Hvar to Dubrovnik Ferry

The Hvar to Dubrovnik Ferry, operate up to 4 times daily in the peak summer season. The sailing time between the cities is about 3 hours 30 minutes. On the way to Dubrovnik the ferry stops in other places like e.g. island Korcula or Island Mljet.

In the winter season when there are no ferry connection, at that time of the year, you should take the catamaran from Hvar to Split and then take a bus to Dubrovnik from there on, total travel time should be around 6 hours.

Video Hvar to Dubrovnik ferry (starting from Split)

2024 Hvar to Dubrovnik Ferry Prices

There are no ferries on this route, however, there are several passenger-only catamaran lines that connect places. Depending on the departure time the price for the fast ferry range from 45 to 55 Euro for a one way trip.

Hvar to Dubrovnik ferry FAQs

How long is the ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik?

The sailing time is usually around 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Why are there fewer departures from Hvar to Dubrovnik in the winter months?

There is no fast ferry between Hvar and Dubrovnik in the winter season, operational time is usually from around mid-April to mid-October.

Can I take my bike on the ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik?

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.

Can you reserve a seat on the ferry?

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.

Should I buy the ferry ticket Hvar to Dubrovnik in advance or when boarding the catamaran?

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.

Is there a toilet on the catamarans?

Yes, all the catamarans have toilets.

Are there any catering services on the catamarans from Hvar to Dubrovnik?

Yes, each of the catamarans has a kiosk/bar, where you can buy, coffee, drinks, and snacks.

Can I re-book or amend my ticket for Hvar to Dubrovnik ferry?

Each of the catamaran companies has separate policies for ticket amendment and cancellation, so you will have to ask them.

How much luggage can I bring on the catamaran from Hvar to Dubrovnik?

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.

Does the timetable for the ferry Hvar to Dubrovnik change often?

Unless there is a natural disaster, extreme weather situation, or a pandemic, the timetable for the catamaran is usually only changed once a year.

My personal tips for the trip Hvar to Dubrovnik

  • As I mentioned further up in the text, the ferries does not sail direct, but stops on Islands on the way, and having window seats, just gives you better access to the scenic views!
  • Bring drinks and smuggle some food onboard, 3.5 hours on a boat is a long time, so you will need some refreshment, you can buy some onboard, but it is way cheaper to bring it.
  • The Wi-fi as well as mobile network quality might be limited on some parts of the trips, so i would recommend to download some films and music prior to the trip.
  • As the luggage storage is usually very full, make sure to grab anything you need from your luggage prior to boarding the boat.
  • The Sea is usually calm during summer month in Croatia, but if you should be sailing on a day with more wind, you might consider taking a Sea Sickness Tablet before.
Ferry Hvar to Dubrovnik
Fast ferry sailing from Hvar to Dubrovnik

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Text, photo and travel tips by Morten Smalby a travel Nomad living in Split Croatia