Dubrovnik Airport Guide (DBV)

Airport info
Code: DBV
Čilipi, Konavle, 20117 Dubrovnik, Croatia

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

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +385
+385 20 773 100.
Timezone: GMT ++01:00

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

A new terminal, which will be the largest in Croatia once operational, is currently under construction, with a predicted annual capacity of 3.5 million passengers.


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 20 773 383; 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 the terminal building. Taxi companies serving the airport include Taxi and Transportation Service Dubrovnik (tel: +385 98 725 769; www.croatianvillas.transfer-booking.com).

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.


Left luggage services are available, as is a lost and found service (tel: +385 20 773 328). A luggage wrapping service is also offered.


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 Epidaurus

+385 51 710 444.

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

Od Zala 1, 20210 Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Hotel Supetar

+385 20 479 833.

Hotel Supertar is located near the beach in the town of Cavtat, a short distance from Dubrovnik Airport. A range of sports activities are available, and there is an on-site restaurant.

Obala Ante Starčevića, 20210 Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Hotel Croatia

+385 20 475 555.

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