Car hire at Dubrovnik Airport
What I need to know
You'll find a huge number of car hire providers at Dubrovnik Airport, giving you fantastic choice when it comes to vehicle type and price. With so many companies operating there, it can be hard to find the best deal. However, using our site to compare car hire at Dubrovnik Airport makes it much simpler and you'll benefit from 24/7 customer support.
Where to pick up my car
All of the car hire companies at Dubrovnik Airport can be found in the arrivals terminal. Simply collect your luggage once you're off your flight, locate the company you booked with and you'll soon be on your way. This means you can start your holiday in Dubrovnik as soon as you arrive, without having to wait for airport transfers.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Once you have your car, follow the coastal road with stunning views of the Adriatic into the ancient city. While many of the more winding areas of Dubrovnik are best explored on foot, car hire allows you to take in much more of the area and fit more activities into your time in this stunning country.
Nearby Dubrovnik Airport
With the city being just 30 minutes from Dubrovnik Airport, it won't be long until you can start exploring it. Start by taking a walk along the city walls to enjoy fantastic views and plenty of photo opportunities.
Alternatively, drive to Old Town and hop on a boat for a 15-minute journey to the stunning island of Lokrum. The island features a stunning forest and is a popular place to head for a swim in crystal waters.
If you fancy a fantastic day trip, is is worth driving two and a half hours to the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Here you'll find imposing medieval towers the most famous bridge in the Balkans and views that look like something out of a fairytale. There's also plenty of opportunities to pick up souvenirs, especially if you head to Kujundziluk, known as gold alley.
Eating and drinking
When it comes to food in Dubrovnik, you'll find a lot to satisfy your hunger. With meals heavily influenced by Italian cuisine, there is a lot of fresh fish and seafood on the menu, as well as local produce. Other famous dishes include Dalmatian ham and Dalmatian pasticada. With dozens of restaurants throughout the city, you'll be spoilt for choice.
Things to do
There is so much to do in Dubrovnik beyond relaxing on a beach or shopping, including visiting the Dominican Monastery and Museum. Not only is the monastery worth visiting for its stunning architecture, you'll also get to see a very impressive art collection, including pieces dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries. You may also want to get away from the hustle and bustle by taking a walk in Park Gradac.
There is no shortage of sightseeing opportunities throughout the city, in fact, you'll probably struggle to fit everything in. Some highlights that should be on your list include the 15th-century Rector's Palace, the Cathedral of the Assumption and Sponza Palace.