The car ferry route between Hvar and Dubrovnik does not operate anymore. Instead, there are now up to two daily departures from Hvar to Dubrovnik with catamaran (passenger-only fast boat) during the summer period. The sailing time between the cities is about 3 hours 30 minutes. On the way, both catamarans stop in Korcula and the one operated by Krilo additionally also stops in Pomena on Mljet Island. In the winter season when there is no ferry connection, you should take the catamaran from Hvar to Split and then take a bus to Dubrovnik from there one, total travel time should be around 6 hours.
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Map travel route Hvar town - Dubrovnik
Hvar to Dubrovnik ferry (Starting from Split)
Hvar to Dubrovnik ferry FAQs
The sailing time is usually around 3 hours and 30 minutes.
There is no fast ferry between Hvar and Dubrovnik in the winter season, operational time is usually from around mid-April to mid-October.
On the catamaran operated by Jadrolinija, you can not bring your bike. However, on the Krilo Jet catamaran, you can bring your bike, but you have to buy a ticket for it in advance as there are only a few spaces.
No, unfortunately not, there are seats for all passengers on the catamaran, but seating is free. As the catamaran already has passengers from Split when it arrives in Hvar, it might be difficult to get seats next to each other. If you want to give it a shot you need to make sure to be first in line for the embarkation.
The ferry Hvar to Dubrovnik is quite popular in the summer season, so buying the ticket online or at the port at least one day before departure is recommendable.
Yes, all the catamarans have toilets.
Yes, each of the catamarans has a kiosk/bar, where you can buy, coffee, drinks, and snacks.
Each of the catamaran companies has separate policies for ticket amendment and cancellation, so you will have to ask them.
You may bring one large suitcase (up to 20 kg, but nobody checks the exact weight :-)), plus a handbag/backpack. The suitcases are stored in racks on the catamaran, so bring your valuables and electronics in your handbag.
Unless there is a natural disaster, extreme weather situation, or a pandemic, the timetable for the catamaran is usually only changed once a year.
2023 Hvar to Dubrovnik Ferry Prices
There are no car ferries on the route, however, there are two passenger-only catamaran lines that connect places.
Below you can see the summer price list for the catamaran from Hvar to Dubrovnik.
The price for the Jadrolinija catamaran is 38 EUR one way, while the price for the Kapetan Luka catamaran is 45 EUR one way. There is also a TP Line catamaran operating for 45 EUR