How to Travel between Dubrovnik and Korcula Island

There are several ways by land or sea to travel between Dubrovnik and Korcula. It’s possible to take a day trip from Korcula to Dubrovnik and a day trip from Dubrovnik to Korcula. Below you can find information about the main transport options.

Most travellers fly into Dubrovnik Airport and then travel onto Korcula. For information on how to travel from Dubrovnik Airport to Dubrovnik, take a look at how to travel to Korcula.

Advice: In the peak season purchase your tickets for boats or buses the day before or the morning before your departure, as there is often long queues and tickets sell-out fairly quickly. Or if possible, buy online in advance of your departure date.

Ultimate Guide to Korcula Island

Foot passenger “Nona Ana” catamaran

  • Travels between Dubrovnik and Korcula Town.
  • Tickets can be purchased in Dubrovnik at the Petka Pier, just in front of where the boat departs up to 1 hour before departure. Tickets can be purchased in Korcula at the Korkyra Info Tourist Agency.
  • Operating 3 July – 30 August. See timetable.
  • GV Line Website – http://www.gv-line.hr

Foot passenger Kapetan Luka Catamaran (two catamaran options)

  • Travels between Dubrovnik and Korcula Town.
  • Tickets can be purchased online from the Kapetan Luka website. Tickets can be purchased in Korcula Town from the Kapetan Luka Office (Ulica Fosa 1) and in Dubrovnik from the Avansa travel or Elite Travel agencies.
  • NOTE: The catamaran from Korcula Town typically departs from the east port but you will need to confirm on the day of departure if it will depart from the east or west port (5-minute walk between the ports).
  • Operating 6 April – 25 October. See timetable.
  • Operating 25 May – 3 October. See timetable.
  • Kapetan Luka (Krilo) website – www.krilo.hr

Foot passenger Jadrolinija Catamaran

  • Travels between Dubrovnik and Korcula Town.
  • Tickets can be purchased online from the Jadrolinija website. Tickets can also be purchased from the Jadrolinija ticket office in Korcula (Plokata 21 Travanja 1921. no.34) and from the Dubrovnik ticket office.
  • The catamaran will depart either from the west or east port in Korcula Town. Jadrolinija advises you to check with the local office 30 minutes before the departure time.
  • Operating 29 May – 28 September Download timetable.
  • Jadronlinija website – www.jadrolinija.hr

Daily Arriva bus

  • Travels between Dubrovnik Bus Station and Korcula Bus Station
  • Tickets can be purchased online from the Arriva website.  Tickets can be purchased on the day and in advance from Dubrovnik and Korcula Bus Station (Porat bb).
  • Operating year-round. In low season there is a bus once a day and in peak summer season up to 2 times a day (in each direction). Check the online timetable for update information.
  • Arrive website – Arriva website

Korkyra Info Shuttle

  • Travels between Dubrovnik Airport and Korcula Island (stop in various towns/villages possible)
  • Tickets can be purchased online via the Korkyra Info Travel Agency. Email Korkya Info for further information and to make a transfer reservation shuttle@korkyra.info

Driving by Car

  • Drive along the Peljesac from Dubrovnik and Orebic and then connect to Korcula Island via the Jadrolinija car ferry.
  • Orebic is a small coastal town, approximately a 2-hour scenic drive northwest from Dubrovnik. From Orebic you can catch the car ferry to Domince (Korcula), which runs all year. Domince Ferry Port is located just under 3kms from Korcula Town.
  • If you are travelling from Korcula to Dubrovnik, you will take the car and passenger ferry from Domince (Korcula) to Orebic and then drive 2 hours south-east to Dubrovnik.
  • NOTE: During the peak summer season there can be long queues for the ferry, so be prepared to wait.
  • Operating year-round. Download timetable.
  • Jadronlinija website – www.jadrolinija.hr

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