Dubrovnik travel guide

Dubrovnik Tourism | Dubrovnik Guide

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.

Where to Eat in Dubrovnik

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

When to visit Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Dubrovnik in December
Estimated hotel price
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.

Data provided by weatherbase
Celcius (°C)
Data provided by weatherbase

How to Get to Dubrovnik


When flying to Dubrovnik, you’ll arrive at Dubrovnik Airport (DBV), which is located 10 miles from the city centre. The shortest flight to Dubrovnik from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 42h 05m.


Another option to get to Dubrovnik is to pick up a car hire from Split, which is about 103 miles from Dubrovnik. You’ll find branches of Goldcar Rental SP and Garage No 1, among others, in Split.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Dubrovnik, including FlixBus, Arriva and Nomago. From Tivat, the bus ride to Dubrovnik takes 150 miles and will cost you around $56. From Mostar, the ticket costs about $49 for a journey of 200 miles. The most popular bus station is Dubrovnik Autobusni kolodvor, located 2 miles from the city centre of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik Vladimira Nazora is also a commonly used station, and is 0.9 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Dubrovnik


Airlines serving Dubrovnik

Good (2,892 reviews)
Good (498 reviews)
British Airways
Good (2,039 reviews)
Good (622 reviews)
Good (3,633 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,697 reviews)
Air France
Good (609 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,559 reviews)
Good (1,148 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,655 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (317 reviews)
Excellent (1,425 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,516 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (160 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (582 reviews)
Good (770 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (570 reviews)
Good (853 reviews)
Good (2,462 reviews)
Good (471 reviews)
Show more

Where to stay in Dubrovnik

From 5-star hotels such as the Dubrovnik Palace to great affordable options like the Berkeley Hotel & Day Spa, Dubrovnik offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $143 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $507 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Rooms Fausta Old Town and Guest House Jeljenic. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Dubrovnik, with prices from $48 to $1,780 per night. Old Town is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Dubrovnik are about 46% cheaper than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Dubrovnik

Most booked hotels in Dubrovnik

Rixos Premium Dubrovnik
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
Dubrovnik Palace
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
Dubrovnik President Valamar Collection Hotel
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
Hotel Adria
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)

Hiring a car in Dubrovnik

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 31% cheaper than airport locations in Dubrovnik.

Expect to pay $2.43 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 $29.05 and $38.73.

Car hire agencies in Dubrovnik






Find car hire in Dubrovnik