Both Dubrovnik and Split are top destinations in Croatia, and so popular among tourists. Thanks to this, travel between Dubrovnik and Split is the most popular route on the Croatia coast.
Travellers have various options of getting from Dubrovnik to Split and vice versa. Whether they take a pleasant catamaran ride along the coast (4 h 25 minutes), a scenic bus ride (4 hours) or book a private car transfer (3 hours) or decide to drive (find great car hire deals at Rentalcars), the choice depends on their preferences.
The catamaran ride from Dubrovnik to Split (Split to Dubrovnik) is very popular among travellers. Modern high-speed catamarans operated by three different companies (KRILO, TP LINE or JADROLINIJA) sail on this route daily from April until the end of October.
KRILO CATAMARAN: This catamaran sails daily on the following route: Dubrovnik - Pomena (Mljet) - Korcula Town - Hvar Town - Milna (Brac) - Split, starting from early April until end of October. The catamaran departs Dubrovnik at 4:30 p.m. and arriving in Split at 8:55 (journey time is 4 hours 25 minutes). To help you plan your next sailing, view Krilo catamaran timetable and book your tickets online!
TP LINE: This operator runs the high-speed catamaran from Dubrovnik via Mljet (Pomena), Korcula, Hvar, Brac (Milna) to Split. Catamaran departs from Split at 9:15 a.m. and arrives to Dubrovnik at 2:35 p.m. Return journey is at 3:15 p.m. from Dubrovnik and arrival to Split at 8:30 p.m. Service is available daily from June until mid-October. The sailing time is 5 hours 15 minutes. Check the timetable, prices and book ticket online!
JADROLINIJA also operates catamaran between Dubrovnik to Split. Operating daily from June until the end September, this catamaran stops at Korcula Town, Hvar Town and Bol (Brac). Catamaran departs from Dubrovnik at 7:00 a.m. arriving to Split at 12:55 p.m. It returns from Split at 3:30 p.m. arriving to Dubrovnik at 9:25 p.m.
We recommend to book your catamaran tickets in-advance as they sell out quickly due to the fact that this route is among the most popular one on the Croatian coast.
Several bus companies operate bus service between Dubrovnik and Split with a range of prices and travel times. When travelling from Split or Dubrovnik by bus, your travel will begin at Split Bus Station or Dubrovnik Bus Station, both conveniently located close to the ports.
The average journey time is around 4 hours 30 minutes but during the summer months it can be some delays due to the traffic on the way.
We recommend buying your bus tickets in advance, especially during the summer season. Check the accurate bus timetables, prices and book your bus tickets online with BOOKAWAY web-site.
For a smooth and relaxed journey between Dubrovnik and Split you should opt for a private car transfer. This is a great way to travel which takes away the worry about driving in foreign country, border crossings and any other things.
Several companies can arrange a private transfer between Dubrovnik and Split. We highly recommend Croatia Shuttle that offers smooth transfers in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles with professional English speaking drivers.
If you wish to book your private car transfer in advance, you can do this through BOOKAWAY website. Choose from Comfort car transfer (3 persons) or Standar minivan transfer (8 persons) both taking 3 hours in total.
One of the options of travelling between Split and Dubrovnik is by car. The distance from Split to Dubrovnik is about 230 km and the drive will take about 3.5 hours depending on the traffic. The Croatian coast offers incredible sceneries and travelling by car along it may offer a comfort of stopping wherever and whenever you like.
We advise you to book your car through Rentalcars where you can compare a huge range of car hire deals from leading rental companies and find the best one for you.