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There are 6 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  •  5h 8m

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

476 kn - 2.051 kn

Cheapest option

Leonetti Bus, car ferry  •  19h 30m

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

282 kn - 507 kn

4 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  17h 14m

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

482 kn - 712 kn

Bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Zagreb 4
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik 973 / ...

1.213 kn - 1.383 kn

Train, bus  •  24h 51m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Villach Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Ec
  3. Take the train from Zagreb to Split 70a / ...
  4. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik

687 kn - 1.233 kn

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 22m

  1. Drive from Rome to Bari
  2. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

604 kn - 864 kn

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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 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 5h 8m.

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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 17h 14m and costs 65€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m 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 5h 8m and costs 60€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160€ - 190€ and takes 23h.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Rome to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by FlixBus, 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: 5h 8m

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

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

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 6.000 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 kn - 2.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 4.300 kn
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
360 kn - 550 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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
6h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
330 kn - 430 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
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 Roma Termini to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
340 kn - 750 kn
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
600 kn - 750 kn
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
100 kn - 150 kn
1st Class
160 kn - 220 kn
Train from Zagreb to Split
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
140 kn - 210 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
140 kn - 210 kn
1st Class
220 kn - 300 kn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 340 kn
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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
1.004 kn
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
230 kn - 380 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kn - 170 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Estimated price
180 kn - 240 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 320 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120 kn - 170 kn
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
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
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
110 kn - 150 kn
Website
Jadrolinija
Passenger
110 kn - 150 kn

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

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There are 4522+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at 378 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 8€ - 15€.

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