The island of Korcula is among the most popular travel destinations in Croatia. If you are reaching this beautiful island from Dubrovnik, the most easiest way is to take one of high-speed catamarans sailing on this route.
Note that there are no car ferries operating between Dubrovnik and Korcula. For taking a vehicle, you'll need to drive to the small town of Orebic (Peljesac Peninsula) and from there catch a car ferry to the island (frequent service all-year round).
There is also a bus service from Dubrovnik to Korcula Old Town available all-year round. A hassle-free way of visiting Korcula is by joining an organised day tour from Dubrovnik.
If the times of mentioned transfers don't suit you, opt for a private car transfer (can be picked up at the airport, hotel, apartment or port). You'll enjoy the ride in the comfortable air-conditioned car.
Travelling between Dubrovnik and the island of Korcula by super-fast catamaran is super easy and convenient. You'll embark catamaran on the pier in Gruz, which can be reached by any city bus. These catamarans operate between Split and Dubrovnik with stops on the islands in between, including the stop in Korcula Old Town.
Travellers can choose from 5 departures daily. Jadrolinija's catamaran departs at 7:00 am in the morning arriving to Korcula at 9:00 am. In addition, both KRILO and TP LINE offer 2 departures daily, sailing from Dubrovnik in the mid-afternoon.
Another affordable way of travel from Dubrovnik to the island of Korcula is by bus. There is a regular bus service available throughout the year and the journey time between these two destinations is approximately 3 hours 25 minutes. The bus departs from Dubrovnik Main Bus Station, takes a coastal road from Dubrovnik to Orebic and then board on a car ferry across to the island.
The island of Korcula is situated very close to the land - Peljesac peninsula. If you are driving from Dubrovnik to Korcula, you need to reach the town of Orebic, from where you can catch regular car ferry to Domince (frequent service all-year round), which is suburb on the edge of Korcula Town.
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If you wish to visit the island of Korcula in a day, then join an organised day trip which usually includes return transfer by minivan and the sightseeing of the area.
Most of these trips include a visit to one of the local wineries on the Peljesac Peninsula with wine tasting. Some include a lunch in one of great restaurants in Mali Ston, so you'll taste one of the most delicious Croatian sea-food.
We're sure you'll love this 10-hour trip from Dubrovnik (includes: round-trip transfer, drive along Peljesac villages, sightseeing of Korcula Old Town, free-time for lunch, wine tasting in local vinery near Orebic).