Both Dubrovnik and the island of Korcula are very popular travel destinations among visitors of Croatia and they frequently travel between these two places. You will find below detailed info on how to travel between the island of Korcula and Dubrovnik.
The mot popular way is to take one of two high speed catamarans (Krilo or Jadrolinija) operating daily during the summer. Another options include taking a bus, a shuttle bus from Dubrovnik airport or drive between these two destinations.
Travelling between Dubrovnik and Korcula by sea is one of the most comfortable and scenic options. Passengers can choose from several companies operating high-speed catamarans between these two destinations.
Tickets can be purchased from Avansa Travel and Elite Travel agencies (both situated in the port of Gruz). For detailed sailing schedule, ticket prices and online booking check Bookaway travel platform.
Catamaran departs from Dubrovnik in the morning and sails to Korcula, Hvar, Bol and Split. The same catamaran returns in the afternoon from Split. This catamaran is ideal for making a day trip to the islands in Central Dalmatia.
Nona Ana catamaran runs on this route only during summer season (July - September). The journey takes approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.
Tickets can be purchased in Dubrovnik at the Petka Pier, just in front of where the boat departs 1 hour before departure. Tickets can be purchased in Korcula at the Korkyra Tourist Agency.
There are regular buses running between Dubrovnik and Korcula, taking approximately 3 hours. Tickets can be purchase on the day and in advance from Dubrovnik and Korcula Bus Station. Tickets can also be purchased online from Busbud web-site.
If you are arriving to Dubrovnik airport and need to get to Korcula, the best options would be taking a shuttle bus running several times a day on this route.
The bus is operated by the local travel agency Korkyra. For more details check their official web site.
If you are coming to Korcula from Dubrovnik you can drive across the Peljesac peninsula until you reach Orebic and then take the car/passenger ferry from there to Domince. Domince is located just about 3 km from Korcula town. Ferry between Orebic and Domince runs almost hourly between May and September and takes 15-20 minutes.
For detailed sailing schedule and prices check Jadrolinija web site. During the peak summer season there can be long queues for the ferry, so be prepared to wait.
If you are staying in Dubrovnik and would like to visit the island of Korcula, one of the options is taking an organised day trip.
These tours offers visit to historic Old Town of Korcula and Peljesac peninsula all combined with delicious cuisine and fine local wines.
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