Cavtat to Dubrovnik Ferry: Times & Things To Know in 2022

Cavtat to Dubrovnik ferry

Cavtat to Dubrovnik Ferry is one the main ways to get to Cavtat, a charming little village with nice bars and restaurants some 20ish kilometers south of Dubrovnik. In addition to offering all the sights and culture of Dubrovnik, it is also a great place to stay if you do not wish to be in the constant hustle and bustle of its big brother is in the summer.

It's much smaller, so there aren't as many things to do in Cavtat. You will find yourself wanting to visit Dubrovnik a couple of times. But, it is well connected to Dubrovnik by bus and a boat line.

So where and when to get on Cavtat to Dubrovnik ferry?

A question most visitors staying in Cavtat ask.

Well, not a ferry per se, it's a water taxi. There is no need to transport cars or goods, so they are smaller passenger boats. Boats from Cavtat to Dubrovnik are mostly speedboats, taking no more than 16-60 people.

While going by bus is twice as fast (about 30 mins) and cheaper, taking the boat is more scenic and certainly worth it. Also, there is an added benefit of avoiding traffic jams on the one main road between Dubrovnik and the airport by taking the sea route.

Dubrovnik to Cavtat ferry Old port departure point

Dubrovnik has two ports, the Old town where all the small boats from Cavtat and surrounding areas arrive. As well as the "new" town port, where the large cruise ships dock and Jadrolinija ferries depart from. Bus number 10 that drives Dubrovnik - Cavtat route will end close to the new port.

Cavtat to Dubrovnik ferry duration

Most companies offer different stops on their route so the duration of the Cavtat to Dubrovnik ferry trip lasts takes roughly one hour from Cavtat to Dubrovnik with stops in between. It is a 45-minute trip if the boat goes directly to Dubrovnik - Cavtat.

Multiple companies are operating the line, and here are the three main ones:

  • Adriana Boat Tours
  • Vivado Dubrovnik
  • Sea Line

Adriana Boat Tours - regular boat service

Adriana Boat Tours has a regular boat service that connects Cavtat to Dubrovnik with stops at Plat, Mlini, Srebreno in Župa riviera along the way. The water taxis moor directly in the Dubrovnik’s Old city port.
There are one-way and return fares available from any of the stops connected by the line.

Adriana Cavtat to Dubrovnik ferry line - Cavtat departure point

The Adriana Cavtat to Dubrovnik ferry line stops at:

  • Cavtat (main promenade)
  • Cavtat (hotel Albatros)
  • Plat (Župa Riviera)
  • Mlini (Župa Riviera)
  • Srebreno (Župa Riviera - hotel Sheraton)
  • Dubrovnik (Old town port)

Adriana water taxi schedule

The line runs from the 1st of April to the 1st of November. In general, only one boat returns from Dubrovnik to Cavtat in the late evenings, but only during peak season between July and August.

From CavtatFrom Dubrovnik
08:30**09:45**
09:00*10:15*
10:00 11:00
10:45**11:45**
11:15*12:30*
12:3013:30
13:15** 14:15**
14:3015:30
15:15*16:15*
16:15** 17:30**
17:0018:00
18:30**20:00**
19:30***20:30***
22:00**23:00**
* Operating only between 01.05. and 15.10.
** Not operating in 2022.
*** Operating only between 01.07. and 05.09.

Adriana Cavtat to Dubrovnik ferry cost

The price per adult passenger for the Cavtat-Dubrovnik route is 60 Kuna one way and 100 return. If you board somewhere along the line in Plat, Mlini, Srebreno it will be a bit cheaper.

For children up to the age of 5 years, the ticket is free, and for those aged 5 to 12, the ticket costs half the price (ID may be required).

Vivado Dubrovnik - regular boat lines

Have in mind that when their boats depart from Cavtat, they always stop at Lokrum Island, but not when leaving from Dubrovnik.

Vivado ferry times

From CavtatFrom Dubrovnik
9:309:30
10:3010:00
11:3010:30
12:1511:30
13:3012:00
14:1513:15
15:3014:30
18:0015:30
19:15*16:30
19:30*17:45
19:00*
20:15*
22:45*
* Operating only in July & August
Looking for more on this charming village?
Read our complete guide to Cavtat

Sea Line water-taxi line

Sea Line boat departure times

From CavtatFrom Dubrovnik
09:0010:30
09:3011:30
10:3012:00
11:0012:30
13:0013:00
14:0014:00
15:0015:30
16:0016:00
16:3017:00
17:3017:30
19:0018:30
21:00
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