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There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Dubrovnik by plane, bus, train, ferry or car

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Fly  •  2h 8m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Dubrovnik (DBV) ZAG - DBV

601 kn - 1.010 kn

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Bus  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik K954 / ...

163 kn - 425 kn

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Train, bus  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Ic
  2. Take the bus from Split to Dubrovnik K954 / ...

284 kn - 488 kn

Bus via Zaton Mali  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Zaton Mali

173 kn - 237 kn

Train, ferry  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Split Ic
  2. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik

373 kn - 497 kn

Bus #2  •  13h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik

270 kn - 340 kn

Drive  •  6h 24m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Dubrovnik 600.3 km

450 kn - 700 kn

Zagreb → Dubrovnik
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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
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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.

Last updated: 28 Feb 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Dubrovnik is to bus via Zaton Mali which costs 170 kn - 240 kn and takes 10h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Dubrovnik is to fly which costs 600 kn - 1.100 kn and takes 2h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Dubrovnik. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h.

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The distance between Zagreb and Dubrovnik is 392 km. The road distance is 600.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Dubrovnik without a car is to bus which takes 9h 26m and costs 160 kn - 430 kn.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Zagreb to Dubrovnik, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Dubrovnik is to fly which takes 2h 8m and costs 600 kn - 1.100 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 160 kn - 430 kn and takes 9h 26m.

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The quickest flight from Zagreb Airport to Dubrovnik Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zagreb to Dubrovnik bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dubrovnik station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Dubrovnik.
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  • Distance: 391.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

Croatia Airlines flies from Zagreb to Dubrovnik 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik 5 times a day. Tickets cost 260 kn - 320 kn and the journey takes 9h 15m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 kn - 1.100 kn
Train operators
Bus operators
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 Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
260 kn - 320 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110 kn - 140 kn
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 kn - 210 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
90 kn - 130 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Zaton Mali
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 200 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kn - 270 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 120 kn
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
290 kn - 410 kn
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
160 kn - 230 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
150 kn - 220 kn
Website
Autotrans d.d.
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
270 kn - 340 kn
Schedules at
ap.hr
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Dubrovnik is 600 km. It takes approximately 6h 24m to drive from Zagreb to Dubrovnik.

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Croatia Airlines offers flights from Zagreb Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 7655+ hotels available in Dubrovnik. Prices start at 750 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs 210 kn - 260 kn.

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