There are 8 ways to get from Lyon to Dubrovnik by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly Lyon to Dubrovnik  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Dubrovnik (DBV) LYS - DBV

$120 - $465

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Train to Geneva, fly to Dubrovnik  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dubrovnik (DBV) GVA - DBV

$141 - $496

Fly Lyon to Tivat, bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Tivat (TIV) LYS - TIV
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Dubrovnik

$243 - $683

Train, car ferry  •  25 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bari Centrale Fb / ...
  4. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

$271 - $403

Bus Eurolines FR  •  26 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Makarska
  2. Take the bus from Makarska to Dubrovnik

$167 - $258

Train, bus  •  31 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  4. Take the train from Zagreb to Split
  5. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik

$256 - $431

Bus Globtour  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Genève
  2. Take the bus from Genf Busbahnhof to Capljina Bahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Capljina Bahnhof to Dubrovnik Zob

$159 - $227

Drive  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Dubrovnik 954.1 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Dubrovnik is to bus which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 26 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Dubrovnik is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 430€ and takes 6 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lyon to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Lyon and arriving at Dubrovnik via Makarska. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 7 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Dubrovnik is 1109 km. The road distance is 1526.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Dubrovnik without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 25 h 31 min and costs 230€ - 350€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Lyon to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Lyon to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 100€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 26 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 693.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Lyon to Dubrovnik every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Makarska in around 26 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Geneva to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Dubrovnik via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Tivat via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Tivat via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Tivat via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Lyon to Tivat via Munich, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Lyon to Tivat via Venice, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Split
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Herceg Novi to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Makarska
Ave. Duration
21 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Makarska to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ap.hr
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Promet Makarska
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Genf Busbahnhof to Capljina Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Capljina Bahnhof to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Dubrovnik is 1527 km. It takes approximately 15 h 41 min to drive from Lyon to Dubrovnik.

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Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 4094+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 9€ - 15€.

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