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Travelling from Dubrovnik to Split (or vice versa)

Updated: Mar 4

Dubrovnik to Split / Split to Dubrovnik Private Transfer for the Best Travel Experience

Dubrovnik and Split are among the most popular destinations in Croatia and are often visited during the same trip to Croatia. They are located on the Adriatic coast and are 230 km (142 mi) apart.

How to travel from Dubrovnik to Split or from Split to Dubrovnik?

There are a few ways to travel from Dubrovnik to Split (or vice versa). The option here suggested is a private transfer with the possibility of including detours. A direct private transfer from Dubrovnik to Split takes an average of three and a half hours.

By including detours or additional stops, you can visit places you would likely visit as separate day trips from Dubrovnik or Split, which saves you money and time.

Detour options when travelling between Dubrovnik and Split

The most popular detour when travelling from Dubrovnik to Split is Mostar. Mostar is a town in neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina and is one of the most popular day trips from Dubrovnik. Besides Mostar, other popular places of interest in Bosnia and Herzegovina are the Kravica Waterfall, Pocitelj, Blagaj and Medjugorje. It is also possible to organize a private farm-to-table experience.

Another area of ​​great interest to visit during the transfer is the Peljesac Peninsula. Peljesac is known for its wines and renowned oysters and mussels. There is also a medieval town of Ston which attracts with its defensive walls and the oldest functional saltworks in the world. A visit to Ston, wine tasting, oyster degustation and even a sea-to-table experience can be included in a private transfer from Dubrovnik to Split (or vice versa).

Which road is used on the direct Dubrovnik-Split private transfer?

When travelling from Dubrovnik to Split or from Split to Dubrovnik,

highway and coastal driving are usually combined. It is possible to travel on the coastal road only, but you should take into account that the journey will last longer.

What about border crossings?

Bosnia and Herzegovina has access to the Adriatic Sea, thus dividing Croatia into two parts. However, a bridge bypassing the Bosnian and Herzegovinian state territory has been built, and now there is no need to drive through that area when travelling between Split and Dubrovnik.

Covid-19 and the conditions for the entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina

As these rules are subject to changes, it is best to follow them on the official website of the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

What is the price of a private Dubrovnik to Split transfer?

The price of a private transfer between Dubrovnik and Split is per transfer, not per person, and is from €256,00.

See more and book your private transfer from Dubrovnik to Split or from Split to Dubrovnik here: Dubrovnik-Split Private Transfer

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