Dubrovnik – Split

There is no train from Dubrovnik to Split. The railway connection in Croatia stopped in Split, although there were once plans for expanding it further to Dubrovnik. As the train culture in Croatia did not grow with time, the plans were cancelled until further notice. 

Currently, the only railway route in South Dalmatia is Ploce – Sarajevo, further connecting cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The final stop in Croatia is Metkovic train station. Therefore, the closest train station to Dubrovnik is Ploce, about 2 hours away. 

However, the easiest and fastest way of travelling this route is taking a bus from Dubrovnik to Split. Tickets start from €13 and there are over 20 daily departures including several night buses. The journey takes approximately 4 hours. Buses depart from the Dubrovnik main bus station located about 4 km from Dubrovnik Old Town. In Split, buses arrive at the main bus station which is located about 5 minutes from the Old Town, right next to the ferry port and train station.

Another option is to travel by catamaran from Dubrovnik to Split. The route is seasonal with two departures per day. Tickets cost around €30. The catamaran drives the following route: Dubrovnik – Sobra on Island Mljet, Korcula old town – Makarska – Bol on Island Brac – Split, the journey takes approximately 5 hours. Dubrovnik ferry port is located about 4 km from the Old Town, next to the main bus station. Split ferry port is located a few minutes from the Old Town, right next to the main bus station and train station.  

Other popular train routes from Split

Split – Zagreb

Split – Sibenik

Split – Pula