There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Dubrovnik by plane, bus, train, car ferry 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.

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Fly to Dubrovnik  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZRH - DBV

$138 - $376

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Capljina
  2. Take the bus from Capljina Bahnhof to Dubrovnik Zob

$61 - $136

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Fly to Tivat, bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Tivat (TIV) ZRH - TIV
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Dubrovnik

$152 - $444

Bus Eurolines DE  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station X06 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich ZOB to Dubrovnik

$93 - $139

Train, car ferry  •  22 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bari Centrale Fb / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik

$192 - $254

Train, bus  •  26 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Metkovic
  4. Take the bus from Metkovic to Dubrovnik

$147 - $229

Train, bus via Slavonski Brod  •  31 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Slavonski Brod En
  2. Take the bus from Slavonski Brod Bahnhof to Dubrovnik Zob

$158 - $244

Drive  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Dubrovnik 868 miles

$180 - $270

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Dubrovnik. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Dubrovnik via Munich ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 4 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Dubrovnik is 914 km. The road distance is 1388.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Dubrovnik without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Zürich to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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Zürich to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 22 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Zürich to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Dubrovnik is 1389 km. It takes approximately 14 h 18 min to drive from Zürich to Dubrovnik.

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Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Adria Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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  • Distance: 571.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Edelweiss Air, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Zürich to Dubrovnik 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Dubrovnik via Munich, Munich central bus station and Munich ZOB in around 22 h 4 min.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zurich to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Montenegro Airlines
Website
montenegroairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Tivat via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Dubrovnik via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Tivat via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Slavonski Brod
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Milano Centrale to Bari Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Herceg Novi to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
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 Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Munich ZOB to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
17 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Promet Makarska
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Metkovic to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Capljina
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Capljina Bahnhof to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
globtour.com
Bus from Slavonski Brod Bahnhof to Dubrovnik Zob
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ferry operators

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