Dubrovnik travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dubrovnik

With a population of 28,428, Dubrovnik is the largest city in Dubrovacko-Neretvanska, Croatia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Dubrovnik has to offer.

Where to Eat in Dubrovnik

If you’re looking for affordable options, Hard Rock Cafe - Dubrovnik (4 Poljana Paska Miličevića) and Restaurant Sesame (Dantea Alighierija 2) are great picks.

When to visit Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik in March
Estimated hotel price
$221
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dubrovnik in March
Estimated hotel price
$221
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Dubrovnik in July, when the average temperature is 24 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 5 °C, with an average temperature of 7 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 198 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Dubrovnik, with an average rainfall of 26 mm.

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How to Get to Dubrovnik

Plane

When flying to Dubrovnik, you’ll arrive at Dubrovnik Airport (DBV), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Dubrovnik from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 45h 30m.

Car

Another option to get to Dubrovnik is to pick up a car hire from Split, which is about 166 km from Dubrovnik. You’ll find branches of Garage No 1 and ADDCAR RENTAL , among others, in Split.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Dubrovnik using FlixBus or Bus. From Split, the bus ride to Dubrovnik takes 354 km and will cost you around $44. From Zadar, the ticket costs about $113 for a journey of 821 km. The most popular bus station is Dubrovnik Autobusni kolodvor, located 3 km from the city centre of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik Vladimira Nazora is also a commonly used station, and is 1.5 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Dubrovnik, you’ll arrive at Dubrovnik Airport (DBV), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Dubrovnik from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 45h 30m.

Car

Another option to get to Dubrovnik is to pick up a car hire from Split, which is about 166 km from Dubrovnik. You’ll find branches of Garage No 1 and ADDCAR RENTAL , among others, in Split.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Dubrovnik using FlixBus or Bus. From Split, the bus ride to Dubrovnik takes 354 km and will cost you around $44. From Zadar, the ticket costs about $113 for a journey of 821 km. The most popular bus station is Dubrovnik Autobusni kolodvor, located 3 km from the city centre of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik Vladimira Nazora is also a commonly used station, and is 1.5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Dubrovnik

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Airlines serving Dubrovnik

Lufthansa
Good (4,714 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (963 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,684 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,547 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,232 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (481 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,612 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,109 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,976 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,403 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,078 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (842 reviews)
LOT
Good (687 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (792 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,176 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (747 reviews)
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Where to stay in Dubrovnik

From 5-star hotels such as the Dubrovnik Palace to great affordable options like the Hotel Cavtat, Dubrovnik offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $197 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $716 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Guest House Ljubica and Guest House Jeljenic. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Dubrovnik, with prices from $54 to $2,187 per night. Old Town is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Dubrovnik are about 45% cheaper than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Dubrovnik

Most booked hotels in Dubrovnik

Rixos Premium Dubrovnik
5 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
$736+
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik
5 stars
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
$443+
Dubrovnik Palace
5 stars
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
$607+
Dubrovnik President Valamar Collection Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
$617+
Hotel Adria
4 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
$329+
Hotel Lapad
4 stars
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
$306+

Hiring a car in Dubrovnik

Hiring a car in Dubrovnik costs $45 per day, on average, or $136 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

Expect to pay $2.44 per litre in Dubrovnik (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $29.18 and $38.91. The most frequently booked car type in Dubrovnik is Economy (Opel Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Luxury car hire (Mercedes-Benz E-Class or similar) is, on average, 64% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Dubrovnik costs $45 per day, on average, or $136 if you want to hire it for 3 days.

Expect to pay $2.44 per litre in Dubrovnik (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $29.18 and $38.91. The most frequently booked car type in Dubrovnik is Economy (Opel Corsa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Luxury car hire (Mercedes-Benz E-Class or similar) is, on average, 64% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Car hire agencies in Dubrovnik

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Hertz

Sixt

Sixt

Avis

Avis
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