Dubrovnik Airport, Croatia (DBV)

Last updated:
October 7, 2022

General information

Dubrovnik Airport, also referred to as Čilipi Airport, is the international airport of Dubrovnik, Croatia. The airport is located approximately 15.5 km (9.5 mi) from Dubrovnik city centre, near Čilipi. It was the third-busiest airport in Croatia in 2019 after Zagreb Airport and Split Airport in terms of passenger throughput. It also has the country's longest runway, allowing it to accommodate heavy long-haul aircraft. The airport is a major destination for leisure flights during the European summer holiday season.

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Is Dubrovnik Airport small?

Dubrovnik International Airport is the second largest airport in Croatia after Zagreb International Airport. It is located 15.5 km away from Dubrovnik city centre, near Čilipi and was opened in 1962. It has a single runway (12/30), which is 3,300m in length and paved with asphalt and concrete.

How far is Dubrovnik Airport from Old Town?

Distance from Dubrovnik Airport to Dubrovnik Old Town is 21 KM (13 miles) and duration of a car ride is around 30 minutes.

Airport map

Map of Dubrovnik Airport. Source: Airport dubrovnik.hr.


Flight information

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Services and facilities

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Cash machines (ATMs)
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Family zones
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Phone booths
Shopping areas
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TV lounges
Emergency services
Reading areas
Self bag drop services
Public transport
Tax refund
Smoking areas
Auto check-in services

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Most common questions

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How much is a taxi from Dubrovnik Airport to the city Centre?

Both regular taxi drivers and corporate owned taxis offer transportation to the centre of Dubrovnik at fixed rates. The typical fare for a 4 passenger vehicle is 30€ at most.

How early do I need to be at Dubrovnik airport?

All the passengers should be checked in at least two hours before the flight at Dubrovnik Airport. Check-in counters close 40 minutes before the flight.

How long is the ferry ride from Dubrovnik to Split?

Journey time is between 4 hours 20 minutes and 5 hours 55 minutes depending on the route. Ticket prices for foot passangers range from 230 Kn to 280 Kn.

Do you need a car in Dubrovnik?

If you are staying in Dubrovnik, Zagreb, or Split, there isn't a need to rent a car. Parking is not only costly but hard to get, and with everything being accessible by foot, bus, or taxi, there's no advantage to having one.

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