Dubrovnik is a glittering jewel in the Adriatic Sea.
Approximate flight time: 3 hours (total distance 1152 miles)
No of flights per week: 5
Airlines that fly direct: Jet2.com & TUI
No. of Airports in Dubrovnik: Dubrovnik
Seasons: High = May - July; Low = November - March
Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK)
Departing from Birmingham Airport
Fly to Dubrovnik from Birmingham Airport for a seamless journey. With a fantastic selection of shops, restaurants and places to rest, as well as excellent service, you’ll enjoy your time at the airport before you fly. Why not treat yourself and book into one of our five airport lounges? Receive complimentary food and drinks, unlimited WiFi and great runway views before take-off.
Birmingham airport is easily accessible from wherever you are in the UK – it has great transport links and a central location. You will find bus services running directly to the airport or to Birmingham International Airport train station. There is a free and frequent Air-Rail link from the station which takes you to the terminal in just two minutes.
If you’re driving to the airport, you’ll find a choice of 7 car parks, which are all easily reachable from the terminal by foot or via the free courtesy shuttle bus. Book a parking space online in advance and save up to 70%.
If you’d like to get something to eat whilst you’re waiting to board your flight, we’ve got some great cafés, bars and restaurants for you to choose from. Celebrate your holiday with an alcoholic beverage and a bite to eat from Wetherspoon, All Bar One or Frankie & Benny’s. There are plenty of coffee shops and, if you’d like to grab something to take on board with you, you can’t go wrong with a Boots meal deal.
Once you’ve eaten, have a look round the shops, there’s plenty to choose from. Don’t miss the deals at World Duty Free – with discounts on everything from liquor to confectionary, you’ll want to stock up. Dixons Travel has all your last-minute travel electricals and you can even have a beauty treatment at Aerospa. Head to Rituals for an extensive collection of luxurious yet affordable products for body and home.
Arriving at Dubrovnik Airport
Dubrovnik Airport, also referred to as Čilipi Airport, is the international airport of Dubrovnik, Croatia. The airport is located approximately 15 km from Dubrovnik city centre.
One of the easiest ways to travel to Dubrovnik city centre is via the airport shuttle bus, which departs shortly after every schedules flight. The bus will take you to Pile, the main bus station in Dubrovnik and will cost 5kn.
Public buses can take you to destinations across Croatia. The bus from Dubrovnik Airport to the city centre takes around 30 minutes and you can buy tickets online beforehand or buy onboard.
A taxi stand is located next to the Terminal building ‘B’, alternatively you can hire a car. Pre-book your transfer with HolidayTaxis and avoid the queues when you arrive.
What to expect in Dubrovnik
A sparkling jewel in the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik is otherworldly. The main draw is the charming pedestrian-only Old Town, packed with aristocratic architecture and elegant ornate churches, as well as many shops and restaurants. Coupled with beaches, pristine sea and top-notch food, Dubrovnik is an irresistible holiday destination.
The official language in Dubrovnik is Croatian but English is widely spoken.
Dubrovnik has a hot, humid, moderately dry summers and mildly cold, wet winters. In the summer months, temperatures generally reache a high of 28 °C.
Culture in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik has rich cultural, sport and artistic life. It has its own theatre and symphony orchestra, cinemas and various art galleries.
Wander the narrow streets of the Old Town, where houses line the narrow streets and sunlit squares. Visit the churches, palaces and museums, as well as the markets, bazaars, cafés and restaurants.
Take a walk around the remarkable city walls, the finest in the world and the city's main claim to fame. From the top, the view over the old town and the shimmering Adriatic is sublime. It takes approximately two hours to walk the entire loop around the city.
If you are visiting in winter, you might catch some of the city’s festivals. The Feast of St. Blaise Festival is held annually on 3rd February and Dubrovnik Carnival is also in February.
With a pleasing mix of locally sourced and contemporary cuisine, Dubrovnik is the foodie pearl of the Dalmatian coast. Don’t leave without trying its most famous dessert rožata. Similar to crème brûlée in texture, this pudding has a secret ingredient – homemade rose liqueur. Rum is often added to give it a kick.