Find Affordable Flights to Dubrovnik, Croatia
Known as ‘The Pearl of the Adriatic,’ Dubrovnik is as exclusive as it sounds. Simmering on the Dalmatian coast, this culture-rich city was once a significant Mediterranean sea power. Although it faced two major adversities, once during an earthquake in 1667 and another time during an armed conflict in the 1990s, Dubrovnik pulled through and managed to retain most of its historical monuments and cultural relics. Be awe-inspired by this beautiful coastal city as you take a leisure stroll along its ancient city walls and its charming marbled streets.
You can choose to fly into Dubrovnik, whose airport is situated around 20km from the south of the city. However, there are way better options such as driving or cruising to this coastal town.
With a dramatic coastline, driving from Split to Dubrovnik is an experience comparable to the Big Sur. Although a road trip here would cost you an additional few hours, nothing beats driving pass countless of scenic stops and quaint villages along the Dalmatian coast during summer. Alternatively, you could also take a cruise over and take in all the beauty of the Adriatic sea.
Take a relaxing stroll around the city’s well-preserved and incredible city walls. This ancient defence walls date back to the 9th century and by walking on them, you can enjoy a beautiful aerial view of the Dubrovnik. Take another perspective of the city by hopping onto the cable car from the north of the walls to Mt Srd. The 4 minutes ride brings you with panoramic views of the old town, island of Lokrum, calming waters of the Adriatic sea and the Elafiti islands in the distance.
Another famous attraction here in Dubrovnik is the grand 16th century Sponza Palace. A fusion of Gothic and Renaissance elements, this striking building is now home to the State Archives, such as millennium-old manuscripts. Another feature of Sponza Palace is the prominent statue of St Blaise as well as the Memorial Room containing a solemn photography collection of young soldiers who lost their lives during the Dubrovnik war between 1991 and 1995.
Although the summer months in Dubrovnik are the most popular among tourist, especially beach-goers, prices for everything here soar as high as its temperature. There is a short period between September and October that is the most ideal, without a boisterous crowd, perfect weather and you can indulge in the freshest grapes and olives during these months of harvest. Avoid travelling to Dubrovnik between November to April as you will experience rainfall 10 – 16 days per month as well as low temperatures. Check for flights to Dubrovnik with wegotego.com and enjoy great savings on your next booking.
The international airport of Dubrovnik, also known as ?ilipi Airport, is located near ?ilipi approximately 9.6 miles (15.5 km) from Dubrovnik city centre. The airport welcomes flights to Dubrovnik from various European cities such as Frankfurt and Vienna, it also welcomes domestic flights from Zagreb, capital of Croatia, and Rijeka. Most popular flights to ?ilipi Airport are operated by Austrian Airlines, Croatia Airlines and TradeAir. In the Summer season, low cost airlines such as Easyjet or Jet2 to operate flights from London to Dubrovnik Airport.
Arrival at Dubrovnik Airport
If you’re heading to the Old Town of Dubrovnik, the cheaper option is to go by bus rather than a taxi. If you’re in a rush however a taxi will be your choice of travel to Dubrovnik.
Bus service from Dubrovnik Airport to Dubrovnik
The shuttle bus schedule is synced with flight arrivals to the airport and waits for passengers arriving to Dubrovnik at the right-hand side outside of the airport arrivals terminal. The shuttle bus from the Airport to Dubrovnik stops at the Pile Gate bus station next to the Old City and the Main bus station in Gru. A one-way ticket is around 40 Croatian Kuna around $6, while a return ticket is 70 Croatian Kuna around $10. Journey time is around 30 minutes from the airport to the Pile Gate bus station next to the Old City of Dubrovnik.
If you prefer to take the scenic route choose to travel by local bus which will take you from the airport to the city centre on a longer route with more stops made along the way. Take Buses 11 and 27 which travel between the airport and Dubrovnik; The local buses are the perfect option for those with the final destination somewhere else in between the airport and Dubrovnik city centre as they can also transfer to other buses within Dubronik.
Tickets will cost 15 Kuna around $2 if purchased on the bus or 12 Kuna around $1.7 if you pre-purchase the bus ticket at a newspaper kiosk.
Taxi service from Dubrovnik Airport to Dubrovnik
There are plenty of taxis waiting just outside Dubrovnik Airport ready to drive you in the comfort of an air-conditioned cab to your accommodation in Dubrovnik. A taxi from Dubrovnik airport to the Old Town should cost around $23 to $28 or 170-200 Kuna. Travellers to Dubrovnik can also pre-book a transfer which will be slightly more expensive than a taxi.
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