The Croatian cities of Dubrovnik and Split are among the most popular travel destinations in the country. Many tourists travel between these two cities and are looking for the best way of doing that. When it comes to travelling from Split to Dubrovnik there are several options: by catamaran, by plane, by bus or taking an organised private car transfer.
The most pleasant the most popular way of travelling between Dubrovnik and Split is by taking one of catamaranas sailing on this route. Travellers can choose from Krilo and Jadrolinija catamaranas that operate between these two coastal cities.
Krilo (Kapetan Luka) runs two different catamaran routes during the summer season. Both routes are operated by modern high speed passenger catamarans offering pleasant journey to the passengers.
The first catamaran runs from Split and runs via Brac (Milna), Hvar (Hvar town), Korcula, Mljet (Pomena) to Dubrovnik. This catamaran sails from May until October daily with departure from Split at 7:40 a.m. arriving to Dubrovnik at 12:00 noon. The journey time is 4 h 40 minutes. From Dubrovnik it departs at 4:00 p.m. arriving to Split at 8:00 p.m. The ticket price is 230 HRK one-way which is about 27 Euros.
Another Krilo catamaran operates from June until September and runs from Split via Brac, Makarska, Korcula and Mljet to Dubrovnik. It departs from Split at 7:40 a.m. and arrives to Dubrovnik at 12:00 noon. The ticket price is 230 HRK one-way which is about 27 Euros. This catamaran route is cancelled for 2020.
Tickets for both catamarans can be easily and securely purchased through Bookaway platform or by using booking engine below. We advise you to buy catamarans tickets in advance as this is one of the most popular sea routes in Croatia.
Another option would be taking Jadrolinija's catamaran which departs from Dubrovnik in the morning and stops on Korcula, Hvar, Bol (Brac) on the way to Split. Sailing time to Split is around 4 hours. Catamaran returns from Split in the afternoon hours the same way. For detailed sailing timetable and booking check Jadrolinija's official web-site.
Travelling between Split and Dubrovnik by bus is very easy and comfortable. There are buses throughout the day starting from early morning until late evening. The buses takes the coastal route and usually stops in the towns along the Croatian coast (Omis, Brela, Makarska, Ploce, Metkovic).
The route stretches through a part of Bosnia & Herzegovina (called neum corridor), so keep your passport handy to show to custom officers. This is only a transit route so you won't need a visa for the country.
The trip takes from 4 to 5 hours depending on the company (Croatia Bus, Autotrans Rijeka, Panorama Bus, Promet Sinj, Cazmatrans, Promet Makarska, AP Varazdin). Check the latest and accurate schedules for this route and book online bus tickets with Bookaway booking plaform.
Trade Air have twice weekly flights (Tuesday and Thursday) between Split and Dubrovnik. Travelling time is 40 minutes. Another option would be travelling between Split and Dubrovnik via Zagreb. Flights are available several times a day. Book your plane tickets for both Trade Air and Croatia Airlines flights via Croatia Airlines official web site.
If you decide to drive a car between Split and Dubrovnik, there are two options - either the scenic coastal road for the whole route, or inland on the A1 motorway as far as Ploce where you need then drive towards the coastal road to continue the journey. The coastal road can be very busy during the summer months.
If any of above options suit you, you can book your private car transfer from Split to Dubrovnik. It can be arranged from both Split airport or Split city to either Dubrovnik city or Dubrovnik airport.
Your driver will pick you up from your desired accommodation and drive you to exactly where you need to be - with no need for buses or taxis to continue your journey once you've finally reached your destination.
This car service will surely be the quickest and most convenient way to get from Split to Dubrovnik.
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