Ferry from Dubrovnik to Šipan

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

In Croatia, ferries between Dubrovnik and the island of Šipan are available every day year-round. Find detailed information about ferries to Šipan, including timetables, prices and companies, and plan your ferry trip across Croatia easily and quickly!

Ferry schedules from Dubrovnik to Šipanska Luka (Šipan)

Dubrovnik Šipanska Luka (Šipan) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 14:30 Last trip: 19:10 Average duration: 45m Price range: 3.85 € - 5.71 €
Šipanska Luka (Šipan) Dubrovnik Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 06:35 Last trip: 15:35 Average duration: 45m Price range: 3.85 € - 5.71 €
Ferry companies TP LINE

Is there a ferry from Dubrovnik to Šipan?

Yes, the Dubrovnik - Šipan ferry route is in operation on a daily basis all year long. Ferry connections to the port of Šipanska Luka on the island of Šipan are direct and operated by the company TP-Line.

What’s the ferry schedule from Dubrovnik to Šipan?

There is normally 1 daily ferry from Dubrovnik to Šipanska Luka. During the off-season months, the ferry to Šipan departs at around 14:30, while the scheduled departure time during high season is at 19:10.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Dubrovnik to Šipan?

There are Dubrovnik - Šipanska Luka ferry tickets only for foot passengers, with prices starting at around €3-€6. The final cost may vary depending on seasonality, as well as available discounts and offers.


On Ferryhopper, you can browse and compare all available offers for the Dubrovnik - Šipan ferry route. Book your ferry tickets at the lowest prices on Ferryhopper and make the most of your trip across Croatia.


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

Note: toddlers up to the age of 1 are not issued a ticket on the ferry route from Dubrovnik to the island of Šipan.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Dubrovnik to Šipan?

The ferry trip from Dubrovnik to Šipanska Luka, Croatia, lasts about 45 min.

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

Yes, the route from Dubrovnik to Šipan is operated by high-speed catamarans which make the crossing in just 45 min.

What’s the distance between Dubrovnik and Šipan?

The distance between Dubrovnik and Šipan is around 12 nautical miles (22 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Šipan from Dubrovnik

Take a look at some useful tips for your ferry trip to Šipan:

  • Ferries from Dubrovnik arrive at Šipanska Luka, the main port of Šipan. The other port on the island is the one in Suđurađ.
  • In the busy summer months, we recommend you arrive at the port of Dubrovnik at least 1 hr before your departure to avoid delays and potential overcrowding.
  • From Dubrovnik, you can go island hopping in the Adriatic Sea and explore the beautiful islands of Croatia. Take a look at our interactive Map of ferries and see what other destinations you can travel to by ferry from Dubrovnik.

Where to take the ferry from Dubrovnik to Šipan

Ferries to Šipan depart regularly from the seaport of Dubrovnik in Croatia. The ferry port is located in the Gruž suburb and is within walking distance of Dubrovnik’s historic center (around 30 min on foot).

You can also reach the port of Dubrovnik by car or bus, with the nearest bus station being a 7-min walk from the port.

There, you can find several visitor amenities, including an ATM and a parking lot, which might come in handy, as you cannot bring along your vehicle on the ferry to Šipan.

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

As ferries traveling from Dubrovnik to Šipanska Luka are catamarans, the transportation of motor vehicles is not possible.

If you want to bring your car to Šipan, the only option is to get on the Jadrolinija ferry to Suđurađ.

Ferry luggage

When traveling with the ferries of TP-Line, you can carry 1 piece of luggage weighing up to 20 kg.


As the estimated trip duration to the island of Šipan is just 45 min, there are no cabins on the ferries from Dubrovnik.

Pet travel 

On the TP-Line ferries traveling to Šipan from Dubrovnik, small pets must travel in a pet carrier or cage. Medium-sized and large-sized pets, on the other hand, should wear a muzzle and be on a leash.

Make sure to book your pet tickets in advance. Additionally, the maximum weight of the bag with a pet should be up to 8 kg, with maximum dimensions of 45x35x25 cm.

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