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There are 5 ways to get from Lyon to Dubrovnik by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 11 min

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

$118 - $464

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Bus  •  26 h 7 min

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

$162 - $252

Train, night train, bus  •  32 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the night 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

$251 - $424

Train, bus  •  35 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genf Busbahnhof to Capljina Bahnhof
  3. Take the bus from Capljina Bahnhof to Dubrovnik Zob

$165 - $241

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 fly which costs 100€ - 410€ and takes 5 h 11 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 bus which takes 26 h 7 min and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 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 5 h 11 min and costs 100€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 26 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 693.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

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

easyJet and Austrian Airlines fly from Lyon to Dubrovnik 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Makarska in around 26 h 7 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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 Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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
$140 - $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
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ap.hr
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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
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
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 - $10
Schedules at
globtour.com

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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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easyJet and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 3653+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at $54 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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