How to arrive

Hvar is linked with land by ships inside the Split surroundings, and the regular service lines are:

  • Split - Stari Grad
  • Drvenik - Sucuraj
  • Split - Hvar
  • Fast ship line Split-Hvar/Hvar-Split: every day, repeatedly
  • Ferry link Split-Hvar/Hvar-Split: every day
  • Ferry link Split-Stari Grad/Stari Grad-Split: every day, repeatedly
  • Ferry line Drvenk-Sucuraj/Sucuraj-Drvenik
  • Speed ferry link Jelsa-Split/Split-Jelsa: every day, repeatedly

During the summer months the ferry links intensified, and even hydro-ships sail out to the island. The summer ferry schedule is active from May 31st September 28th.
Through its port in Stari Grad, Hvar is linked with the entire coastline (three times a week) with a ferry line Rijeka-Zadar-Split-Stari Grad-Split and with an international ferry line (every day) Pescara-Stari Grad-Split and with an international ferry line (two times a week) Ancona-Stari Grad-Split-Korcula.
Jadrolinija is the main Croatian ship company which holds three main ferry and ship lines in Croatia. Information about the schedules of the ship lines and the ticket prices can be obtained on

The SEM Company sails with its hydro-ships on the line Ancona-Hvar. More regarding the schedule for their ships can be gotten on
The speed ferry lines from Italy to Hvar (and vice versa) are sailed by LARIVIERA LINES ( and SNAV (

By airplane
The Split airport ( is the closest one to Hvar. There is organized transportation on the airport with buses to the Split port every 20 minutes.In the ports Jadrolinija offices ( ask for the regular lines to the island.
If there is no direct flight to Split from the destination you are traveling from, you can arrange your flight through Zagreb ( which has a very good connection with Split.

By car
There are two ferry ports with car admission on Hvar; Stari Grad and Sucuraj. The port of Stari grad has a connection with Split and it is closer, and a ride to JAGODNA(SV. NEDJELJA) takes about 25 minutes, and that road goes cross the beautiful southern side of the island.
Fom Starigrad folowm the sing for JELSA, then ZAVALA, SV. NEDJELJA.
You will pass near to JELSA, then PITVE, tru one long Tunnel, then tru IVAN DOLAC, BOJANIĆ BAD, and then you will see sign JAGODNA, turne left to the see and then first house on the left side off road is PANSION JURE MATIJEVIĆ
The port in Sucuraj has a connection with Drvenik on land and is further away from JAGODNA (SV. NEDJELJA), because it is located on the other side of the island. Nevertheless, this link saves time for the tourists that are travelling from the Dubrovnik, Mostar or Sarajevo direction.

The parking lot is situated right by the Pension Matijević.

The gas stations for cars and ships are located in Jelsa and Vrboska.

Other information : Croatia Auto club