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Ferries: Dubrovnik-Korcula-Hvar-Split

In September, I am hoping to get from Dubrovnik to Korcula and then to Hvar and Split by ferry. The timetables I have seen are very confusing and I am not sure how frequently ferries depart Korcula for Hvar? With my itinerary I can only really afford a day or two on each of the islands.

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Ferry options appear to be more limited in 2013 than in prior years. I haven't seen any ferry service from Dubrovnik to Korcula this year, but you can take a bus. Ask your hotel to call the bus station and reserve a ticket, then pick it up at the bus station an hour or so before departure. Jadrolinija appears to be running one catamaran a day from Korcula to Hvar, departing 6:00am and arriving 7:50am. Both Jadrolinija and Krilo run daily catamarans from Hvar to Split, so that part of the trip will be the easiest.

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Thanks for the information. I'll look into the bus to Korcula.

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You can get a "transfer" between Dubrovnik and Korcula. I did it the other way (May 2012) but the company that does it takes people both ways. Connections are a "water taxi" (20 minutes?) between Korcula old town across the channel to Orebic (?) on the mainland, then a small bus (2-3 hours?) between the water taxi landing and Dubrovnik. They ped us at their office just outside the old Dubrovnik gate. Look at Rick's book's listing for Korcula. There's a small agency that handles the transfers to Dubrovnik. They should be able to arrange the same trip going the other way. Details I recall: our trip left Korcula around 7:30 am and arrived in Dubrovnik around 11 am. I'd expect them to do the return trip in early afternoon. I recall it being reasonable cost (25-30 Euro?), fairly comfortable, and only taking a few hours. Would do it again.

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My husband and I just went from Dubrivnik to Korcula on June 5. We got mini bus tickets from a travel agent. The bus left at 5:00 p.m. and arrived in korcula around 7:30. It worked fine and cost about $25 US each. We did not go to Hvar but went straight to Split from Korculat 2 days later. The only catamaran leaves Korcula at 6:00 a.m. and you should buy your tickets the night before at the dock between 7:00 & 8:00 as per Rick's book. This same boat stops in Hvar on the way to Split.

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Thanks for all the great information. I now have options.
Andy