Home Arrival Korcula Old Town Lumbarda Beaches Vrnik Archipelago Taxi Water Taxi

Getting to & from 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

From Dubrovnik:

Getting to Korcula by catamaran ferry or bus from Dubrovnik

You have 5 options to reach the island from Dubrovnik.

  1. Catamaran ferry, daily, all year round, departing Dubrovnik in the afternoon (13:00 or 14:30) and arriving in Korcula town at 15:00 or 16:30 (tickets)
  2. Catamaran ferry April to October, departing Dubrovnik in the afternoon (16:00) arriving in Korcula town at 18:00 (tickets)
  3. 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.
  4. Catamaran ferry July and August, departing from Dubrovnik in the morning, run by ferry company TP Line. (tickets)
  5. Catamaran ferry July and August, departing from Dubrovnik in the morning, run by ferry company Jadrolinija. (schedules & booking)

Fast catamaran ferry – video:

From Split:

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

Catamaran ferry arrival in Korcula from Split
Catamaran ferry arrival in Korcula from Split

You have the following options to reach the island from Split:

  • 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 a foot passenger, then this is a good option. It is faster and particularly suitable if you are staying in 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 a foot passenger, this is also a good option if you are staying in 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 a couple of times a week. Run by Jadrolinija, Krilo – Kapetan Luka and TP Line. No service in the offseason.

See detailed: info on how to get to Korcula from Split, from Hvar to Korcula, from Brac to Korcula, from Lastovo to Korcula, from Mljet and from Dubrovnik

Getting on catamaran fast ferry to Korcula

Getting on a 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 reservation for a car place. See details here; There is also a passenger boat option.

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

From other places in Croatia

If you are arriving at Zadar airport and would like to reach Korcula from there, see the article about getting from Zadar to Split here and from Split just follow the above suggestions.

To get to Korcula from Zagreb, you can take an overnight bus that goes directly from Zagreb to Korcula. The alternative is to get to Dubrovnik and from there proceed to the island.

  • more videos about arrival in Korcula here
  • for detailed ferry schedules, all in one place check croatiaferries.com website
  • for how to get to Croatia check this article

Getting around on Korcula

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

Traveling from Korcula

Other Getting to Korcula Articles

  1. Korčula to Dubrovnik

    How to get from Korčula to Dubrovnik? If you are a foot passenger, there is a fast ferry catamaran that departs daily from Korcula Old Town to Dubrovnik (Gruz ferry port). This is the most convenient and fastest way to travel. If you are driving and need a car ferry, …
    Read more » Korčula to Dubrovnik
  2. Dubrovnik to Korčula

    How to get from Dubrovnik to Korčula? If you are a foot passenger, there is a fast ferry catamaran that departs daily from Dubrovnik (Gruz port) to Korcula town. This is the fastest and most convenient way to travel. If you are driving and need a car ferry, there are no direct car …
    Read more » Dubrovnik to Korčula
  3. Mljet to Korčula

    How to get from Mljet to Korčula & Korčula to Mljet? If you are a foot passenger, there is a fast ferry catamaran that departs daily to/from Mljet (Pomena port) from/to Korcula town (port). This is the most convenient way to travel between these two islands. If you are driving …
    Read more » Mljet to Korčula
  4. Lastovo to Korčula

    How to get from Lastovo to Korčula? If you are a foot passenger, the best, easiest, cheapest, and most convenient way to get from Lastovo island to Korcula island is to take a direct fast passenger ferry (catamaran), from Ubli on Lastovo, to either Vela Luka or Korcula, departing daily …
    Read more » Lastovo to Korčula
  5. Hvar to Korčula

    How to get from Hvar to Korčula? If you are a foot passenger, there is a fast ferry catamaran that departs daily from Hvar to Korcula town. This is the most convenient way to travel between these two places. If you are driving and need a car ferry, there are …
    Read more » Hvar to Korčula
  6. Orebić – Korčula Car Ferry

    This is the car ferry line that connects Korčula town (Dominče port) with Orebić, on the mainland (Peljesac peninsula). The ferry sails every day of the year starting early, at 05:30 with the last departure at 22:30. In the high season, there are some additional departures including one just after …
    Read more » Orebić – Korčula Car Ferry
  7. Brač to Korčula

    How to get from Brač to Korčula? If you are a foot passenger, the best, easiest, cheapest, and most convenient way to get from Brač island to Korcula island is to take a direct fast passenger ferry (catamaran), from Milna and Bol, departing daily (April to October). Out of season, …
    Read more » Brač to Korčula
  8. Split to Korčula

    How to get from Split to Korčula? If you are driving from Split to the island, there are two direct car ferries to access it – one from Split to Vela Luka (Korcula Island) and another one from Orebic to Korcula town.If you are a foot passenger, the best, easiest, …
    Read more » Split to Korčula
  9. Orebić – Korčula – Orebić Passenger Ferry

    This is the passenger ferry line that connects Korčula town (Old Town Port) with Orebić, Peljesac. This passenger ferry sails daily starting early, at 05:20 with the last departure at 20:50. In the high season, there are some additional departures including the last one at 23:20. Departures & Booking Departures Daily Low Season Hourly departures …
    Read more » Orebić – Korčula – Orebić Passenger Ferry
  10. Korcula Ferry Port

    Where is Korcula Ferry Port? Korcula Ferry Ports and Korcula Cruise Port There are four ports on the island of Korcula: one for car ferries on the northeast side of the island – Domince port. The port serves car and passenger ferries from Orebic, which is the island’s nearest town …
    Read more » Korcula Ferry Port
  11. Taxi Korcula

    Taxi Korcula is a reliable 24 hrs taxi service driving you to or from Korcula Town, Lumbarda, Defora, Racisce (Vaja & Samograd), Zrnovo, Pupnat, Cara, Smokvica, Blato, Prizba, Prigradica, Vela Luka to any place you need including all ferry ports, towns, villages, airports, Dubrovnik, Split, Mostar, Plitvice Lakes… Call now: +385 …
    Read more » Taxi Korcula
  12. Day Trip from Korcula to Dubrovnik

    Visiting Dubrovnik from Korcula for a day trip There are several ways to visit Dubrovnik from Korcula (or vice-versa) as a day trip. by car: If you have a car, driving to Dubrovnik may be a good option. The only difficult thing you have to consider is parking, which can …
    Read more » Day Trip from Korcula to Dubrovnik