Travel and Transport to Mljet

FerryThere are daily ferry and boat connections with Dubrovnik, while ferries also travel on the route Prapatno (Peljesac peninsula) to Sobra, significantly shortening the travel time to the island of Mljet.

During the summer months, numerous tourist and excursion boats arrive to the area of the Mljet National Park (at the harbours of Polace and Pomena) from Dubrovnik, Split, Brac, Hvar, Korcula, Makarska and the Peljesac peninsula.

 

The main port on the Island is Sobra, located on the island's eastern end which is connected by ferry to Dubrovnik and Korcula on Jadrolinija's coastal line (update: this line is discontinued for 2015 and there are indication it will be reintroduced in 2017) .

Also, there is a daily car ferry from Dubrovnik to Sobra. From Sobra, buses take you to Pomena and Polace.

There is also a passenger boat, the Nona Ana, between Dubrovnik and Polace that leaves in the morning and returns in the afternoon. It runs daily in summer and Wednesday, Friday and Sunday in the off season.

Numerous companies run day tours of Mljet from either Dubrovnik or from Korcula.

Map of Ferries to Mljet

Mljet ferry Map

Click on above map to enlarge Mljet island ferry map

Airports nearest to Mljet:

The nearest airport to Mljet Island is Dubrovnik Airport which is on about 1 hour and 15 minutes drive from Prapratno, the nearest point on Croatian mainland from where car ferries to Mljet depart several times a day..

 

There is now regular bus shuttle service from Dubrovnik airport to Prapratno ferry port and back.

 

There is a wide selection of flights to Dubrovnik from numerous detinations in April to October period. See info about getting to Dubrovnik if you plan to come to Mljet that way.

 

Split Airport can also be used to reach the island, as there are convenient daily ferry services from Split via Hvar and Korcula to Mljet (see above ferry section)

If you are coming to Mljet from Bosnia & Herzegovina (Sarajevo, Mostar..) see this info that can be of use for reaching the islands.