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Fly from London Heathrow  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dubrovnik (DBV) LHR - DBV

660 kn - 1.308 kn

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Fly from London City  •  9h 3m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dubrovnik (DBV) LCY - DBV

691 kn - 2.327 kn

Fly from London Gatwick  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Dubrovnik (DBV) LGW - DBV

796 kn - 2.571 kn

Train, bus  •  32h 58m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Sarajevo
  3. Take the train from Sarajevo to Mostar
  4. Take the bus from Mostar to Dubrovnik

1.591 kn - 3.777 kn

Train, night train, bus  •  33h 55m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Hbf Nj
  3. Take the bus from Wien to Dubrovnik

1.877 kn - 4.157 kn

Bus and ferry, bus  •  41h 28m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to München
  2. Take the bus from München to Makarska
  3. Take the bus from Makarska to Dubrovnik

783 kn - 1.083 kn

Bus  •  44h 24m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Zagreb
  3. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik

861 kn - 1.183 kn

Train, bus via Brussels  •  47h 8m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the bus from Brussels to Sarajevo
  3. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik

1.486 kn - 3.510 kn

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  21h 15m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Dubrovnik

2.946 kn - 3.786 kn

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 22m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Dubrovnik

1.964 kn - 2.881 kn

London Heathrow (LHR) to Dubrovnik (DBV) flights

The flight time between London Heathrow (LHR) and Dubrovnik (DBV) is around 4h 40m and covers a distance of around 1723 km. The fastest flight normally takes 2h 50m. Services are operated by British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Air France and others. Typically 52 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
4h 40m
Fastest flight journey time:
2h 50m
Flight distance:
1723 km
Flights per week:
52
Cheapest price:
634 kn
Carbon emissions:
349 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:15
Last flight departs at:
17:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow (LHR) to Dubrovnik (DBV) flight schedules

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Conditions of entry into Croatia from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Croatia

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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 United Kingdom.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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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 United Kingdom from Croatia.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik is to fly, which costs £75 - £150 and takes 6h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs £90 - £300 and takes 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station station to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Waterloo StationUpper Taxi Rd and arriving at Dubrovnik via London, München and Makarska. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 28m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Dubrovnik is 1688 km.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik without a car is to train and bus which takes 32h 58m and costs £180 - £430.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 6h 18m and costs £75 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £95 - £140 and takes 44h 24m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Autobusni Promet, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 1688.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

British Airways, Brussels Airlines and six other airlines fly from Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterloo Station to Dubrovnik via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, London, Victoria Green Line Station, Brussels, Gare du Midi, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord, Brussels-North train station, and Zagreb in around 44h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.000 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 4.900 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Zurich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1.800 kn - 4.600 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.000 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 2.700 kn
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.300 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Zurich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.800 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
1.000 kn - 5.000 kn
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.900 kn
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
750 kn - 3.500 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 1.800 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.400 kn
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Zurich, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
950 kn - 3.800 kn
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London City to Dubrovnik via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kn - 2.300 kn
TUI Airways
Website
tui.co.uk
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kn - 3.400 kn
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.800 kn
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kn - 1.700 kn
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.800 kn
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dubrovnik via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
7.000 kn - 8.000 kn
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kn - 2.300 kn
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
950 kn - 2.700 kn
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
2.300 kn - 2.700 kn
Standard
950 kn - 1.200 kn
Standard Premier
1.300 kn - 1.700 kn
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.600 kn
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
2.300 kn - 2.600 kn
Standard
750 kn - 950 kn
Standard Premier
1.100 kn - 1.500 kn
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Mostar
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35 kn - 50 kn
Website
zfbh.ba
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
700 kn - 950 kn
Website
Nightjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1.157 kn
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Sonnen-Busreisen Prosic
Phone
+387 (0)37 314 378
Email
info@prosicbus.com
Website
prosicbus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
500 kn - 900 kn
Schedules at
prosicbus.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mostar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70 kn - 85 kn
Schedules at
globtour.com
Book at
globtour.com
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 Sarajevo to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 230 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to München
Ave. Duration
20h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
310 kn - 430 kn
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Promet Makarska
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Makarska to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 170 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 kn - 340 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85 kn - 120 kn
Website
RegioJet
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 Brussels-North train station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 kn - 600 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Halilovic Bus
Phone
+387 35 630-532
Email
info@halilovicbus.ba
Website
halilovicbus.ba
Bus from Brussels to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
531 kn
Schedules at
halilovicbus.ba
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100 kn - 180 kn
Schedules at
centrotrans.com
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Sarajevo Central Bus Station to Dubrovnik Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
150 kn - 220 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Ferry operators

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Dubrovnik is 1h ahead of Waterloo Station. It is currently 10:29 PM in Waterloo Station and 11:29 PM in Dubrovnik.

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