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Overspend on transportation from Dubrovnik airport to the city

Overspend on transportation from Dubrovnik airport to the city

Overspend on transportation from Dubrovnik airport to the city is a mistake that people who fly to Dubrovnik airport often do so try to avoid it if you can. When you arrive at the Dubrovnik Airport, as soon as you pass the passport control and luggage collection,  you will be bombarded by local taxi and minicab drivers offering you the best rates

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Getting to Dubrovnik

Getting to Dubrovnik

Getting to Dubrovnik : Regardless of Dubrovnik’s geographic location and somehow isolation at the very south of Croatia near the border with Montenegro, getting to Dubrovnik is not complicated as there are various ways to get here – flights, buses, ferries and roads. Note: there are no trains to Dubrovnik. Flights to Dubrovnik If you are coming from abroad, flying to

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Getting from Mostar to Dubrovnik

Getting from Mostar to Dubrovnik

For a journey from Mostar to Dubrovnik, there are several options to consider depending on your route preferences, budget and time. The cheapest way to travel between these two cities is a bus which costs 107 HRK one way. The quickest way is to drive, which takes just over 2,5 hours if traffic is fine. At the present, there are no trains nor

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Getting from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik

Getting from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik

When planning your journey from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik there are several options to consider depending on your preferences and timings. The cheapest way to travel between these two cities is a bus which costs 148 HRK. The quickest way is to drive, which takes just under 4 hours if traffic is fine or to fly, via Zagreb. Here are the travel options

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Getting to Dubrovnik Old Town

Getting to Dubrovnik Old Town

How to reach the old town Here are all details about getting to the old city of Dubrovnik from various points around the town as well as from the airport. In my opinion, the most pleasant route is by local ferry shuttle however, it runs in a high season only. The year around alternatives is either walking if it is a walking distance or taking

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Dubrovnik Ferries

Dubrovnik Ferries

Above photo: Dubrovnik Ferry Port Dubrovnik ferry port in located in Gruž, about 3 km west from the Old Town. From there, there is a number of ferry connections to nearby islands and towns as well as an international connection to Italy. Most of the ferries from Dubrovnik sail just once a day so make sure you check timetables before planning your arrival

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Taxi in Dubrovnik

Taxi in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik public transport include car taxis as well as taxi boats that you can use to go around the town. Car/ land taxis can be convenient if the public transport (bus) is not available or not sufficient or you simply prefer a private taxi that can take you to the door of your desired destination. Taxi boats / water taxis is a great transport option for

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Uber in Dubrovnik

Uber in Dubrovnik

Handy taxi service Uber is now available in Dubrovnik too. At the moment you can use uberX service in Dubrovnik all year around, not in summer only as it used to be 🙂 The prices are starting from 9 Kuna (1.2 Euro / 1.4 US$) per kilometre while some popular rides has flat rates – for example: Pile Gate, Dubrovnik Old Town to Dubrovnik

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Parking in Dubrovnik

Parking in Dubrovnik

Parking in near vicinity of the Old Town: Driving to Dubrovnik and then trying to find a parking place can be a nightmare. Parking is definitely a problem in the town especially for those who would like to stay and park near or withing walking distance from the Old Town. The Old Town is car free zone so cars are

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Trams in Dubrovnik

Trams in Dubrovnik

A tram services operated in Dubrovnik from 1910 until March of 1970. That was a small tram network that ran from the Pile (where is now Pile Bus Station) to the Gruž / Kantafig at the time of railway station. There was also another network branch that used to run from Pile to Lapad and Uvala Lapad (Sumartin) via Boninovo and Batala. The original No 7 tram  is currently on display

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