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There are 12 ways to get from London to Dubrovnik by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dubrovnik (DBV) LHR - DBV

794 kn - 13.336 kn

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Fly from London Stansted  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dubrovnik (DBV) STN - DBV

626 kn - 4.292 kn

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dubrovnik (DBV) LGW - DBV

2.336 kn - 3.251 kn

Fly from London City  •  9h 56m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dubrovnik (DBV) LCY - DBV

768 kn - 4.898 kn

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Dubrovnik (DBV) BHX - DBV

1.102 kn - 2.353 kn

Train, bus via Vienna  •  29h 28m

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

2.330 kn - 5.202 kn

Train, bus  •  34h 48m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Maglaj
  3. Take the bus from Maglaj to Dubrovnik

1.619 kn - 3.720 kn

Bus and ferry, bus  •  39h 34m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Ulm
  2. Take the bus from Ulm to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station

767 kn - 1.201 kn

Train, bus #2  •  45h 37m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the bus from Brussels to Sarajevo
  3. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik

1.504 kn - 3.473 kn

Train, night train, bus  •  38h 12m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Meidling Nj
  3. Take the night train from Wien Meidling to Split En
  4. Take the bus from Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station

2.680 kn - 5.362 kn

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  21h 7m

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

2.947 kn - 3.787 kn

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 38m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Dubrovnik

2.405 kn - 3.751 kn

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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
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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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The cheapest way to get from London to Dubrovnik is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £85 - £140 and takes 39h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Dubrovnik is to train and fly which costs £260 - £370 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Dubrovnik - Pile via Ulm, Split bus station and Dubrovnik - Gruz 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 34m.

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The distance between London and Dubrovnik is 1689 km.

The best way to get from London to Dubrovnik without a car is to train and bus via Vienna which takes 29h 28m and costs £260 - £600.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from London to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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London to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from London station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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London to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dubrovnik bus station.

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Dubrovnik is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 11:04 PM in London and 12:04 AM in Dubrovnik.

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  • Distance: 1689.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between London, England and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

British Airways, Brussels Airlines and six other airlines fly from London Paddington to Dubrovnik 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.900 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1.700 kn - 4.400 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Birmingham to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
850 kn - 4.300 kn
Flights from Birmingham to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 4.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Amsterdam Schiphol, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Zurich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.600 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
480 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.300 kn
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.100 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.200 kn
TUI Airways
Website
tui.co.uk
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
420 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Birmingham to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
460 kn - 3.000 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
470 kn - 2.100 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.500 kn
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700 kn - 1.100 kn
Flights from London Stansted to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
704 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.823 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
809 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.300 kn
Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
340 kn - 390 kn
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
70 kn - 100 kn
Anytime Day Single
340 kn - 390 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
Once daily
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
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.700 kn
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
2.300 kn - 2.700 kn
Standard
950 kn - 1.200 kn
Standard Premier
1.300 kn - 1.700 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 8m
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
5 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
Twice 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
3 times a week
Estimated price
700 kn - 950 kn
Website
Nightjet
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 Wien Meidling to Split
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 1.600 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 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
Bus from Ulm to Split
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
400 kn - 600 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 230 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Maglaj
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
490 kn - 850 kn
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Maglaj to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
globtour.com
Book at
globtour.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Ulm
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
270 kn - 380 kn
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
110 kn - 140 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 120 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 Split Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 210 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Bus from Sarajevo Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 220 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Brussels to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
531 kn
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
600 kn - 1.100 kn
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
600 kn - 1.100 kn
Standard Car - Flexi
1.000 kn - 1.300 kn

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British Airways, Edelweiss Air, Brussels Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 952+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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