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All buses to and from Dubrovnik stop at the Dubrovnik bus station  which is about 2km north of the Old Town. The bus station is a busy place most of the year but especially in summer! From the bus station, it's easy to take local buses to the Old Town or your Dubrovnik neighbourhood.

Domestic Buses to Dubrovnik  

From Zagreb to Dubrovnik       

Dubrovnik is linked by seven buses a day to Zagreb (11 hours)  which includes several night buses. Buses are available for online booking at Bookaway but given the length of the journey it may be a good idea to check out the prices of flights to Dubrovnik.

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From Split to Dubrovnik

There are about 13 buses a day from Split to Dubrovnik which take around four hours. The buses take the coastal route but make different stops so you may be able to board at Brela, Baska Voda or Makarska. Book online at Bookaway.

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From Zadar to Dubrovnik

There are about eight buses a day from Zadar to Dubrovnik which take from seven to eight hours. The buses take the coastal route and most stop at Vodice, Sibenik, Primosten, Trogir and Split.

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From Korcula to Dubrovnik

There is one daily direct bus from Korcula to Dubrovnik that takes about 3 1/2 hours. It stops in Orebic on the way. Book online at Bookaway.

From Istria and the North

Further afield, you can get two buses, a day bus and an overnight bus, for the 12-hour ride from Rijeka.Book Now

The same buses start leave about four hours earlier from Pula. Book Now

There's one nightly bus (16 hours) from Rovinj. Book Now

International Buses to Dubrovnik

From Bosnia-Hercegovina to Dubrovnik

There are two buses a day from Sarajevo that take about 6 hours. Book Now

There are two buses a day from Mostar that take about 3 1/2 hours. Book Now

From Montenegro to Dubrovnik

There are four buses a day from Kotor that take about 2 1/4 hours.

There are three buses a day from Budva that take about 3 hours.

There are four buses a day from Herceg Novi that take about one hour.

The above buses can be booked at bookaway.

From Italy to Dubrovnik

There are six overnight buses a week from Trieste that take about 15 hours.

Local buses run regularly from the Dubrovnik bus station to the Old Town and Lapad.

[See more about Getting Around Dubrovnik.]


Many domestic and international buses can now be booked online at Bookaway. In the summer season it is highly advisable to get your ticket and seat assignment as soon as possible.

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Further Resources

Bookaway--timetables and online booking

Last updated July 26, 2022

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