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Car Hire from Dubrovnik Airport

Car Hire Dubrovik Airport

Dubrovnik in South Croatia is an area known for its natural beauty and architectural masterpieces with many towers and baroque buildings in and around the city. Dubrovnik’s location 20km north of Dubrovnik Airport results in many choosing to hire a car to make the transfer to the city. Skyscanner can help you get the best car hire deal from Dubrovnik Airport.

Where to hire a car at Dubrovnik Airport

Outside of the arrivals hall you will find the car hire desk of Budget, Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty, Avis and Sixt Car Rental.

Petrol Stations near Dubrovnik Airport

If you hire a car from Dubrovnik Airport with a “full to full” fuel policy you will need to refuel your petrol tank before dropping off the car.

There are a limited number of petrol stations in South Croatia, especially near the airport. The closest petrol station is INA on the D8 which is just after the entrance of the airport if you are driving from Croatia. Instead of exiting the D8 at the airport keep driving and you will find the station in a few minutes.

Driving around Dubrovnik Airport

Dubrovnik Airport is located in the south of Croatia, 20km from Dubrovnik which can be reached via the D8 road. This main road runs along the coast of Croatia connecting you to the north of the country.

Getting to your destination

Here are some of the popular destinations for visitors to South Croatia which can be easily reached from Dubrovnik Airport.


The picture perfect bright orange rood tiles contrast with the grey stone walls and deep blue Adriatic Sea makes Dubrovnik one of the most recognisable places in Europe. As the main tourist destination in Croatia there are lots of things to discover within the walled city.

Driving to Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport is a 21km drive on the D8 coastal road taking approximately 25 minutes.
Parking in Dubrovnik can be almost impossible to find especially in the peak season therefore booking a hotel in Dubrovnik with parking available would be recommended. If you need public parking there is a parking garage on Ilijina Glavica. This is 20,00kn per hour, or 240,00kn for 24 hours and a 10 minute walk from here to the entrance of the Old City.


Founded by the Greeks, the waterfront location of Cavtat offers boat rides, fishing, water sports and relaxing with views of the coast. Cavtat is often overlooked and therefore remains affordable.

Cavtat is a short 10 minute, 6km drive via the S8 and Put od Cavtata.
Parking is available at the bus station in the town and free parking at many of the hotels, however if your hotel is located within the pedestrianised area you will need to park at the bus station.

Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor, between the Kotor Bay and the mountainous backdrop it’s a place of natural beauty and the persevered medieval Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site. An ideal base to vist the nearby villages on Kotor Bay such as Herceg Novi and Perast.

Dubrovnik Airport to Kotor in Montenegro is a 1.5 hour, 71 km drive via the D8, E65 and then the E80. After leaving the D8 you will encounter mountain roads which can be steep and twisty, driving cautiously through this area will be required.
The Old City in Kotor can be accessed at three points with parking available near each one.

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