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Getting from Dubrovnik to Brac (Brac to Dubrovnik)

Looking for the best way to get from Dubrovnik to the island of Brac that lies near Split and is ideal destination for summer holidays?

Obviously, the most convenient would be taking one of fast catamarans sailing between Dubrovnik port and Bol and Milna on the island of Brac. These are available only from May until the end of September, and the rest of year, they don't operate.

For reaching Brac by car, you need to ride from Dubrovnik to Makarska (160km to the north) and from there catch a car ferry to Sumartin, on the island of Brac.

For getting around Brac, we recommend this private taxi service (has excellent reviews!).

Read on to find out more about catamarans from Dubrovnik to Bol and Milna as well as car travel on the same routes.

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The Zlatni Rat beachThe Zlatni Rat beach is located 4km from the town of Bol, on Brac Island

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Catamarans from Dubrovnik to Bol

A pleasant 4 hour ride onboard modern and comfortable catamaran, is the best way to get from Dubrovnik to Bol (famous for Zlatni rat beach). These are available only during the summer season (May to October) with two departures daily: at 7am and 2:45pm. The price range from €45 - €50.

Compare all available catamarans and book your tickets here.


Catamarans from Dubrovnik to Milna

Catamarans between Dubrovnik and Milna on the island of Brac are available from April until end of October. Krilo and TP Line are 2 operators on this route. There are 2 daily departures during April, May and October and 3 departures from June until end of September. The price range from €45 - €50.

Find out exact departure times, prices and book easily online.


Taking a bus from Dubrovnik to Split + ferry from Split to Brac

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Split (many daily departures), and then take a car ferry from Split to anywhere on Brac (Bol, Milna, Supetar or Sumartin).

This is the cheapest option, but it takes longer and requires more transfers. The bus journey takes about 4 hours (the cheapest one is €18), and the ferry/catamaran journey takes about 1 hour.


Driving from Dubrovnik to Brac

If you would like to take a car to the island of Brac, then you'll need to drive along the coast until you reach the city of Makarska (this takes around 2.5h), and form there catch a car ferry to Sumartin, situated on the eastern side of Brac.

This ferry operates all-year round, with 3 departures daily during off-season and 5 departures in high season. The ride from Makarska to Sumartin lasts for 60 minutes.

From Sumartin you can reach other destinations on Brac island (Bol is only 20 minute drive from there).

For a really affordable car hire deals visit Discover Cars and book easily online. Be sure to book as early as possible.


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