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Dusseldorf to Dubrovnik drive

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Dusseldorf to Dubrovnik road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Dusseldorf to Dubrovnik. If you're planning a road trip to Dubrovnik, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Dusseldorf
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:24 pm  Frankfurt
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 1:54 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

4:20 pm  Nuremberg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:20 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:52 pm  Europe
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6.5 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Europe
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:21 pm  Hallstatt
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:21 pm
drive for about 3 hours

4:09 pm  Maribor
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours

 Day 3

9:00 am  leave from Maribor
drive for about 3 hours

11:59 am  Plitvice Lakes National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:59 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

3:39 pm  Split
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 5:39 pm
drive for about 3 hours

8:46 pm  arrive in Dubrovnik
stay at Radisson Blu Resort & Spa

day 3 driving ≈ 9 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Frankfurt  (74 answers)
    Cider Taverns in Sachsenhausen  (2 mentions)
    Städel Museum  (2 mentions)
    Frankfurt Cathedral  (2 mentions)
    Römerberg  (2 mentions)
    questions about Frankfurt:
        What's fun in Frankfurt?
        Is a 4.5 hours layover at FRA enough time to explore Frankfurt?
        Must sees/do in Frankfurt, Germany???
        Dinner Sunday Nigth
        4h 45m layover, enough to meet a family member for a bite in concourse?

Nuremberg  (34 mentions)

Europe  (209 mentions)
    questions about Europe:
        Best City for Christmas Markets in Europe?
        12-15 day trip to Europe
        Fashion Trends & How to Pack Light
        What is the best place to vacation in Europe?
        Looking for a nice summer holiday destination

Hallstatt  (18 answers)

Maribor  (3 answers)

Plitvice Lakes National Park  (52 mentions)
    questions about Plitvice Lakes National Park:
        Best restaurants near Plitvice Lakes National Park?

Split  (92 answers)
    Diocletian's Palace  (9 mentions)
    Marjan  (3 mentions)
    Marjan  (2 mentions)
    Cro-Split Old Town  (2 mentions)
    Riva  (2 mentions)
    questions about Split:
        What should a friend and I do in Split?
        Please suggest some great water sports in Split!
        Transportation to Krka National Park from Split?
        Where's the best place to go for an authentic lunch in Split, Croatia?
        What's the best neighborhood in Split for a first time visitor?

Where's the best place to stay in Dubrovnik?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Dubrovnik.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, which was mentioned 3 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Argosy Hotel  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Dubrovnik? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Dubrovnik?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Gil's Dubrovnik, which was mentioned 2 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Want to research more popular restaurants in Dubrovnik? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Dubrovnik?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Lady PI PI  (3 mentions)
East-West  (3 mentions)
Old Town Dubrovnik  (3 mentions)
Koločep  (2 mentions)
Lokrum Island  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Dubrovnik. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Helen from asked:
Should I take a side trip to Montenegro while in Dubrovnik?  (10 answers)

profile  Linda from California asked:
What part of Dubrovnik to stay in for the best views?  (8 answers)

profile  Izzy from Boston asked:
Recommendations for places to eat  (4 answers)

profile  Bridget from New York City asked:
Hotel in Dubrovnik, Croatia  (4 answers)

profile  Inga from asked:
Good family restaurant in Dubrovnik w. gluten free items on menu?  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Dubrovnik.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Dubrovnik to Dusseldorf drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Dusseldorf to Dubrovnik. Or get a full Dusseldorf to Dubrovnik flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Dusseldorf well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Dusseldorf!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,054 miles
driving time of 17 hours, 19 minutes
Dubrovnik is the same time as Dusseldorf
26 Dusseldorf travel answers
74 Frankfurt travel answers
18 Hallstatt travel answers
3 Maribor travel answers
92 Split travel answers
106 Dubrovnik travel answers


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