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Getting From Dubrovnik To Split

Travel between Dubrovnik and Split is very popular during the summer months, as both Dubrovnik, with its unique Old Town and Split, with its Diocletian's Palace, are top travel destinations in Croatia.

You have various options of getting from Dubrovnik to Split - it's up to you to decide which one is the most convenient for you. Here are the options:

The port of SplitThe port of Split


Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by catamaran (passenger ferry)

One of the most popular way of travelling between Dubrovnik and Split is by high-speed catamaran that sails on this route seasonally (April until the end of October). Passengers can choose from four different catamarans operating by three different companies. Check all catamarans and departure times in one place!

KRILO LUX catamaran operates between Dubrovnik and SplitKRILO LUX catamaran operates between Dubrovnik and Split

TP LINE: The new catamaran route from Dubrovnik via Mljet (Pomena), Korcula, Hvar, Brac (Milna) to Split is operated by TP Line. This 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 sailing timetable, prices and book ticket online!


KRILO: This catamaran takes 4 hour 25 minutes each way, and makes stops on the islands of Mljet, Korcula, Brac and Hvar on the way. The service runs daily during the tourist season (April until the end of October). Catamaran departs from Split in the early morning and returns from Dubrovnik in the afternoon.



JADROLINIJA also operates daily catamaran between Dubrovnik and Split from June until the end of 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. and returns from Split at 3:30 p.m. Arrival to Dubrovnik is at 9:25 p.m.

Travelling within Croatia is easy with the help of Bookaway, where you can compare all available buses, ferries, car transfers and easily book your tickets online.


Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by bus



Bus travel between Dubrovnik and Split is easy as there are many buses throughout the day between these two destinations. When travelling from Split or Dubrovnik by bus, your travel will begin at Dubrovnik Bus Station which is located close to the ferry & cruise port.

The average bus ride between Dubrovnik and Split 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 months. You can choose from travelling by FlixBus or other bus companies, both available throughout the year, with more frequent departures during the summer.



Private transfer from Dubrovnik to Split (Split to Dubrovnik)

If any of above options doesn't suit you, you can book a private car transfer between Split and Dubrovnik. This is a great way to travel which takes away the worry about driving in foreign country, border crossings and any other things.

Private car transfer can be arranged from Dubrovnik Airport, Dubrovnik port or any hotel or apartment in the city.

Your driver will pick you up from your 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 reach your destination. 

Croatia ShuttleOctopus Transfers, Dubrovnik Transport and Maci Tours are companies offering private transfers between Dubrovnik and Split. Their vehicles are comfortable and drivers professional making the transfer smooth and enjoyable.



Driving from Split to Dubrovnik

If you choose to drive from Dubrovnik to Split, take into consideration that the distance is around 230km and the drive will take you about 3.5 hours depending on the traffic and border delays.

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.

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