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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 all year round.

If you are driving from Lastovo island to Korcula, there is a daily direct car ferry from Ubli to Vela Luka. The alternative is to travel via Split, or via Hvar, water taxi, or private transfer.

The only way to get to Korcula from Lastovo is by ferry. There is no bridge, no bus, no flights, and no trains connecting these two islands.

4 Ways to get from Lastovo to Korcula

Travel DurationCost (Ticket Price)
Passenger Ferry (Catamaran)55 min to 1 hour, 15 min45-60 HRK (per person)
Driving (Self Drive)1 hour, 15 min175 HRK (small car & driver)
Private Transfer (Taxi)1 hour,15 min€250 (price per car – up to 3 pasengers)
Water Taxi (Private Boat Transfer)1 hour, 15 min€750 (price per boat – up to 7 passengers)
Fast passenger ferry catamaran
Above photo: Fast passenger ferry catamaran

The distance between Lastovo Island and Vela Luka is about 100 km. The easiest way to travel is by fast passenger ferry (catamaran). Here are the details:

By Passenger Ferry (Catamaran)

Schedules, Tickets, Booking

Passenger Ferry (Catamaran)Departures*Ticket PricesBooking & Tickets
from Lastovo (Ubli) to Korčula Town06:00 & 14:40*60 HRKBook here
from Lastovo (Ubli) to Vela Luka04:30,11:00* & 19:00*40 HRKBook here

Departures*: High season: July & August

Jadrolinija and TP Line are the two companies that run passenger ferries from Lastovo to Korcula Island Both companies depart from the Ubli port, see map below.

If you are a foot passenger traveling from Vela Luka to Korcula Town (40 km away), make sure you get a bus as soon as you leave the ferry as buses are not frequent (get a ticket here). The alternative is a taxi.

Important Note: In case of bad weather the catamaran (fast passenger ferries) are not sailing. In such circumstances, take the larger and slower car ferry to Vela Luka. Check the latest ferry schedules & updates @ croatiaferries.com

Car ferry sailing to Lastovo island
Above photo: Car ferry sailing to Lastovo island

By Car Ferry & Driving from Lastovo to Korcula

There is a direct car ferry connecting Lastovo and Korcula. Using this ferry you can reach Korcula town from Lastovo island for 2 hours. (car ferry booking)

By Private Boat Transfer

A private boat transfer is probably the quickest and most comfortable way to get to the island. The current price quoted to me is 750 Euro. If money is no object and the weather is perfect this can be a very nice journey. It is also a great option for a larger group of people traveling together. Although, bear in mind that due to unpredictable weather out of season, car transfers are more reliable.

By Taxi or Private Car Transfer

A taxi ride between two islands lasts about 2 hours (door to door). It involves car ferry crossing. The current price quoted to me is 250 Euro. This is a good option if 3 or more people travel together and share costs. If you need a taxi, get in touch.

Map

Lastovo to Korcula island ferry and driving map

This is a map of how to get from Lastovo island to Korčula showing all transportation options including passenger and car ferry routes as well as a driving option from Vela Luka to Korcula Town

Video

The below video shows fast catamaran that sails all year round between Lastovo island and Korcula.

FAQ

  • Do I need a car on Lastovo and Korcula island? The public transport on Lastovo island is almost non-existent. At Korcula island, there are some infrequent local bus routes. To have a car on Lastovo and Korcula is very convenient. The alternative transport is taxi and water taxi.
  • Can I take a bike on these ferries? Yes, you can take your bike on the fast passenger catamaran and car ferries. Make sure you book in advance as space is limited and the additional charges apply. The booking link is in the above table.

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