Transfer Options from Dubrovnik Airport to City Centre / Old Town

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How to get from Dubrovnik Airport to City Centre

Dubrovnik is a typical European city with narrow streets and beautiful medieval architecture. To get to the city centre or Old town from Dubrovnik Čilipi Airport, travelers can either take a Dubrovnik airport taxi or the Atlas shuttle bus. The taxi services at the airport are available throughout the day, average fares are around 25€ to 30€ and the total travel time should be less than 20 minutes with normal traffic. Diversely, the Atlas shuttle has no fixed schedule and the buses are expected to depart from the airport 30 minutes after each arriving flight. The price for a one way ticket to the heart of Dubrovnik is 6€ and the common travel time is 30 to 40 minutes depending on the traffic conditions.

Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 1PASSENGER
OPTION PRICE TIME AVAILABLE
Taxi €30 20min 24/7 Details
Bus €6 30min 24/7 Details

How to get from Dubrovnik airport to city centre by taxi

Apart from regular taxis, private taxi service operators are very prominent in Dubrovnik as well. However, all licensed Dubrovnik airport taxi vehicles are either white or black and carry the widely recognized black and yellow taxi sign. Prices for popular destinations such as the city centre/old town of Dubrovnik are usually offer as fixed fares. Lastly, the total trip usually takes around 20 minutes and will typically cost 25€ to 30€ depending on the taxi provider.

How to get from Dubrovnik airport to city centre by taxi

Apart from regular taxis, private taxi service operators are very prominent in Dubrovnik as well. However, all licensed Dubrovnik airport taxi vehicles are either white or black and carry the widely recognized black and yellow taxi sign. Prices for popular destinations such as the city centre/old town of Dubrovnik are usually offer as fixed fares. Lastly, the total trip usually takes around 20 minutes and will typically cost 25€ to 30€ depending on the taxi provider.

Taxi fare from Dubrovnik airport to city centre

Both regular taxi drivers and corporate owned taxis offer transportation to the centre of Dubrovnik at fixed rates. The typical fare for a 4 passenger vehicle is 30€ at most. The price can further be affected by long waiting times, heavy traffic, type/size of vehicle as well as the amount of luggage per person. Official taxi fares are published at the Taxi information counter in Terminal B.

Dubrovnik Taxi prices
day time
(05:00–24:00)
night time
(00:00–05:00)
duration
FROM DBV - TO HOTELS IN CITY CENTRE
€30
€30
20 min
FROM DBV - TO CITY CENTRE
€30
€30
20 min
FROM DBV - TO OLD TOWN
€30
€30
20 min
FROM DBV - TO CAVTAT
€15
€15
10 min

Pre-booking a taxi

You can pre-book a taxi at the same price as a regular cab from the line with Welcome Pickups. In addition to a comfortable ride you also will get:

  • Personal attention by polite and professional local drivers.
  • No hidden fees. The taxi price includes absolutely everything.
  • Flight monitoring, so you do not have to inform or worry about flight delays.
  • Best price guarantee and full refund in case you have to cancel.
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Convenience

Taxi services in Dubrovnik are generally considered to be excellent under European standards. However, despite the plethora of taxi operators, the prices are one of the highest ones among popular European cities.

Editor’s Note

Before entering the vehicle of any taxi driver, make sure that the total price to the centre of Dubrovnik is mutually agreed upon. Try to avoid unlicensed drivers.

Useful Tips

If you are traveling with a large group of people, you can refer to the taxi information counter to hire a minivan. Airport taxi phone: 020 640 100
All licensed taxi drivers accept Croatian Kuna as well as Euros.

How to get from Dubrovnik airport to city centre by bus

The Atlas shuttle bus from Dubrovnik airport is the broadly accepted public transportation option to the city centre/old town of Dubrovnik. The Atlas shuttles do not have a fixed schedule but rather operate based on the airports arriving flights. In other words, an Atlas bus will depart the airport approximately 30 minutes after an arriving flight. The ticket price is 6€ and the total travel time to the heart of Dubrovnik takes 30 to 40 minutes depending on traffic levels.

How to get from Dubrovnik airport to city centre by bus

The Atlas shuttle bus from Dubrovnik airport is the broadly accepted public transportation option to the city centre/old town of Dubrovnik. The Atlas shuttles do not have a fixed schedule but rather operate based on the airports arriving flights. In other words, an Atlas bus will depart the airport approximately 30 minutes after an arriving flight. The ticket price is 6€ and the total travel time to the heart of Dubrovnik takes 30 to 40 minutes depending on traffic levels.

How much is the bus from Dubrovnik airport to city centre?

One way ticket costs 6€, while the round trip ticket costs 11€.
Tickets can be purchased from: The Atlas travel agency counter, Atlas ticket dispenser, online or directly from the bus driver.

Cost

6€

Trip Duration

30 Min.

Departs 30 minutes after each arriving flight.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Atlas shuttle bus is available 7 days a week at all times, all year around.

Where do I get it from?

The bus stop for the Atlas shuttle is located right outside the arrivals terminal. When you get out of the airport, the designated bus stop will have the Atlas logo clearly portrayed.

Convenience

The Atlas shuttle bus is considered one of the most convenient transportation choices to the centre of Dubrovnik since the departure schedule always follows the arrival time of most flights. Moreover, the buses are quite comfortable and the total travel time is just 10 minutes longer than with a car.

Editor’s Note

Booking your ticket online will guarantee you a spot at the bus, plus there is an extra 5% discount for online bookings. All bused are equipped with free WiFi.

Useful Tips

With so many flights, the Atlas shuttle bus is considered quite regular, thus there should not be any concerns about long waiting times.
The bus drivers are constantly updated with information about possible flight delays in order to adjust their departure time accordingly.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Dubrovnik Airport to the City Centre/Old Town ?

The average taxi fare from Dubrovnik airport to the City Centre is 30€. 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 City Centre/Old Town ?

Regular one-way bus tickets cost 6€ for adults. Tickets can be purchased online, at the corresponding bus kiosks or inside the bus.

How far is it from Dubrovnik Airport to City Centre/Old Town ?

The total distance from Dubrovnik airport to city centre is 20 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 20 minutes.

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