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

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Fly from Stuttgart  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dubrovnik (DBV) STR - DBV

632 kn - 1.897 kn

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Bus  •  22h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Oberturkheim Train Station to Split Central Bus Station Frankfurt - Imotski
  2. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik 973a / ...

491 kn - 808 kn

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Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dubrovnik (DBV) FRA - DBV

1.168 kn - 3.675 kn

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZRH - DBV

1.017 kn - 2.296 kn

Train to Munich, fly  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dubrovnik (DBV) MUC - DBV

776 kn - 2.842 kn

Train, bus  •  20h 33m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich ZOB to Dubrovnik

763 kn - 1.376 kn

Train, night train, ferry  •  24h 37m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf Ec
  2. Take the night train from Villach Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. En
  3. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Predgrade Ic
  4. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

1.010 kn - 1.396 kn

Drive  •  13h 29m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik 1307.7 km

1.100 kn - 1.700 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik is to bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 22h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 5h 12m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Dubrovnik is 971 km. The road distance is 1307.7 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 33m and costs 100€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 5h 12m and costs 80€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 22h 13m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Dubrovnik is 1308 km. It takes approximately 13h 29m to drive from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik.

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Eurowings, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 3961+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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  • Distance: 970.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik via Stuttgart-Obertürkheim, Stuttgart Oberturkheim Train Station, Split, and Dubrovnik - Gruz 2 in around 22h 13m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 8.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 9.000 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 9.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Munich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Munich to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.300 kn
Flights from Munich to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
900 kn - 3.000 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 8.500 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 9.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from Munich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Munich to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.200 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 4.000 kn
Flights from Frankfurt to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.500 kn - 6.000 kn
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.600 kn
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 2.800 kn
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 1.900 kn
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.500 kn
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kn - 1.500 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
440 kn - 1.800 kn
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 1.300 kn
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
850 kn - 1.400 kn
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
300 kn - 420 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
350 kn - 490 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
340 kn - 480 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
260 kn - 350 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
440 kn - 600 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
440 kn - 650 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
440 kn - 650 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
200 kn - 280 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
390 kn - 550 kn
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
360 kn - 430 kn
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
370 kn - 430 kn
1st Class
360 kn - 430 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 Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
250 kn - 380 kn
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
240 kn - 370 kn
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
85 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80 kn - 110 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Autotransport Šibenik
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

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