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

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Fly from Nice

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Dubrovnik (DBV)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2 to Zagreb Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik

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Train to Marseille, fly

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Dubrovnik (DBV)

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bari Centrale
  4. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

Bus via Dubrovnik - Gruz 2

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik bus station

Train, car ferry via Rome

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

Train, night train, bus, taxi

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia Mestre
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bruck/Mur
  4. Take the night train from Bruck/Mur to Split
  5. Take the bus from Split Central Bus Station to Duba Stonska
  6. Take a taxi from Duba Stonska to Dubrovnik

Drive

  1. Drive from Nice to Dubrovnik
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Yes, entry into Croatia is currently allowed from France.

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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.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Nice to Dubrovnik is to bus, which costs €65 - €90 and takes 29h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs €80 - €240 and takes 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Massenet and arriving at Dubrovnik - Pile via Nice Airport, Zagreb and Dubrovnik - Gruz 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 14m.

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The distance between Nice and Dubrovnik is 887 km. The road distance is 1387.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Dubrovnik without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 26h 16m and costs €75 - €290.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from Nice to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Nice to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Airport station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 7h 32m and costs €80 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus via Dubrovnik - Gruz 2, which costs €65 - €95 and takes 27h 14m.

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There is no direct flight from Nice Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Nice to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 886.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 32m

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

Lufthansa, Transavia France and 14 other airlines fly from Nice to Dubrovnik hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Dubrovnik via Aéroport / Promenade, Nice Airport, Zagreb, and Dubrovnik - Gruz 2 in around 27h 14m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 4.400 kn
Flights from Marseille to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 5.500 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.300 kn
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.300 kn
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
3.400 kn - 5.500 kn
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
500 kn - 2.600 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.200 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 6.000 kn
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 3.900 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
2.100 kn - 7.500 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 6.500 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Nice to Dubrovnik via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.600 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
240 kn - 3.100 kn
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
340 kn - 410 kn
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
350 kn - 410 kn
1st Class
340 kn - 410 kn
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
200 kn - 410 kn
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
200 kn - 290 kn
Rail 1st Class
280 kn - 410 kn
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70 kn - 110 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
70 kn - 110 kn
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55 kn - 85 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
55 kn - 85 kn
Train from Milano Centrale to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
380 kn - 550 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
380 kn - 550 kn
Train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kn - 400 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
280 kn - 400 kn
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 310 kn
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
210 kn - 310 kn
Trenitalia

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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70 kn - 150 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
130 kn - 150 kn
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65 kn - 140 kn
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
120 kn - 135 kn
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 390 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
100 kn - 140 kn
Base Standard
220 kn - 300 kn
Base Premium
280 kn - 390 kn
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65 kn - 170 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
65 kn - 90 kn
Base Standard
100 kn - 140 kn
Base Premium
110 kn - 170 kn
Train from Milano Centrale to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
440 kn - 1.300 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
440 kn - 600 kn
Base Standard
750 kn - 1.000 kn
Base Premium
850 kn - 1.300 kn
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
260 kn - 800 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
260 kn - 360 kn
Base Standard
470 kn - 650 kn
Base Premium
550 kn - 800 kn
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kn - 700 kn
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
220 kn - 310 kn
Base Standard
410 kn - 550 kn
Base Premium
500 kn - 700 kn
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Genova - Stazione Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40 kn - 120 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
40 kn - 60 kn
Smart Low Cost
40 kn - 60 kn
Smart Flex
80 kn - 120 kn
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
320 kn - 950 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
340 kn - 470 kn
Smart Low Cost
320 kn - 460 kn
Smart Flex
650 kn - 950 kn
Train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
210 kn - 600 kn
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
220 kn - 310 kn
Smart Low Cost
210 kn - 300 kn
Smart Flex
430 kn - 600 kn
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 Venezia Mestre to Bruck/Mur
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
420 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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
350 kn - 430 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
240 kn - 290 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Croatia Bus
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Book at
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 kn - 250 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Book at
samoborcek.hr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Nice Airport Arrivals Terminal 2 to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 kn - 310 kn
Website
Union Ivkoni
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
260 kn - 330 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Duba Stonska
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
95 kn - 130 kn
Website
Arriva d.o.o.
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Duba Stonska to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
650 kn - 850 kn
Taxi Neum
Phone
+387 063 623 557

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