Situated in Gruz bay, the working class area of Dubrovnik, the ferry port and cruise terminal is on about three kilometres distance from the Old City of Dubrovnik.
Car Ferries to and from Bari, Italy arrive and depart from this spot. For time being, this is the only direct international overnight crossing from Dubrovnik and south Croatia. From here, you can cross to Bari, Italy, and get other ferries further to Greece, Albania, and beyond.
The alternative international ferry crossings ports are in Bar, Montenegro, Hvar Island, Ploce and Split on the mainland.
This is also the place from which other ferries cross to and from the local islands and Split (see detail list and schedules on croatiaferries.com website).
The easiest way to reach the port is by local bus or taxi. If you are driving, see parking info below.
Luggage Storage in Dubrovnik Ferry Port
Left luggage office that offers left luggage facilities in Dubrovnik ferry port is situated right in the very centre of the ferry and cruise port complex next to local Jadrolinija ferry office (above photo). Left luggage facilities offered here are from 1 hour to 24 hrs and more.
UPDATE: This luggage storage office is now closed until further notice!
It is operated by ‘Travel Corner’, a local travel agent that stores and look after your luggage if you decide to visit the Old City for a few hours or if you are waiting for connecting transport further away.
Prices range from 1.5 Euro for 2 hours storage to 5.5 Euro for 24 hrs storage (see below photo)
Parking in Dubrovnik ferry port
If you are picking up or dropping off at the ferry terminal then there are parking bays directly outside the terminal for this purpose. If you are not taking your car on the ferry, then there is a long stay car park at the terminal.
- Car – 15 HRK per hour or 200 HRK per day
- Motorhome and Caravan – 15 HRK per hour or 200 HRK per day
- Bus – 60 HRK per hour or 400 HRK per day
- Motorcycles & Bicycles – free of charge
The car park is open 24 hours a day and is just minutes’ walk from the main ferry terminal, local grocery shop and the main bus station.
Free Wi-Fi is available in local cafes as well as at the nearby main bus terminal. You can use the Wi-Fi service to go online for free anywhere in the vicinity.
The network covers a large surrounding area near the ticket office. Free WIFI is provided by the local bus company, the Libertas buses.
How to get from Dubrovnik airport to ferry port
There are a regular bus service and airport shuttle between the ferry port and the Dubrovnik airport which is about 20 kilometers away from here. The price for an airport shuttle one-way ticket is 40 HRK (about 5 Euro).
The alternative is to take or pre-book a taxi from the Airport which will cost you about 30 Euro one way.
To get to the airport by taxi, pick up a taxi right there, on the edge of the port complex, where the line of parked taxi cars is waiting for punters for most of the day.
The alternative is to get a Uber from the airport or from the ferry port.
Hotels near Dubrovnik ferry port – Where to stay
There are plenty of accommodation options near the ferry terminal. The nearest hotel is Hotel Petka which overlooks the port. Other nearby private accommodations I can recommend include Hostel Sol, Gravosa Studios and Apartment Tonka.
These nearby hotels are situated very close to the port and local transport, offering lovely sea views. If you can’t get in any of these, check on the map other nearby hotels.
The only downside is potential noise from the passing by traffic which is difficult to avoid if you are staying in a busy place as Dubrovnik’s ferry port.
You will see this map of Dubrovnik ferry port and surroundings, issued by Dubrovnik Port Authority (Lucka Uprava Dubrovnik), displayed on several points around the port. There is a handy “you are here” arrow which makes it almost impossible to get lost.