Dubrovnik Airport Guide (DBV)

Airport info
Code: DBV
Dobrota 24, Močići, 20213 Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik Airport is located 21km (13 miles) to the southeast of Dubrovnik.

No. of terminals: 3 Dialling code: +385
+385 2077 3100

Dubrovnik Airport, also sometimes referred to as Čilipi Airport, is one of the busiest international air transport hubs in Croatia and is located a short distance from the country’s capital city. Our Dubrovnik Airport guide includes essential information for travellers, including details of terminal facilities, public transport routes and nearby hotels, as well as contact information.

Airport news

Over the next three years, the airport aims to increase its annual handling capacity to over two million passengers. Future places include a commercial zone, an airport hotel, and a new runway.


An information desk is available in Terminal A near check-in.

Driving directions

Driving to Dubrovnik Airport from Dubrovnik city centre (or vice versa) is easy. Just take the main motorway in this part of Croatia, the D8, and then follow the signs when approaching either the city or the airport. The journey takes around 25 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

Bus: Public bus company Libertas Dubrovnik (tel: +385 800 1910; www.libertasdubrovnik.hr) operates bus services from Dubrovnik Airport. Not all buses go to Dubrovnik, some go only to Cavtat 5km (3 miles) away, but there are frequent bus departures from there to Dubrovnik. Bus stops are immediately outside the terminals.

Shuttle: Atlas shuttle coaches (tel: +385 20 642 286 www.atlas-croatia.com) depart for Dubrovnik Airport after the arrival of every scheduled incoming flight – and leave from the station in Gruž two hours before every outbound flight – the single fare is Kn40. The journey time to central Dubrovnik is around 30 minutes.

Taxi:Taxis are available on the kerb just outside Terminal Building B. Fares are published at the Taxi Information counter inside the terminal, where you can also find the taxi phone (tel: +385 2064 0100).

Terminal facilities


There are two bureaux de change – one in International Arrivals and one in International Departures – as well as a bank and a post office at Dubrovnik Airport.


Free Wi-Fi access is available in the terminal buildings for passengers, and there are two fixed internet kiosks.


There are cafés selling hot and cold drinks, snacks and light meals in both terminals.


A duty-free shop in the international departures area offers a good range of items including local produce, fashion and perfumes. There is also a newspaper and tobacco shop in the domestic departures area.


A lost and found service is available (tel: +385 2077 3328), as is luggage wrapping.


Other facilities available at Dubrovnik Airport include a tour operator/travel agency and the airport’s award-winning gardens that are worth a wander.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There is a business lounge and a VIP lounge at Dubrovnik Airport.

Disabled facilities

Accessibility facilities and arrangements are very basic but include ramps and lifts for wheelchairs.

Car parking

There is a parking lot with 200 parking places adjacent to the terminal building. Parking is free for the first 15 minutes.

Car rental

Car hire companies represented at Dubrovnik Airport include: Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and Sixt, along with local operators.


There are no hotels at Dubrovnik Airport, the nearest accommodation being in Cavtat, around 5km (3 miles) away.

Hotel Croatia

+385 2047 5555

Located 15 minutes from Dubrovnik Airport, Hotel Croatia offers shuttle bus transfers to the airport. The hotel boasts on-site dining options, a spa and meeting space.

Frankopanska 10, Cavtat, 20210, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Hotel Supetar

+385 2047 9833

Hotel Supetar is located near the beach in the town of Cavtat, a short distance from Dubrovnik Airport. There is an on-site restaurant and spa facilities.

Obala Ante Starčevića, 20210 Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Hotel Epidaurus

+385 5171 0444

Situated near the town of Cavtat, a 15-minute ride from Dubrovnik Airport, the 3-star Smart Selection Epidaurus provides beachfront accommodation. Facilities include a range of leisure activities, a restaurant and a beach bar.

Šetalište Žal 4a, 20210 Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia
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