By airplane

Dubrovnik airport (also known as “Čilipi Airport”) is located about 15 km from the city center. It’s  the second largest in Croatia in terms of passenger numbers and with the longest runway. If you plan to arrive to Dubrovnik by plane be sure to check your favorite online flight information services (we suggest Kayak or SkyScanner) for detailed flight timetables and ticket prices.

Dubrovnik airport is pretty well connected with all major European airlines (Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, Germanwings, EasyJet…)  and airports.

Shuttle bus transfers from the airport to Dubrovnik (Main Bus Terminal or the Old Town station “Pile”) are organised for each regular flight. The trip duration is 30 to 40 minutes. The shuttle bus transfer costs 35 kuna (5 EUR). The bus fare is collected during the drive to Dubrovnik which lasts about 30 minutes.

You can also rent a taxi at the airport (the average transfer price is around 250 kuna (35 EUR).

Several rent-a-car agencies are available in the main airport terminal building. Click here for list of rent-a-car operators in Dubrovnik.

Please visit Dubrovnik airport’s official website or make a phone call +385 (20) 773 100 for additional information about your flight or various airport services.

By bus

Dubrovnik’s newly built Main Bus Station (located in Gruž) is located just several minutes from the city center (about 3 km from the Old Town).

It has excellent international, local and national bus connections. If you plan to visit any other Croatian city – the chances are – you’ll be able to catch a daily bus directly from the Main Bus Station.

Unfortunately bus tickets are not available for purchase online, so you will need to purchase them directly at the Main Bus Station. It is suggested to book your bus tickets in advance during the summer season (june – september).

Dubrovnik’s main Main Bus Station houses a tourist information center, waiting room, luggage storage (the only one in Dubrovnik), public telephones, ATM machine and a kiosk.

Near the main bus station you can catch the local bus number 8 for Gruž/Ploče, number 1 or 6 for the Old Town and number 7 for Lapad/Babin Kuk. For more information about the Dubrovnik districts/localities click here.

Taxi  services are also available at the Main Bus Terminal.

If you need to get some groceries of supplies – the local supermarket “Konzum” is located right next to the station.

Dubrovnik bus station phone number: +385 (60) 305 070

By boat/ferry

Dubrovnik’s main port – Gruž is connected internationally to Bari (Italy) harbour. The line is operated by the national ferry company of Croatia – Jadrolinija.

One – way ticket from Bari to Dubrovnik ranges from 300 kuna (40 EUR)  to 1.200 kuna (160 EUR) per person.

For more information please visit Jadrolinija’s website or visit their local Dubrovnik office located just near the port of Gruž. (Address: Stjepana Radića 40, +385 (20) 41 80 00)

Dubrovnik is also connected to the nearby islands via daily boat lines (Koločep, Lopud, Šipan and Mljet, and seasonal lines to Korčula and Lastovo). For more information on these local boat lines please again visit the above mentioned Jadrolinija’s website.

Just near the port you can catch the local bus number 8 for Gruž/Ploče, number 1 or 6 for Old Town and number 7 for Lapad/Babin Kuk. For more information about the Dubrovnik districts/localities click here.

Taxi and rent-a-car services are also available at the port.

MORE USEFUL INFO ABOUT DUBROVNIK:

Welcome to Dubrovnik
History of Dubrovnik
How to Arrive to Dubrovnik
Getting Around Dubrovnik
Practical & Useful Info
Useful Phrases in Croatian