Getting to Mljet is pretty easy from Dubrovnik – as you’ll see below, there are a number of catamaran options including some services that operate year round. There are also services from Split, plus connections to the island of Korcula as well.
If you’re travelling to Mljet with a car, there is a ferry connection from Prapratno on the mainland.
Getting to Mljet from Dubrovnik
By catamaran (foot passengers only)
- Dubrovnik to Sobra and Polace: There’s a year-round daily catamaran service, run by G & V Line, from Dubrovnik to Sobra and Polace on the island of Mljet. Journey time is about an hour, and some boats sail via the island of Sipan. In July and August some services also sail on from Mljet to the island of Korcula. In the winter months, this catamaran only sails to Sobra.
- Dubrovnik to Sobra: Kapetan Luka have a catamaran service from Dubrovnik to Sobra that then sails to Korcula, Makarska, Bol on Brac and Split. This runs daily from mid June to mid September.
- Dubrovnik to Pomena: Kapetan Luka have a catamaran service that runs from Dubrovnik to Pomena, travelling on to Korcula, Hvar Town and Milna on Brac. This service runs from end of April to the end of October, daily from the end of May to mid October.
You can book the Kapetan Luka catamarans using the search box below:
Catamarans from Split
The above mentioned Kapetan Luka catamarans can be used to travel from Split to Sobra or Pomena. You can likewise also use them to travel from Brac (Bol or Milna), Hvar Town, Makarska.
Catamarans from Korcula
Kapetan Luka have two catamarans that can be used to sail from Korcula to Mljet. One sails daily from mid-June to mid-September, the other from the end of April to the end of October (daily only from the end of May to mid October).
The G & V Line catamaran can be used to sail from Korcula to Mljet (July & August only).
Getting to Mljet by Car Ferry
- Peljesac Peninsula (Prapratno) to Sobra: Jadrolinija have a car ferry service from Prapratno on the mainland to Sobra; this ferry runs several times a day and has a journey time of 45 minutes. This is the only option available for reaching the island of Mljet if you have your own car.
Excursions to Mljet
The island of Mljet is easy to reach on a day trip from Dubrovnik or Korcula.
Getting Around on Mljet
Buses on Mljet will take you around the island. There’s a bus that goes from Sobra to Pomena (via Polace and Goverdjari) on the west of the island, and another from Sobra to Saplunara (via Prozura and Korita) on the east of the island. These routes aren’t all that frequent so enquire locally upon arrival for bus schedules.
Taxis also exist on Mljet to take you where you’re going.