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Getting from Dubrovnik to Lumbarda (Korcula Island)


Dubrovnik to Korcula Island and Lumbarda by ferry

From Dubrovnik to Korcula Island and Lumbarda:

There are two ways you can reach Lumbarda from Dubrovnik – either directly by ferry or bus if you are foot passenger, or driving along Croatian coast via Peljesac if you are coming by car. Once in Korcula Town see here how to proceed

Foot Passengers from Dubrovnik to Korcula island and Lumbarda

There are three ferry companies that operate ferries from Dubrovnik to Korcula:
Note: there are no ferries from Dubrovnik to Orebic.

Jadrolinija ferries:

  • Jadrolinija operates a foot-passenger catamaran ferry during summers from Dubrovnik via Korčula to Hvar, Brac (Bol) all the way to Split. This route is in operation from June to September, departing from Dubrovnik daily at 7:15 am and arriving in Korčula Town at 9 am. See the timetable here.

Krilo – Kapetan Luka Ferries:

Kapetan Luka operates two ferry catamarans from Dubrovnik to Korčula Town:

  • The first route runs from Dubrovnik via Mljet (Pomena) to Korčula Town and further to Hvar, Brač (Milna) and to Split; this route operates from May to October,  departing from Dubrovnik daily at 4.30 pm and arriving in Korčula Town at 6.30 pm.  Ticket prices are 130 HRK one way. See the timetable here.
  • The second route runs from Dubrovnik via Sobra (Mljet island) to Korčula Town and further to Makarska, Brač Island (Bol) and Split; this route operates daily from June to September,  departing from Dubrovnik daily at 4 pm and arriving in Korčula Town at 6 pm.  Ticket prices are 130 HRK one way. See the timetable here.

G&V Line Ferries:

  • G&V Line operates a foot-passenger catamaran ferry during July and August from Dubrovnik via Mljet to Korčula, some days it proceeds to Lastovo. The route departs from Dubrovnik several times a week at 8 am and arriving in Korčula Town at 10:45 am.  Ticket prices are 95 HRK one way. See the timetable here.

Where to buy tickets

  • You can buy your tickets for Jadrolinija online at jadrolinija.hr web page or at the ticket office in Dubrovnik Gruz port.
  • You can buy your tickets for Kapetan Luka online at krilo.hr web page or at the ticket office in Dubrovnik Gruz port.
  • You can buy your tickets for G&V online at gv-line.hr web page or at the ticket office in Dubrovnik Gruz port.

Car Ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula island and Lumbarda

Arriving by Car:

There are no direct car ferries from Dubrovnik to Korcula island. Therefore you will drive from Dubrovnik to Orebić via Ston. From Orebić you will take the Orebić to Dominče car ferry. Dominče ferry port is just three kilometres away from Lumbarda. The whole journey will take you under two and a half hours in total. See the timetable here.

Arriving by Bus:

You can also take a bus to Korčula Town from Dubrovnik and proceed to Lumbarda. The bus journey takes around 3 hours and travels from Dubrovnik via Ston, Janjina, Potomje to Orebić, crossing by ferry to Korcula island and arriving in Korčula Town bus terminal. The bus timetable is here.

Transfer or taxi:

Various transfer and taxi options are available for arriving in Lumbarda,  from a taxi, mini cabs to minivans and buses. At the present, there are no private speedboat transfers to Lumbarda from Dubrovnik.

Arriving by Plane:

At the present, there are no flights to the island of Korčula at all, but you can fly to Split or Dubrovnik airport and get to Korčula town and Lumbarda from there.

See also how to get from Korcula town to Lumbarda

Map of Dubrovnik to Lumbarda

Dubrovnik to Lumbarda Map