The car ferry route between Hvar and Dubrovnik does not operate any more, but instead there is 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 stop 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.
Hvar town Dubrovnik , 2020-11-01
01.05. - 25.10.
29.05. - 27.09.
Map travel route Hvar town - Dubrovnik
FAQ – Hvar Dubrovnik Ferry
Q: I am traveling to Dubrovnik in March. When I search there are no departures ?
A: There is no fast ferry between Hvar and Dubrovnik in the winter season, operational time is usually from around mid April to mid October.
Q: Can I take my bike on the catamaran from Hvar to Dubrovnik?
A: On the catamaran operated by Jadrolinija you can not, on the Krilo Jet catamaran you can but you have to buy a ticket for the bicycle upfront as there are only a few spaces.
Q: We are a group traveling from Hvar to Dubrovnik, can we get seats next to each other on the Catamaran?
A: No unfortunately not, there are seats for all passengers on the catamaran, but seating is free, and 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.
Q: Do I need to buy a ticket upfront or can I buy it when I board the catamaran?
A: 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.
Q: Is there a toilet on the catamarans?
A: Yes all the catamarans have toilets
Q: Is there any catering on the catamarans from Hvar to Dubrovnik?
A: Yes each of the catamarans have a kiosk / bar, where you can buy, coffee, drinks and snacks.
Q: Can I re-book or amend my ticket?
A: Each of the catamaran companies has separate policies for ticket amendment and cancellation, so you will have to ask them.
Q: How much luggage can i bring on the Catamaran from Hvar to Dubrovnik
A: 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.
Q: Does the timetable for the ferry change often?
A: Unless there is a natural disaster, extreme weather situation or a pandemic, the timetable for the catamaran are usually only changed once a year.
Other popular fast ferries from Hvar:
|Hvar – Bol||Hvar – Korcula||Hvar – Vis|
|Hvar – Mljet||Hvar – Split||Hvar – Lastovo|
Other popular fast ferries from Dubrovnik:
|Split – Korcula||Split – Bol||Split – Vis|
|Split – Rogac||Split – Dubrovnik||Split – Milna|