Both beautiful city of Dubrovnik, with its historic Old Town, and the green island of Korcula, are very popular among travellers in Croatia. Many visitors are looking for the best options of getting between these two destinations.
The most popular option is to take a high-speed catamaran which is available through the travel season (April until end of October).
There are 5 daily departures, in both directions, operating by 3 different ferry operators (KRILO, TP LINE or JADROLINIJA). The journey time is around 2 hours. Compare all catamarans from Dubrovnik to Korcula!
Note that there are no car ferries between Dubrovnik and Korcula. For taking a car from Dubrovnik to Korcula (find affordable car hire deals here), you'll need to drive to the small town of Orebic and from there catch a car ferry to the island (this ferry runs frequently).
Another option would be catching a bus that takes coastal road to Orebic and from there catch ferry to Korcula.
For those who wish to visit Korcula for a day, we recommend this organised day trip from Dubrovnik (includes: round-trip transfer, drive along Peljesac villages, sightseeing of Korcula Old Town, free-time for lunch, wine tasting in local vinery near Orebic).
Travelling between Dubrovnik and the island of Korcula by super-fast catamaran is super easy and convenient. You'll embark catamaran on the pier in Gruz, which can be reached by any city bus. There catamarans operate between Split and Dubrovnik with stops on the islands in between, including the stop in Korcula Old Town.
Travellers can choose from 5 departures daily. Jadrolinija's catamaran departs at 7:00 am in the morning arriving to Korcula at 9:00 am. In addition, KRILO offers 2 departures daily, both in the afternoon hours as well as TP LINE.
The price of the catamaran ride between Dubrovnik and Korucla starts from €25.
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 is around 3 hours 25 minutes. The bus departs from Dubrovnik Main Bus Station, takes the coastal road to Orebic and then board on a car ferry across to the island.
If you have your own or a rented car and want to drive to Korcula you need to reach the small town of Orebic and from there catch Jadrolinija's car/passenger ferry to Domince (which is close to Korcula Old Town, runs frequently). The drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula takes approximately 2 hours.
We advise you to book your car through Discover Cars, offering a huge range of affordable car hire deals from leading rental companies.