Getting to Dubrovnik is one of information, many travelers are looking for. People also ask questions like:
Although being the favorite Adriatic target, located on the extreme south of the Croatia Dubrovnik has some disadvantages in terms of transport conveniences. Dubrovnik is about 42 km to the Montenegro, Debeli Brijeg crossing border and only 11 km from the nearest Bosnia border Brgat crossing.
Looking at the above map getting to Dubrovnik may can be time consuming and expensive. Not all transportation means are available to travel to Dubrovnik. One of them is the lack of trains that is an answer on above question. It means that Dubrovnik has no train station, or any kind of train connection.
If you planning to reach Dubrovnik by sea, it would be normal to expect to be the best way. But it isn't so.
When in 2015, Jadrolinija state naval company revoked the only coastal ferry line from Rijeka (Kvarner region), docking to Split, Hvar (Stari Grad), Korcula, and Dubrovnik, there is no internal car ferry connection.
If you are traveling from Split to Dubrovnik, there is no
car ferry connecting two cities, except passengers fast boats
(catamaran). On Split islands hopping page you can find more info!
The only international ferry to Dubrovnik is from Bari (Italy). To reach Dubrovnik, it is easy and fast to book online for a low-cost crossing with departures from/to Bari-Dubrovnik-Bari.
Bus service in Croatia is excellent way to travel around Croatia
regions and coastal towns. You will find regular bus connections almost
everywhere, even on the smallest islands and inland villages.
Traveling by bus is the cheapest way to move around Croatia. If you want to know more about traveling by bus, on can read more about getting around Croatia by bus!
Getting to Dubrovnik by bus:
After all advantages and disadvantages, it seems that taking a flight to Dubrovnik is the fastest and in some cases, the cheapest mean of transportation.
If you enter in Croatia via Zagreb, Croatia Airways offer very cheap flights. For example, flying (60 minutes) on Sat 3 Jun 2017 from Zagreb to Dubrovnik ticket costs per person € 68,24. Use Croatia Airlines planning and booking form to book your flight to Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Pula.
Getting to Dubrovnik by plain is the fastest and the most convenient way to start your Croatia's holidays just from Dubrovnik as the starting point.
Dubrovnik airport (DBV) has excellent flights connections with almost all European countries. Most of these flights are direct flights connecting Dubrovnik in high season. Here are the airlines that fly to Dubrovnik airport!
If you would like to know more about Dubrovnik airport, on this page you'll find detailed information about Dubrovnik airport, location, route maps, live departures and arrivals etc.
Dubrovnik has the best connections with UK from May to October by low-cost carriers from:
One of the best ways to visit the most of Dalmatia is to take one of the most popular tours from Split descending slowly from Split all the way to Dubrovnik.
These trips from Split to Dubrovnik are most popular in July and August, combining traditional sailing tours or for travelers that like more active holidays, sailing/bicycle tour through Split, Jelsa, Stari Grad and 12 other destinations.
On of the most pleasant news, I'm bringing you, regards 2017 catamaran (only on foot passengers) schedule to help you getting to Dubrovnik from Split.
Finally Jadrolinija company has announced a 2017 timetable from Dubrovnik-Korcula-Hvar-Bol. The year the route starts on 9 June and runs until September 18 but now it runs as far as Split. (last year run only to Bol (Brac).
You can download the 2017 timetable and prices from Dubrovnik to Split. It will sail every day from Dubrovnik at 07:15 AP arriving at Split at 12:30 PM and from Split 15:45 PM arriving in Dubrovnik (Gruz port) at 21:00 PM. One way ticket costs 200 Kuna (€ 27 or $ 29).