There are a number of transport options to Croatia and then onto Korcula Island and whether you fly, drive or travel by sea, the splendid journey here will be a great start to your holiday. We have provided information about the most common routes to reach Croatia and then how to connect to Korcula Island. You can also see further travel advice on the Korcula Travel FAQs.
There are an increasing number of flights operating to Croatia (including many low-cost options). The closest airports to Korcula are Dubrovnik and Split, where you then transfer to the island by public transport.
For an up-to-date and complete schedule of all airliners flying to Croatia, see Visit Croatia.
Transferring from Dubrovnik Airport to Korcula
First Step: Airport to Dubrovnik Town
Transfer from the airport to Dubrovnik town and the main bus station by airport bus, which meets all arrival flights and takes approximately 30 minutes.
For further information see the Dubrovnik airport website.
Second Step: Dubrovnik Town to Korcula
See how to travel between Dubrovnik and Korcula.
Transferring from Split Airport to Korcula
First Step: Airport to Split Town
Transfer from the airport to Split town by airport bus, which meets all arrival flights and takes approximately 30 to 40 minutes.
For further information see the Split airport website.
Second Step: Split Town to Korcula
See how to travel between Split and Korcula.
The roads throughout Croatia are typically very good including the main roads on Korcula. Ensure you purchase an updated map/update your GPS or SatNav and check the driving laws in advance.
Some considerations if you are planning on driving. Croatia Driving Travel Advice by UK FCO:-
- Ensure you have a valid driving license, vehicle registration documents, insurance (minimum third party) and green card.
- Seatbelts must be worn at all times, by the occupants in the front and back seats.
- Children under 12 cannot ride in the front passenger seat.
- It is illegal to use your mobile phone when driving.
- Dipped headlights must be on during poor visibility and between October to March; an on-the-spot fine will be imposed for non-compliance.
- Compulsory requirements to store in the car include a warning triangle, a reflective jacket and a first aid kit.
There are a number of ferry crossings from Italy to Dubrovnik or Split; either from Ancona to Split or Bari to Dubrovnik. You can then transfer to Korcula.
- Bari to Dubrovnik with Jadrolinija
- Bari to Split with Jadrolinija
- Ancona to Split with Jadrolinija
- Ancone to Zadar with Jadrolinija
- Ancona to Split with Snav
Korcula Island Guide
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