Both beautiful Dubrovnik with its historic Old Town and green island of Korcula, are very popular among travellers in Croatia. Many people are looking for the best options of getting between these two destinations.
They can choose from taking one of high-speed catamarans (Krilo, TP Line or Jadrolinija), a bus ride or book the private car transfer. If landing to Dubrovnik airport, there is a shuttle van service operated by Korkyra agency (2 hours 50 minutes journey).
Check out below more details about each way of travel between Dubrovnik and the island of Korcula and decide which one is the most suitable for you.
Travelling between Dubrovnik and Korcula by super-fast catamaran is one of the most comfortable and scenic options. Passengers can choose from three operators running catamarans between these two destinations:
KRILO operate catamaran route that runs from Dubrovnik to Split with stops on the islands in between (Mljet, Korcula, Brac and Hvar). This route is available daily from the end of April to the end of October. It's great choice for travelling between Dubrovnik and Korcula, thanks to modern high-speed catamaran which sails on this route in only 1 hours 45 minutes.
TP LINE runs a high-speed catamaran that operates a route between Dubrovnik and Split with stops on the islands of Mljet (Pomena), Korcula, Brac (Milna) and Hvar. This service runs daily from June to mid-October. This catamaran is ideal for reaching Korcula from Dubrovnik with sailing time of 2 hours 15 minutes.
Catamaran departs from Dubrovnik at 3:15 p.m. and arrives to Korcula at 5:30 p.m. It departs from Korcula Town at 12:15 p.m. and arrives to Dubrovnik at 2:35 p.m. Check the latest sailing timetable, ticket prices and book your ride online!
Another company offering catamaran ride between Dubrovnik and Korcula is JADROLINIJA. This service is available daily from mid-June to end of September.
Jadrolinija's catamaran departs from Dubrovnik at 7:00 a.m. and arrives to Korcula Town at 9:00 a.m. The return from Korcula is at 7:25 p.m. with arrival to Dubrovnik port at 9:25 p.m. This service is available daily from mid-June to end of September. This catamaran is ideal for making a day trip from Dubrovnik to the islands.
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. The bus takes a coastal road from Dubrovnik to Orebic and then board on a car ferry across to the island.
Tickets for the buses can be purchase at both Dubrovnik and Korcula Bus Stations.
If landing at Dubrovnik Airport and heading to the island of Korcula, for a direct travel you can take a shuttle van operating by Korkyra agency. This service is available from June until the end of October, with two departures in both directions. The journey time is 2 hours 50 minutes.
Use Bookaway to check availability, prices and book your shuttle van ride easily online. Otherwise, you can reach the city of Dubrovnik and from there take your way to the island of Korcula by bus or by one of high-speed catamarans.
If you have your own or rented car and want to drive to Korcula you need to reach Orebic on Peljesac peninsula and from there take Jadrolinija's car/passenger ferry to Domince (which is close to Korcula Old Town).
Jadrolinija operates the ferries between Orebic and Domince which runs frequently (every hour during the day, 15 minutes ride). For detailed sailing timetable and booking visit Jadrolinija web-site. During the peak summer season there can be long queues for the ferry, so be prepared to wait.