Dubrovnik Airport

Daily Car Hire Rates in Dubrovnik Airport

  • Mini

    Volkswagen Up
    4 |
    1 |
    3 |
    From € 6.03
  • Economy

    Volkswagen Polo
    5 |
    2 |
    5 |
    From € 6.76
  • Compact

    Volkswagen Golf
    5 |
    3 |
    5 |
    From € 7.52
  • Standard

    Citroen C-Elysee
    5 |
    4 |
    4 |
    From € 10.43
  • Suv

    Renault Captur
    5 |
    2 |
    5 |
    From € 11.34

*daily rates in Dubrovnik Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Dubrovnik Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Dubrovnik Airport is called Cilipi Airport.
  • It’s located 9 miles from the city centre.
  • The airport is the second largest in the country.
  • 1.4 million passengers passed through its gates last year.
  • The airport has plans to triple its capacity in response to growing tourist demand.

Dubrovnik Airport Mini Guide

Tell me About the Airport
Dubrovnik Airport is an international airport in Croatia. It is situated 15.5 km from the city of Dubrovnik and 3 km from the popular resort of Cavtat. Sometimes the airport is known as Cilipi Airport and it is the 3rd busiest in Croatia.

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How can I get There?
In the summer, Dubrovnik Airport becomes extremely busy with the addition of seasonal flights operated by charter and budget airlines. From there you can get to most major cities in Europe and there are many flights especially into Scandinavia and the UK. From November to March the flights are limited to a few cities in Europe and Russia and domestic flights within Croatia.

What if I Want to go to the City?
Atlas Bus will take you into the city of Dubrovnik in 30-40 minutes. They meet every flight that arrives at the airport and it terminates at Pile Main Bus Station in the city.  Libertas operate a bus service around the area too, although it is not so frequent, but good for exploring the area. Most of the hotels operate a shuttle bus service, so it is worth checking! Driving there is easy – just take the E65 road, you can be in Cavtat in 10 minutes or Dubrovnik in 30 minutes.

What’s at the Airport for me?
For all your money needs, there is a branch of OTP Bank and a currency exchange desk. You will also find an ATM there. If you want to relax at the airport, there is a business lounge available for a small charge. Car hire desks are located after arrivals, should you have booked a Rhino hire car.
Can I eat There?
You can choose from a selection of hot and cold food from the three coffee shops and snack bars in the terminal.

Are There any Shops?
If you want to buy a newspaper or sweet treat, there is a newsagent/tobacconist shop. There is a duty free shop in departures where you can browse the special offers and buy any last minute gifts.

What can I see Nearby?
If you have spare time, take a stroll in the airport gardens – they won a tourism award. Dubrovnik Airport must be the only airport in the world with its own pre-historic cave! It dates back to the Bronze Age, is 199m long and here you can see stalagmites and stalactites.

dubrovnik hotel excelsior

Where can I Stay Near the Airport?
Hotel Excelsior is a 5 star seafront hotel, just five minutes walk from Dubrovnik’s old city. It has four restaurants serving a mix of international and Dalmatian cuisine. You can relax in the Comfort Zone, a spa and wellness area that features swimming pools and a private beach. The 158 rooms have modern facilities and free Wi-Fi. Nearer to the airport, you can stay at Hotel Croatia in Cavtat. It is a 5 star hotel with 487 rooms overlooking the Adriatic and the old town of Cavtat. There are several restaurants to choose from, including a steakhouse. The hotel has 2 swimming pools and private beaches for you to relax. Other facilities include a spa and fitness centre. The hotel has free Wi-Fi access. It is 5 km to the airport and ideal for discovering the Dalmatian Coast.

Latest Update from Dubrovnik Airport:

21/02/17 – Dubrovnik Airport Development Project is now well underway. The project comprises a reconstruction of the runway and the terminal building. 

21/05/12 - The new 36,500m2 terminal is nearly finished which will more than double the airport's capacity. Work has already begun on the next phase, adding more capacity, whilst plans are under consideration for a new runway.

Driving in Dubrovnik Airport - Need to know



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    HRK  9.60/Ltr

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