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Getting to Hvar from Dubrovnik


Hvar TownHvar Town

Many travellers are looking for the best way of getting from Dubrovnik to the island of Hvar. The easiest way of doing this is taking one of the daily catamarans from Dubrovnik to Hvar Town. Krilo and Jadrolinija, are two operators running catamaran services on this route.

If you are travelling by car, you should reach the small place south of Makarska called Drvenik and from there catch a car ferry to the village of Sucuraj on the island of Hvar.

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KRILO LUX catamaran sails between Dubrovnik and Hvar during the summer seasonKRILO LUX catamaran sails between Dubrovnik and Hvar during the summer season

Getting to Hvar from Dubrovnik by catamaran

For getting from Dubrovnik to the island of Hvar by catamaran, you have two options. Krilo operates super-fast modern catamaran on the route between Dubrovnik and Split with stops on the islands. One of these stops is Hvar Town, situated in the south part of the island. This modern catamaran is also great for reaching the island of Hvar from Mljet, Korcula and Brac.

Catamaran departs from Hvar at 8:50 a.m. and arrives to Dubrovnik around midday. Departure time from Dubrovnik at at 4:30 and arrival to Hvar Town at 7:40 a.m. (the journey time 3 hours 10 minutes). For the latest sailing timetable, ticket prices and booking visit BOOKAWAY website.

Jadrolinija has a catamaran that sails from Dubrovnik to Split with stops on the islands of Korcula, Hvar and Brac. This catamaran operates daily from early June to mid-September. The catamaran sails in the early morning from Dubrovnik and makes the return journey in the early evening.

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Getting to Hvar from Dubrovnik by car

For those who wish to drive from Dubrovnik to the island of Hvar the best option would be to reach Drvenik, south of Makarska which is connected to Sucuraj on the island of Hvar.

This ferry runs all year round with frequent sailings during the summer season. From Sucuraj you can reach other destinations on the island of Hvar. The duration of the trip from Drvenik to Sucuraj in around 35 minutes. 

From Dubrovnik to Drvenik you will need around 2.5 to 3 hours. 

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