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There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Dubrovnik by plane, ferry, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Dubrovnik  •  4h 39m

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

$74 - $313

Cheapest option

Leonetti Bus, car ferry  •  19h 37m

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

$45 - $80

4 alternative options

Fly to Split, ferry  •  10h 13m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Split (SPU) FCO - SPU
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

$90 - $354

Train, car ferry  •  16h 4m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bari Centrale Fa / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

$79 - $110

Bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb 4
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik N973

$182 - $215

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 18m

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

$95 - $139

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Dubrovnik is to Leonetti Bus and car ferry which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 19h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 4h 39m.

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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 23h.

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The distance between Rome and Dubrovnik is 467 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Dubrovnik without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 16h 4m and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Rome to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Rome to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 4h 39m and costs 60€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 150€ - 190€ and takes 23h.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Rome to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Samoborček, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 292.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

Vueling Airlines and Croatia Airlines fly from Rome to Dubrovnik 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Dubrovnik via Zagreb in around 23h.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Rome to Split
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
13h 30m
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
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Jadrolinija
Rome2rio's guide to Jadrolinija
Contact Details
Phone
+385 51 666 111
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$17 - $23
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
jadrolinija.hr
Passenger
$21 - $27
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Car ferry from Ancona to Split
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
www.snav.it
Passenger
$46
Vehicle
$69

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Vueling Airlines and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 10€ - 15€.

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