The city of Split - home to the Diocletian's Palace and beautiful Dubrovnik with its Old Town are among the most popular tourist destinations on the Croatian coast. At some point, you may need to travel between these two cities and therefore you will need to know options of doing this.
The most pleasant and the most popular way of travelling between Dubrovnik and Split is by taking one of catamarans sailing on this route.
These catamarans are super fast and modern offering pleasant journey from Split to Dubrovnik and vice versa. The journey between Split and Dubrovnik takes around 4 hours 30 minutes with several stops along the way. Note, that there are NO car ferries between Split and Dubrovnik currently.
Travellers can choose from the following catamarans sailing between Split and Dubrovnik:
Catamaran tickets for KRILO catamarans can be EASILY and SECURELY booked through BOOKAWAY web-site (Free Cancellation & Mobile Ticketing). We suggest you to BOOK your tickets in advance as these are among the most popular sea routes in Croatia.
Bus travel between Split and Dubrovnik 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 Split Bus Station or Dubrovnik Bus Station, both conveniently located close to the ports.
The average journey time is around 4 hours 30 minutes but during the summer months it can be some delays due to the traffic on the way.
When taking the bus between Split and Dubrovnik, make sure you have your passport ready to show to custom officers as buses pass through a part of Bosnia & Herzegovina (called Neum corridor).
We recommend buying your bus tickets in advance, especially during the summer season. You can easily do this through BOOKAWAY web-site.
The distance from Dubrovnik to Split is around 230km and the drive will take you about 3.5 hours depending on the traffic and border delays. There are two options of driving between Split and Dubrovnik:
If any of above options doesn't suit you, you can book your 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 Split Airport, Split 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.