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Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik

$23 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split 934
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

$38 - $63

Train, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Zadar to Knin
  2. Take the train from Knin to Split
  3. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik

$25 - $43

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Dubrovnik 219.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAD - DBV

$86 - $211

Uber  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zadar to Dubrovnik 219.8 miles

$260 - $330

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Dubrovnik, Croatia?

Croatia Bus operates a bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik 3 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Autobusni Promet also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Zadar to Dubrovnik 4 times a day.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Pula
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Southend
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zadar to Dubrovnik via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zadar to Knin
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $17
Train from Knin to Split
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
FlixBus
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Promet Makarska
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Ferry operators
Other operators
Uber Kroatische Küste
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zadar to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$260 - $330
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$260 - $330
Select
$330 - $410
Kombi
$420 - $550

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zadar and Dubrovnik is 282 km. The road distance is 352 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Dubrovnik is to bus which costs 140 kn - 210 kn and takes 6 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Zadar to Dubrovnik is to drive which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 270 kn - 400 kn.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zadar and arriving at Dubrovnik. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

The bus from Zadar to Dubrovnik takes 6 h 20 min including transfers and departs four times a day.