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Getting from Dubrovnik Airport to Cavtat

Cavtat is 5.8 kilometers away from Dubrovnik airport and the only practical transportation method from the airport is by taxi because there is not any direct bus route. The trip with a Dubrovnik airport taxi usually takes around 10 minutes and costs less than 15€ in most cases. On the other hand, traveling to Cavtat by bus will require to change buses at the central bus station of Dubrovnik which is 23 kilometers away from the airport. The combined bus journey to Cavtat usually takes 45 minutes considering minimal road traffic and the total price for the two buses is 9€.

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How to get from Dubrovnik airport to Cavtat by taxi

The official taxis at the Dubrovnik airport ranks are either white or black. Furthermore, the vehicles must carry the distinctive black and yellow taxi sign and have their taxi licence clearly shown in the front of the car. The trip to Cavtat normally takes around 10 minutes or less depending on traffic conditions. The average fare for the journey is offered at 15€ by most taxi operators. Finally, during airport rush hours there might be lineups at the taxi information desk, in order to get personalized deals and other service packages.

Taxi fare from Dubrovnik airport to Cavtat

The common taxi fares from Dubrovnik airport to Cavtat is 15€ for a regular 4 passenger vehicle. However, the fares can further be adjusted depending on the customers’ requests. Current taxi service information, as well as special travel deals to popular destinations are published at the Taxi information counter.



Trip Duration

10 Min.

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis at the airport are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week .

Where do I get it from?

All licensed taxis at the airport are located at the rank outside the arrivals gate. In case there is a long lineup for an available taxi, there is a second rank right in front of the departures terminal.


The Dubrovnik airport taxi option to Cavtat is the only convenient option since there is no other direct transportation method from the airport. Moreover, the security and comfort of travelers are ensured, which is very important especially after a long flight.

Editor’s Note

Private taxi service providers are generally preferred over the regular taxi drivers because their services are normally rated by previous travelers. This provides an extra security when booking a taxi from abroad.

Useful Tips

Try to avoid people who will approach aggressively once you get out of the arrivals gate because they are looking to overcharge unsuspecting tourists.
Booking a taxi with a group of people usually includes extra bonuses and perks, such as cheaper fares per person, luxury vehicles, invitations to special events etc.

How to get from Dubrovnik airport to Cavtat bus

The transportation to Cavtat by bus is quite tedious, mainly because there is not any direct route from the airport. The Atlas shuttle bus is first required travel to Dubrovnik’s main station and from there the bus line No.10 will travel back to Cavtat. The total trip will take 45 minutes at best, while the price for both buses will add up to 9€.

How much is the bus from Dubrovnik airport to Cavtat?

The tickets cost 6€ for the Atlas shuttle bus and 3€ for the bus No.10 to Cavtat. Both tickets need to be purchased separately at their corresponding ticket counters and online for the Atlas shuttle.



Trip Duration

45 Min.

Waiting time for both buses is around 90 minutes.

Value for Money

The Atlas shuttle bus is available 24/7. However, the No.10 operates from 05:00am until 01:30am.

Where do I get it from?

The station for the atlas bus is outside the arrivals gate on the main sidewalk. The bus line No.10 leaves from its designated station at the main bus station in (Gruž).


Considering the quadruple distance and travel time required to reach Cavtat with the two buses, the trip is not recommended under any circumstances. All things considered, even the taxi fare is not that far apart from the combined price of the two bus tickets.

Editor’s Note

Remember that even if the Atlas bus is available 24/7, the No.10 network shuts down at 01:30am from the main station.

Useful Tips

After getting on board, make sure you validate the ticket by inserting it into a validating machine, otherwise you will be heavily fined in case of an inspection.
For just 4€ you can get a day pass that will allow you to explore Dubrovnik and the town Cavtat throughout the day.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Dubrovnik. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Dubrovnik Airport to Cavtat ?

The average taxi fare from Dubrovnik airport to Cavtat is 15€. Factors, such as the time of the day and type of vehicle can further affect the taxi fares.

How much is a bus ticket from Dubrovnik Airport to Cavtat ?

Regular one-way bus tickets cost 9€ for adults. Tickets can be purchased online, at the corresponding bus kiosks or inside the bus.

How far is it from Dubrovnik Airport to Cavtat ?

The total distance from Dubrovnik airport to Cavtat is 5.8 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 10 minutes.

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