How to arrive in Hvar
Thanks to its geographic position, Hvar can be easily reached by sea; a growing demand for quick connections, especially by those arriving on the island from abroad, resulted in new and more frequent connections, especially from Italy which is particularly close and in favorable position.
For those who arrive by car/motorbike along the croatian coast from the north, there are everyday lines from Split to Stari Grad port (island of Hvar) with comfortable ferry-boats. In Split you can also take a quick speedboat which arrives directly at Hvar port (everyday connection).
If you arrive from the Central Italy there is a very convenient daily maritime connection from Ancona to Split and further with ferry lines from Split to Hvar or directly from Ancona to the island of Hvar (Stari Grad).
As an alternative to these connection it is possible to arrive to Split from Italy and other European countries by plane and than to Hvar by local ferry lines.
As to the as timetables, costs and frequency of these connections we recommend you to visit the following links of the companies that carry out these services:
NEW CROATIAN MOTORWAYS
You can find every kind of information on local boats and ferry lines with shore (Split-Hvar) and sorrounding islands on the site:
– www.jadrolinija.hr or phone +385 21 338-333.
International and coast lines:
Besides the local lines there are also coast and international ferry boat connections with the island of Hvar.
International lines Croatia-Italy:
Ancona-Split-Hvar (Stari Grad), directly for the island of Hvar;
As far as lines 2), 3) and 4) are concerned, it is possible to reach Hvar with local ferry lines from Split. For any further information on the most frequent international lines visit the following sites: BLU LINE Ancona – Agenzia Mauro www.marittimamauro.it ;
The coast line for the island of Hvar (Stari Grad) connect the following places: Rijeka-Zadar-Split-Stari Grad (Hvar) – Korcula – Sobra (Mljet) – Dubrovnik. For any information contact
Speedboat line Italy-Croatia
During summer season, besides ferry boat lines there are several fast connections by speedboats such as:
Split International airport is connected by major airline companies. The most frequent connections are provided by national airline company Croatia Airlines (www.croatiaairlines.hr)