There are 5 ways to get from Rome to Dubrovnik by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Dubrovnik (DBV) FCO - DBV

$74 - $313

Cheapest option

Leonetti Bus, carferry  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Take the Leonetti Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Bari Rome
  2. Take the carferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

$45 - $86

3 alternative options

Train, carferry  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale Fa
  2. Take the carferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

$113 - $144

Bus  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb 4
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik 920

$183 - $216

Drive, carferry  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Ancona
  2. Take the carferry from Ancona to Split 53
  3. Drive from Split to Dubrovnik

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Dubrovnik is to Leonetti Bus and carferry which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 20 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 60€ - 280€.

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The distance between Rome and Dubrovnik is 467 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Rome to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Dubrovnik via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

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What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Vueling Airlines and Croatia Airlines fly from Rome to Dubrovnik once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Dubrovnik via Zagreb in around 23 h.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
Bus operators
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$17 - $24
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $28

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