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Getting to Korcula


Here are the current best options for public transport for getting to Korcula island.

As there is no airport on the island, to reach the nearest airport you will need to fly to either Split or Dubrovnik and from there take any available public transport to reach Korcula.

flying to dubrovnik airport

Flying to Dubrovnik airport

From Dubrovnik:

Getting to Korcula by catamaran ferry or bus from Dubrovnik

You have 4 options to reach the island from Dubrovnik.

  1. Catamaran ferry April to October, departing Dubrovnik in the afternoon (16:00) arriving in Korcula town at 18:00 (booking @ krilo.aktiva-info.hr)
  2. Bus from Dubrovnik to the island of Korcula, stopping in all villages along the island. Departing at least once a day, run by Arriva Bus Company, schedules and booking on their website arriva.com.hr
  3. Catamaran ferry July and August, departing from Dubrovnik in the morning, run by ferry company G & V Line. (booking @ GVLine.hr)
  4. Catamaran ferry July and August, departing from Dubrovnik in the morning, run by ferry company Jadrolinija. (booking @ jadrolinija.hr)

Fast catamaran ferry – video:

From Split:

Getting to Korcula by car ferry, catamaran or bus from Split

Korcula by catamaran from Split

Catamaran ferry arrival in Korcula from Split

You have following options to reach the island from Dubrovnik:

  • Car Ferry Split-Vela Luka- Lastovo: If you are driving and would like to take a direct ferry from Split to Korcula island, the only option is to take the car ferry from Split to Vela Luka. Departing from Split in the morning, run by ferry company Jadrolinija. Journey time 3.5 hrs approx. Schedules and booking on their website. The alternative is to drive to Orebic and take a ferry (15 minutes) to Domince, Korcula Town.
  • Catamaran Split – Vela Luka – Lastovo: Daily service, departing Split in the afternoon. If you are just foot passenger, then this is a good option. It is faster and particularly suitable if you are staying on the western part of the island. Run by Jadrolinija. Schedules and booking on their website.
  • Catamaran Split – Hvar – Korcula Town: Daily service departing Split in the afternoon. April to October, some additional departures also in the morning. If you are just foot passenger, this is also a good option if you are staying on the eastern part of the island. Run by Kapetan Luka. Schedules and booking on their website.
  • Catamaran from Brac, Makarska, Mljet or Lastovo: April to October daily services, some are just couple times a week. Run by Jadrolinija, Kapetan Luka and GV Line. No service in offseason.

Getting on catamaran fast ferry to Korcula

Getting on catamaran fast ferry to Korcula

By car ferry to the Island:

Getting to Korcula by car ferry from Orebic

The nearest point to the mainland is Orebic. It is just 1-mile away from the island. From there you can take the 15-minute car ferry to Domince, in Korcula Town. Run by ferry company Jadrolinija. Journey time 15 minutes approx. Very frequent ferry service, about once in half an hour. Detailed schedules and prices on their website. No advance booking.

Video car ferry from Orebic on Peljesac to Korcula island, Domince ferry port:

Ferry from Orebic to Korcula - morning views

Ferry from Orebic to Korcula - morning views
  •  more videos about arrival in Korcula here
  • for detailed ferry schedules, all in one place check croatiaferries.com website

Getting around on Korcula

Buses are in operation between the main villages and towns on the island. Run by Arriva.hr bus company. Schedules, booking and prices on their website. The alternatives are local taxies and water taxies. Also, car rental, scooter or cycling.