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

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Fly  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Dubrovnik (DBV) VIE - DBV

689 kn - 2.939 kn

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Bus  •  14h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Dubrovnik

395 kn - 546 kn

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  18h 31m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol. Ec
  2. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Ic
  3. Take the bus from Split bus station to Dubrovnik bus station

859 kn - 1.249 kn

Bus via Zenica  •  20h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Zenica
  2. Take the bus from Zenica to Dubrovnik

406 kn - 612 kn

Night train, car ferry  •  23h 1m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Split En
  2. Take the car ferry from Split to Dubrovnik 9811S

1.265 kn - 1.658 kn

Drive  •  9h 44m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Dubrovnik 950.2 km

700 kn - 1.100 kn

Austria → Croatia
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International entry into Croatia from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Conditions of entry into Croatia from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days prior to boarding
This applies to arrivals from Austria
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days prior to boarding
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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Croatia from Austria.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Croatia.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Vienna to Dubrovnik is to bus, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 14h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs 90€ - 390€ and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Wien and arriving at Dubrovnik - Pile via Dubrovnik - Gruz 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 56m.

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The distance between Vienna and Dubrovnik is 634 km. The road distance is 950.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Dubrovnik without a car is to bus which takes 14h 56m and costs 50€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Vienna to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Vienna to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, depart from Wien station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 4h 31m and costs 90€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 14h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Vienna to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 633.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and Croatia Airlines fly from Vienna to Dubrovnik once daily. Alternatively, Croatia Bus International operates a bus from Wien to Dubrovnik 3 times a week. Tickets cost 380 kn - 550 kn and the journey takes 14h 45m.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.200 kn
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
1.400 kn - 2.600 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.200 kn
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
100 kn - 950 kn
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kol.
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
550 kn - 800 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Wien Hbf to Split
Ave. Duration
15h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 1.600 kn
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
380 kn - 550 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 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 bus station to Dubrovnik bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 130 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
80 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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
140 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
Biss-Tours
Phone
032 245 451
Email
info@biss-tours.ba
Website
biss-tours.ba
Bus from Vienna to Zenica
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
240 kn - 410 kn
Schedules at
biss-tours.ba
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zenica to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 190 kn
Schedules at
globtour.com
Book at
globtour.com
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Dubrovnik is 950 km. It takes approximately 9h 44m to drive from Vienna to Dubrovnik.

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Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and Croatia Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 952+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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