Ferry from Dubrovnik to Polače (Mljet)

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

How about catching a ferry from Dubrovnik to Polače, Mljet, in Croatia? Find out detailed information about ferries to the port of Polače, including timetables and prices, and plan your ferry trip to the greenest Croatian island easily and quickly!

Ferry schedules from Dubrovnik to Polače (Mljet)

Dubrovnik Polače (Mljet) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:00 Last trip: 09:15 Average duration: 1h 40m Price range: 10.35 € - 10.35 €
Polače (Mljet) Dubrovnik Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 16:55 Last trip: 16:55 Average duration: 1h 40m Price range: 10.35 € - 10.35 €
Ferry companies TP LINE

Is there a ferry from Dubrovnik to Polače (Mljet)?

Yes, the Dubrovnik - Polače (Mljet) ferry route is in operation daily from June to September. Ferry connections to the Croatian island of Mljet are direct and operated by the company TP-Line.

Tip: as ferry timetables are seasonal and may be subject to change, you can find all departures for Polače in real time on Ferryhopper and book your ferry tickets online!

What’s the ferry schedule from Dubrovnik to Polače?

There is 1 daily ferry from Dubrovnik to Polače from June to September.

Most ferries depart for Polače, Mljet, at 09:15 in the morning, arriving at 10:55. Depending on the day of the week, you can also find ferries departing at 08:00 instead, arriving at the port of Polače at 09:40.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Dubrovnik to Polače (Mljet)?

Standard tickets for the Dubrovnik - Polače ferry route cost around €10. The cost is usually fixed, except for passenger categories that are entitled to reduced fares.


On Ferryhopper, you can find and compare all available offers for the Dubrovnik - Polače ferry route. Find the one that suits you best and plan your ferry trip at the lowest prices on Ferryhopper step-by-step.


The passenger categories that are primarily entitled to discount tickets when traveling from Dubrovnik to Polače by ferry are toddlers (up to 3 years old) and children (up to 12 years old). 

Note: bear in mind that toddlers up to the age of 1 are not issued a ticket on the ferry route from the port of Dubrovnik to that of Polače.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Dubrovnik to Polače?

Ferries from Dubrovnik to Polače, Mljet, make the crossing in 1 hr 40 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Dubrovnik to Polače?

Yes, the route from Dubrovnik to Polače is operated by fast catamarans that arrive at the island of Mljet in around 1.5 hr.

What’s the distance between Dubrovnik and Polače?

The direct distance between the ports of Dubrovnik and Polače is around 33 nautical miles (approximately 61 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Polače from Dubrovnik

Here, you can find a few useful tips for your ferry trip to Polače:

  • As Dubrovnik is a busy port, make sure to arrive well in advance, especially in the high season and on weekends.
  • Polače is one of 3 Mljet’s ferry ports, the other two being Sobra and Pomena. Through the island's different ports, you can find additional ferry routes across Croatia. Check out our interactive Map of ferries for more holiday ideas!
  • Apart from the Dubrovnik - Polače ferry route, you can also catch a ferry from Dubrovnik to Pomena as well as from Dubrovnik to Sobra.
  • Planning a day trip to Mljet? Check out our blog post day trip from Dubrovnik to Mljet in Croatia for a more detailed itinerary and things to do on the island.

Where to take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Polače

Ferries to Polače depart regularly from the seaport of Dubrovnik in mainland Croatia. The ferry port, specifically, is found in the Gruž suburb and is in proximity to Dubrovnik’s historic center (around 30 min on foot).

Alternatively, you can also reach the port of Dubrovnik by car or public transport (bus), with the nearest bus station being a 7-min walk from the port.

Once you get there, you can find several traveler amenities, including an ATM and parking lot, which might come in handy, as you cannot bring along your vehicle on the ferry to Polače.

Can I travel on the ferry from Dubrovnik to Polače with a car?

Only foot passengers are allowed on the ferries traveling from Dubrovnik to Polače. The transport of bikes, however, is allowed.

Ferry luggage

On the ferries of TP-Line, you can bring along one item of luggage weighing up to 20 kg.


There are no cabins on the ferries to Polače, as the duration of the trip from Dubrovnik is only 1 hr 40 min.

Pet travel 

With TP-Line, small pets must travel in a pet carrier or cage on the ferry to Mljet. Medium-sized and large-sized pets, on the other hand, must wear a muzzle and be on a leash.

Tip: the maximum weight of the carrier with a pet should be up to 8 kg, with maximum dimensions of 45x35x25 cm.

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