Getting from Hvar to Korcula
(Korcula to Hvar)
Historical towns, beautiful beaches and delicious local food is what islands of Hvar and Korcula make popular travel destinations during the summer holidays.
Those who travel between these two islands can choose from several catamarans sailing regularly. Some are year-round while others are only seasonal. Note that there are NO car ferries between these two islands.
KRILO and JADROLINIJA are two companies operating these high-speed catamarans. Click here to book tickets for KRILO catamaran sailing between Hvar Old Town and Korcula Town.
KRILO LUX catamaran
KRILO company operates high-speed catamaran service between Split and Korcula Town with stop on the island of Hvar (beginning of June - end of September). You can catch this catamaran from Hvar Town in the morning hours and arrive to Korcula Old Town in 1 hour 30 minutes.
KRILO company runs catamaran from Split to Dubrovnik with stops on the islands along the way (Brac & Hvar & Korcula & Mljet). This Krilo service is available daily from mid-April until the end of October. Use this catamaran to reach Korcula Old Town from the island of Hvar - it takes around 1 hour 20 minutes.
KRILO company operates catamaran that runs from Split via Hvar to the island of Korcula all-year long. You can catch this catamaran from Hvar Town to reach Korcula Old Town (departing time is in late-afternoon) and sailing time is 1 hour 30 minutes. During the summer months, catamaran also stops at Prigradica, a small bay on the northern coast of the island of Korcula, near Blato.
JADROLINIJA has catamaran service running from Split via Hvar to the islands of Korcula and Lastovo. This service is available all-year long. You can take this catamaran to reach Korcula from Hvar. Departure from Hvar Town is in the mid-afternoon and arrival to Vela Luka is in 1 hour.
JADROLINIJA has catamaran service running between Dubrovnik and Split with stops on the islands of Korcula, Hvar and Brac. This service is available daily from June until mid-September. Catch this catamaran to sail from Hvar Town to Korcula, the journey time is 1 hour 30 minutes.
How to purchase catamaran tickets for these catamarans
Tickets for each of these catamarans can be purchased in the local offices which can be found in each town of departure.
We suggest you to book your tickets online in advance as they sell out fairly quickly due to a huge demand during the summer months. You can do this easily and securely on BOOKAWAY web-site (Free Cancellation & Mobile Ticketing).
Getting around Korcula island
Once you find yourself on the island of Korcula, you can use buses to get around. Bus routes are not so frequent but still this is a good way to get around the island. From bus station in Korcula Old Town you can catch local buses to Lumbarda, Racisce, Vela Luka, Zrnovo, Pupnat, Cara, Smokvica and Blato.
You can buy tickets on the bus or at bus stations in Korcula and Blato.
There are taxis on the island of Korcula, which you can take if you are heading somewhere more off the beaten track.