Updated: Mar 2, 2018
The city of Dubrovnik is located about 220 km South-East from Split. There are few possibilities to travel from Split to Dubrovnik: by car, by bus and/or by boat.
The old city of Dubrovnik, UNESCO World heritage site.
Traveling from Split to Dubrovnik by car
From Split to Dubrovnik there are two ways: Adriatic motorway and Highway A1 (about 120 km of highway out of 230 km of the entire road). The highway is recommended as it is the faster way to arrive; the journey is about 3h45min, depedning on traffic conditions. If you have time, if you like scenic roads and if you like landscapes, then take the Adriatic road from Split to Dubrovnik. The journey is about 5 hours, approx. 220 km of the road, mostly along the shore by the sea.
In collaboration with local transfer agencies, I can arrange you the private transfer from any pick up point in Split, directly to the old town of Dubrovnik. The price of the transfer is 200 EURO (car transfer for up to 4 persons); 250 EURO (mini van transfer for 5 up to 8 persons). You can book your transfer sending me your e-mail enquiry at: email@example.com. If you are planing a trip from Split to Dubrovnik, for the same price, we can arrange you the private tour transfer from Split to Dubrovnik with professional driver (tour time approx. 12 hours).
Traveling from Split to Dubrovnik by bus
From the main bus station in Split (Autobusni kolodvor Split) there are frequent daily departures from Split to Dubrovnik. The prices of the tickets are already from 13 EUR in one direction, journey approx. 3h45 min up to 5h15min, depending on the bus agency. The tickets can be purchased online at GetbyBus: Bus Split - Dubrovnik or you can buy them at the main bus terminal in Split. The main bus station in Split is located within the harbour area of Split, in the city center, therefore this is the most convenient way to travel from the city center of Split to Dubrovnik. Main bus terminal in Split - Autobusni Kolodvor Split, address: Obala Kneza Domagoja 12.
Traveling from Split to Dubrovnik by boat
From Split to Dubrovnik there is also a speed boat line, for passengers only. The line is operated by two agencies, Jadrolinija national agency and Krilo (Kapetan Luka) agency.
Speed boat (Catamaran) line No. 9811S: only from 01.06. till 01.10.
DUBROVNIK ‐ KORČULA ‐ HVAR ‐ BOL (Brač) ‐ SPLIT
Departure from Split at 16.15 h - arrival in Dubrovnik at 22.10 h
Journey time: approx. 4 h
Schedule 2018: DUBROVNIK ‐ KORČULA ‐ HVAR ‐ BOL (Brač) ‐ SPLIT
Online tickets: Jadrolinija website
Point of sale: Split harbour, address: Gat Sv.Duje bb
Line Split – Brač (Milna) – Hvar – Korčula – Mljet (Pomena) – Dubrovnik
Line is available from 16.04. - 27.10. (for the days see the schedule)
Departure from Split at 7.40 h - arrival in Dubrovnik at 12.05 h
Journey time: approx. 4 h 25 min
Line Split – Brač (Bol) – Makarska – Korčula – Sobra(Mljet) – Dubrovnik
Line is available from 01.06. - 30.09. (every day)
Departure from Split at 7.30 h - arrival in Dubrovnik at 12.15 h
Journey time: approx. 4 h 45 min
Online tickets: Krilo website
Point of Sale: Split harbour, Gat Sv. Petra (St.Peter's pier)
Visiting Dubrovnik - private tour from Split
Finally, if you wish to visit Dubrovnik with a professional local guide, take a look at what Tanja has to offer you for a private trip from Split to Dubrovnik: Tanja's day trips from Split.