Prices in Dubrovnik: how much money you need in 2021 – Travel Budget
38.6 € is the minimum budget for a day in Dubrovnik . This is enough for a good budget hostel, two trips by public transport and food (the amount equal to two dinners in inexpensive cafes). In summer, because of the increase in the price of housing budget will be at least 45.6 €.
This budget doesn’t include airfare and insurance. A round trip ticket from Moscow can be found for 15-16 thousand rubles. You can choose insurance at the services of Cherehapa or Sravni.ru; the prices range from 1 € per day.
Current exchange rate of Croatian kuna: 10 HRK = 1.3 EUR = 80.7 RUB. It’s not a problem to change EURO, but you must take into account that exchange offices often charge commission, and the rate at the banks is not so favorable. It’s better to change money before the trip or withdraw it from the card.
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Is Croatia open now?
Conditions for entry into Croatia:
- Russians can enter Croatia for tourism purposes from April 2021;
- This is confirmed by the point 8 exceptions in the official rules of entry: “Exceptions to the above-mentioned necessary travel are the following categories: persons who travel for tourist reasons and have a certificate of paid accommodation in a hotel, camp, private renter or rented vessel or other form of tourist accommodation”.
- Tourists from Russia can enter Croatia with proof of residency by fulfilling one of the conditions: 1) PCR test no older than 48 hours, 2) Certificate of vaccination received 2 weeks before entry or earlier, 3) Confirmation of past illness, 4) Testing on arrival with isolation until results; .
How much does it cost to get from Dubrovnik airport?
There are the following ways to get from the airport to Dubrovnik:
Will take you to the city in about half an hour. The timetable of the shuttle is made taking into account the flights. The ticket price is 40 kuna (5.3 €) one way and 70 kuna (9.3 €) round trip.
- Libertas city buses (numbers 11,27, 31 and 38) take longer but are cheaper. One way is 28 kuna (3.7€).
- A cab to Dubrovnik will cost on average 250 kuna (33.2€).
- Ordering a seat on a KiwiTaxi shuttle bus will cost 23€ per person and an individual transfer (KiwiTaxi or Intui.Travel) will cost from 38€.
How to get around the city?
How much does public transportation cost?
Public transportation in Dubrovnik is by bus. The cost of a trip in the city is 15 kuna (2.0 €). The most useful lines are lines 1,7 and 8 as they connect the Old Town and the bus station.
How much does a cab cost?
Cab prices in Dubrovnik can vary depending on the company, plus cab drivers overcharge in tourist spots. A boarding on average costs 25 kuna (3.3€), and a kilometer of travel is about 8 kuna (1.1€). There is a surcharge on holidays and weekends. The minimum Uber fare in Dubrovnik is 9 kuna (1.2€) per ride and 5 kuna (0.7€) per kilometer.
How much does it cost for gas and parking?
A liter of gasoline 92 in Dubrovnik costs on average 10 kuna (1.3 €). Parking conditions depend on its zone and the time of year. In Zone 0 (closest to the Old Town) parking is charged around the clock and an hour of parking costs 40 kuna (5.3 €) from May to October, and half that at other times. In Zone 2, adjacent to the center, parking costs the same 40 kuna (5.3€) per hour in the summer season, and four times less in the off-season. In other zones the charge per hour is 10 kuna (1.3€) in the season and 5 kuna (0.7€) in the off-season.
How much does the accommodation in Dubrovnik cost?
Hotels: Prices for double occupancy in guesthouses in the city start at 45 €. Hotel rooms cost at least 90 € but you’ll have to book in advance, otherwise, starting at 100 € (e.g. Hotel Sumratin). Off-season, prices fall by half.
Hostels: You can find hostels in the areas around the city center for €20 in the summer and from €38 in the Old Town (e.g. City Walls Hostel). From October to April prices are lower and a place in a shared room can be found from 13€.
AirBnb: Prices for apartments and rooms also depend on the season and location. Apartments in the summer will cost 70-90€ within the city limits, and options closer to the Old Town start at 100€. A room will cost you €45-60. The price goes down by at least a third in winter.
Thus, a good budget accommodation in Dubrovnik will cost you 15-25 € per night per person.
How much for mobile telephone?
Tele2 (10GB for 99 HRK / 13.3 €) and Bonbon (6GB for 55 HRK / 7.4 €) have the best offer for mobile Internet in Croatia.
How much does it cost to eat in restaurants?
- Lunch at an inexpensive cafe: 80 kuna (10.6 €) per. Barba, for example.
- fast food:
- Burger 20 kuna (2.7 €). For example, Preša
- slice of pizza 15 kuna (2,0€)
- A cup of cappuccino 15 kuna (2.0€). For example, Soul caffe
- A glass of beer 25 kuna (3.3€).
How much are the groceries in the supermarket?
Prices in Dubrovnik for groceries are a third higher than in Moscow. You can save a little money on fruits, vegetables and seafood by going shopping at the market, for example at Gruž market.
How much does entertainment cost?
In Dubrovnik group excursions through the Old Town will cost 90 kuna (12,0€). Participation in excursions based on “Game of Thrones” and “Star Wars” will cost more – about 150 kuna (19.9 €). Russian-language tours can be found on Tripster and Sputnik8.
A cable car ride is available for 85 kuna (11.3 €) one way, or 140 kuna (18.6 €) round trip. Prices for boat ranges from 90 to 120 kuna (€12.0-16.0).
The DubrovnikCard includes admission to 9 sights as well as public transportation. The card costs 190 kuna (25.3€) for one day, 250 kuna (33.2€) for three days, 350 (46.5€) for seven days. If you buy it online you get a 10% discount.
How much do souvenirs cost?
Most souvenir shops are concentrated in the Old Town around Stradun Street. Prices are about the following:
- Basic souvenirs: postcard 1€, magnet 4€, t-shirt 10€.
- Special souvenirs: bottle of wine from 7 €, bookmark with Konaval ligature from 2 €, tie from 6 €.
An entrance ticket to the Dubrovnik fortress walls costs 150 kuna (19.9 €). Admission to the main Dubrovnik museums costs about 80 kuna (10.6€), and to religious sites about 30 kuna (4.0€).
How much more expensive is Dubrovnik compared to Moscow?
Prices for holidays in Dubrovnik depend on the season, but in general they are slightly higher than in Moscow. Prices in cafes and restaurants are about the same as in Moscow, in supermarkets – a third more expensive. In Dubrovnik parking, cabs and public transport are considerably more expensive. Read more on numbeo.com.
When to come to Dubrovnik?
Dubrovnik is worth a day trip for its Old Town. However, you should not do it from May to September. First of all, because of the number of tourists on the streets of the Old Town – there are traffic jams and you will not be able to walk around. Secondly, the prices in the tourism sector go up significantly.
Excellent for a trip in February. On the 3rd of February is the day of St.Blasius, the patron of the city. The joint February-March usually coincides with the carnival celebrations.