TheDubrovnik airport known as Ragusa-Čilipi Airport (IATA code: DBV) is located near the city of Dubrovnik in the southernmost part of Dalmatia. Its location makes this airport a popular stopover for all those who want to reach not only southern Croatia, but also neighbouring states such as Montenegro.
The airport boasts the presence of various services for travellers (car rental, tour operators, duty free…), as well as shops, bars and restaurants. The airport is connected via low-cost airlines and scheduled flights to many Croatian and European cities such as Warsaw, Vienna, Madrid and Frankfurt. During the summer months, the airport also operates a large number of charter flights to cater for the high number of visitors planning to visit this part of Croatia.
From Dubrovnik Airport, one can easily reach not only the city centre but also other locations in southern Croatia and the Balkans. The airport is less than 20 km from the centre, 5 km from Cavtat and 17 km from Montenegro, where cities such as Kotor and Cetinje can be easily reached.
To reach the centre of Dubrovnik from the airport by car, take the D8 motorway to the Dubrovnik Centar exit. It usually takes about 25-30 minutes to reach the centre, but the journey time can be up to an hour in summer due to traffic. Several car rental agencies and car parks are available at the airport for both short and long stays. In case you want to move around to visit other Croatian localities as well, the advice is to rent a car for greater freedom of movement.
For those who prefer to travel by public transport, it is possible to take a shuttle bus from the arrivals terminal to Dubrovnik’s main bus station (Pile Bus Station) or alternatively, buses from the airport to the centre.
Finally, taxis are also available to take you to your final destination in comfort. The taxi rank is located right in front of Building B (Domestic and International Arrivals) of the passenger terminal.
Dubrovnik-Čilipi Airport is the hub for southern Croatia and therefore provides easy access to many tourist destinations in the area. Whether you are flying to Dubrovnik for a sea, mountain or more cultural holiday, it will not be difficult to reach your final destination from here. In fact, this port of call is conveniently located for those travelling by car, as it is close to the D8 motorway, which connects all the cities on Croatia’s southern coast.
The Korkyra company also offers a shuttle bus service between Dubrovnik Airport and various places of interest on the island of Korcula, such as: Orašac, Slano, Prapratno, Trpanj, Orebić, Korčula, Lumbarda, Brna and Vela Luka.
Below you can see real-time departure and arrival times at Dubrovnik Airport.
Private transfers (or shared) are an excellent alternative to public transport at a slightly higher cost, especially if you are traveling in a group. Unlike the buses that follow a predefined route, making stops only where foreseen, the transfers are at your disposal and will take you directly to your destination, avoiding further transfers with luggage in tow. In particular, private transfers for exclusive use are comparable to a taxi service. You can book a taxi or rental with driver at Dubrovnik Airport using the link below.
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Below is a list of recommended hotels near Dubrovnik Airport.
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