Transportation to and from Dubrovnik Airport


What is the distance from Dubrovnik Airport to the centre of Dubrovnik and Cavtat?

By car it takes 25 to 30 minutes to get to the centre of Dubrovnik, the distance via the D8 road is 20 kilometres / 12.4 miles. You can reach Cavtat in 10 minutes, the distance in between is 6 kilometers / 3.7 miles.

From DBV Airport to Dubrovnik City centre by Car
20 km
30 min

Public transport

Bus to Dubrovnik and Cavtat

It is possible to travel by public transport to and from Dubrovnik Airport, but there are only a few buses per day. Bus lines 11, 27 and 38 run between the airport and Dubrovnik, bus line 31 takes you from Dubrovnik Airport to Cavtat. The journey time is 40 minutes to Dubrovnik, while Cavtat is 10 minutes away. A time schedule is available at the airport and bus station of Dubrovnik, tickets can be purchased on board the bus for 28 HRK. Public transport services are operated by Libertas Dubrovnik.

Other well-known routes they operate are bus line 10 between Dubrovnik and Cavtat and bus services 1A and 1B (Mokošica – Old Town) between the bus station and the cruise terminal of Dubrovnik and Pile Gate. Tickets for the city buses cost 12 HRK if you buy it in advance and 15 HRK from the bus driver, please prepare the exact amount of money. A day ticket is available at the offices of Libertas Dubrovnik and at Dubrovnik Travel Corner, the price is 30 HRK. Please consult website and timetable bus lines 11, 27, 38 and 31 (suburban timetable EAST) for more information.

Dubrovnik is a beautiful city, which you can discover through an interesting guided walking tour, enjoyable kayaking tour or walk on the old Dubrovnik City Walls. It is also nice to visit Lokrum, a small island off the coast. In the summer, a boat departs from Old Port every half hour, a return ticket including access to the park costs 150 HRK.

Bus services

Platanus to Dubrovnik

Platanus provides shuttle bus transfers to the city centre for every incoming flight and to the airport for all outbound flights. Jump on any one of these if you’re either heading towards the city or Dubrovnik Airport. Buses run to and from Dubrovnik Main Bus Station in Gruž, a district in the north of Dubrovnik. The bus station is situated next to the port of Dubrovnik, where many cruise ships dock in the summer months. The bus does not run through the Old Town of Dubrovnik, but it stops just outside the city walls. If you’re coming from the airport, you have to get off at the first stop ‘Cable Car Station’. After that, the bus only stops at Grawe and Gruž.

If you want to travel in the other direction, from the old walled city to Dubrovnik Airport, you can get on the bus at ‘Cable Car Station’. The bus leaves Dubrovnik Main Bus Station about 2 hours before each departing flight. Travel time to and from the stops next to the Old Town is 30 minutes, up-to-date departure times can be found via the website of Platanus. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket counter, ticket machine and directly from the bus driver. Platanus accepts cash and credit card, return tickets are open ended. Please consult website and timetable Platanus for more information.

Prices Single Return
Adults 45 HRK 80 HRK
Children from 6 years 45 HRK 80 HRK

Car sharing

There is no car sharing service available at the airport. If you are planning to rent a car in Dubrovnik, take a look at our car rental tips and see the full list of all car rental companies at Dubrovnik Airport!


Dubrovnik: Old Town & City Walls 2 Walk Combo Ticket

€ 35

Experience the best of Dubrovnik with this combination package of 2 enjoyable walks. Enjoy a 1.5-hour walking tour of the Old Town and a 2-hour tour of the City Walls to see the city's most interesting places and the fortifications surrounding it.

From Dubrovnik: Čilipi & Konavle Tour with Folklore Show

€ 35

Experience the richness of folklore culture in Čilipi village on this 3-hour tour from Dubrovnik. Stroll among the stands with local homemade products, visit the local wine cellar, attend mass in the local church, and enjoy the traditional folk dances.

Dubrovnik: 2-Hour Sunset Cruise with Dinner

€ 77

Watch the sunset over the walled city and islands of Dubrovnik on a 2-hour dinner cruise. Sail out into the Adriatic, and sip champagne under the stars. Enjoy a feast of Dalmatian cuisine aboard a 16th-century wooden boat.


Lokrum Island and Dubrovnik City Walls Tour by Kayak

€ 31

Take a break from walking the busy streets of Dubrovnik city center and admire the historic walls on a kayaking adventure. Paddle to the Island of Lokrum and get the chance to swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea.

Dubrovnik: 1.5-Hour Old Town Guided Walking Tour

€ 18

Enjoy a 90-minute walking tour into the historic heart of Dubrovnik’s Old Town. Visit the city’s major landmarks and hear stories of how Dubrovnik became one of the world’s most prosperous and advanced maritime republics.

Dubrovnik: Day or Sunset Sea Kayaking Tour with Snack

€ 32

Experience the natural and historical heritage of Dubrovnik on this 2.5 to 3-hour guided sea kayaking tour. Choose from daytime and sunset options.

Tours and transport

Dubrovnik: 2-Hour Game of Thrones Tour

€ 20

On this 2-hour Game of Thrones tour in Dubrovnik you’ll visit the best sites where King's Landing scenes were filmed. You may even hear stories and gossip from behind the scenes as some of the tour guides were Game of Thrones extras and stand-ins.

Mostar & Kravica Waterfalls Small Group Tour from Dubrovnik

€ 48

Visit the historic city of Mostar in Bosnia-Herzegovina on a small group tour from Dubrovnik. Learn more about its cultural diversity and get back to nature at the beautiful Kravica Waterfalls.

From Dubrovnik: 2-Hour Game of Thrones Tour & Cruise

€ 53

Sail into the amazing world of Game of Thrones and experience the magic of King’s Landing on this one of a kind 2-hour cruise and walking tour of locations where the series was filmed.


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