
340 kn - 410 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Trogir to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
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
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Trogir Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
320 kn - 460 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Ferry operators

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