New ship Krilo Express for daily passenger only service Korcula Hvar Split

02.03.06 – Company that runs catamaran/ passenger only ferry service Korcula-Hvar-Split announced it’s recent acquisition of new fast ship.

The ship, built in France, was bought recently in Singapore for sole purpouse to serve this route.

This speedy ship is much faster and larger then catamarans “Krila” and “Mala Lara” that are currently sailing on this route.

The new ship called “Krilo Express” is 36.5 m long and 7.8 meters wide. This fast ship can carry up to 270 passengers at the speed of 32 knots.

We have recently been informed by the company that owns the ship, that it will begin it’s saling at the end of March 2006 instead of catamaran “Krilo”, which is currenlty serving this route.

Related links:
Fast passenger only ferry service Korcula- Hvar – Split Timetable

UPDATE: Latest news about this ferry line

62 Responses to “New ship Krilo Express for daily passenger only service Korcula Hvar Split”

  • dl on April 21st, 2006 10:11 am

    dear sir,

    we are planning to travel to split/hvar/korcula between the period 22/4/06-30/4/06, may we have the timetable for the catamaran ferry korcula-hvar-split?

    thank you for your help

  • elana on April 30th, 2006 11:30 pm

    what is the cost of the transit in June ? Is it possible to break up the journey and get off in Hvar for a few days and the go on to Korcula another day ?

  • edita on May 1st, 2006 8:33 am

    tickets are about 55 kuna.
    yes, you can break a journey at Hvar and proceed later.

  • seb on May 1st, 2006 9:58 am


    we are planning to travel to korcula to Split between the period 08/08/2006 – 09/08/2006, may we have the timetable for the catamaran ferry korcula to split?

    thank you a lot


  • edita on May 1st, 2006 10:43 am

    it’s not available yet, but we expect it to be similar as last year.

  • Danny Bower on May 2nd, 2006 8:16 pm


    How am I best going about booking tickets for the cat from the UK? I;d much rather book in advance than turn up on the day.


    Danny B

  • lil on May 27th, 2006 2:25 pm

    Where is the ticket booth in Split? Can I only buy ticket from Split to Hvar?

  • edita on May 29th, 2006 12:09 pm

    tickets can be purchused at ticket agent at split harbour.
    yes, you can sail to hvar only

  • Paul Berger on May 30th, 2006 11:15 pm


    We are planning to travel from Korcula to Hvar, stay for 4 nights and then travel from Hvar to Split in June. Are there luggage restrictions when using the catamaran services?


    Paul B.

  • Gavin on May 31st, 2006 8:48 am

    At the bottom of it says that bookings are taken by SEM Marina shop for the catamaran service from Split. I contacted SEM by email but they say they are no longer the agents for this service and that I should contact Jadrolinija instead. Do you know anything about this? I want to travel from Split to Korcula on Saturday 1 July and I need to know whether I have to book in advance or if there will be room for (four of) us if we turn up on the day.

  • Leif Inge Johannessen on June 4th, 2006 10:56 am

    I want to go by ferry from Split to Korcula – or a catamaran. Do they all go to Vela Luka or will some of them arrive in Korcula town?

  • edita on June 5th, 2006 1:55 pm

    Paul Berger – I am not aware of luggage restrictions.
    Gavin – try to contact Marco Polo Tours in Korcula for advance booking.
    Leif Inge Johannessen – there is daily ferry Split – Vela Luka, daily catamaran Split – Vela Luka and daily catamaran Split – Korcula.

  • Gavin on June 8th, 2006 7:51 am

    I contacted Marko Polo Tours, as suggested. They tell me that reservations aren’t possible (without buying a ticket) so if you’re coming from abroad that’s not feasible. However, it’s enough to buy tickets the day before or at least in the morning of travel. Tickets can be purchased from Jadrolinija’s small office at the port where the catamaran departs, near the bus station in Split.

    There is no problem taking luggage on the catamaran.

  • Simone on June 9th, 2006 9:22 am

    Is it possible to make a reservation for one person on 16 June at 17:00 h for Split-Hvar ? How far is it from Split airport to the place where the catamaran departs?

    Thank you for your urgent reply.

  • edita on June 9th, 2006 8:45 pm

    Gavin, thanks for your info – it is very useful 🙂

    Simone – Split airport is about 50 minutes away from Split harbour. As Gavin said above, reservations are not possible.

  • Emil Begovic on June 19th, 2006 9:29 pm

    Hello, To Leif Inge Johanessen (question from 4.June) you said : ” – there is daily ferry Split – Vela Luka, daily catamaran Split – Vela Luka and daily catamaran Split – Korcula”.
    What time is the daily “catamaran Split – Korcula” (Korcula town) departing??
    How can I get from Split airport to Split harbour?

    Thnx a lot, best regards, Emil.

  • Emil Begovic on June 19th, 2006 9:33 pm

    Sorry, one more question. Where is “Prigradica” ??

    Thnx, Emil.

  • Malcolm on June 29th, 2006 8:32 pm

    We are staying on Hvar for nine days in october. Our flight leaves Split airport
    for our return journey at10.25am on saturday14th. Is there a ferry we could
    get to coincide with our flight times.

    Many thanks


  • pete on July 2nd, 2006 9:16 pm

    Prigradica is on the Island of Korcula, near Blato village

  • Petar on July 3rd, 2006 6:27 pm

    Koliko kosta karta samo na relaciji Hvar – Korcula?
    hvala na odgovoru

  • Josh on July 7th, 2006 8:33 am


    Question. Right now I am looking at a flight that gets me into Split on Aug 7th at 3:40pm (15:40). That gives me 1 hour and 20 minutes to get to the 17:00 departure of the boat going to Korcula. Is that going to be enough time?

    Also, if I have a friend in Split arriving before me and leaving before I get there, can he buy me a ticket and leave at the ticket office for me?


  • Charles Shubow on July 22nd, 2006 6:27 pm

    Express from Split to Korcula leaves at 10 a.m. and takes 3 hours.
    Got this from Croatia National Tourist office in NYC.

  • Bob Joughin on August 5th, 2006 12:01 pm

    I want to travel on the 1600 catamaran from Split to Korcula town on Monday 2 October 2006 and return at 0600 on Wednesday 4 October 2006. I should be grateful if you would confirm that these times are correct and that the catamaran service will still be operating, before I book my accommodation in Korcula.

    Many thanks.

  • Don Holladay on August 7th, 2006 2:58 am

    We are arriving Split via Jadrolinija ferry from Ancona on 26 Sept 2006 at 7am. We want to continue on to Korcula via Hvar. What is the departure time that day, and can we stop off in Hvar for the night and continue on to Korcula the next day?

  • Rainer Bracharz on August 11th, 2006 10:19 am

    We are arriving this Saturday at 14:50 at Split airport and like to go to Hvar town with your ferry – Is it a problem to catch the 17:00 departure?

    Do I have to make a reservation?

    Where exactly in Hvar are we getting off of the catamaran?

  • edita on August 11th, 2006 6:29 pm

    bob – no new timetable for october yet.
    don – yes you can stop at hvar and continue following day – departure from split is at 5 pm.
    reiner – you can make it to departure at 5 pm. you will get of at hvar town.
    good luck !

  • Keith Platel on August 20th, 2006 6:56 am

    We are travelling Korcula to Hvar on 21st September 2006.
    Does the ferry leave from Korcula Town or Vela Luka?
    Is the only ferry the one which leaves Korcula at 6am?

    Thank you

  • Alina on August 24th, 2006 11:08 am

    how do i get from Split airport to split harbour?
    can you recommend me any hotels in split harbour?
    is this like a different city?
    is it in east or west?

  • eva baer on August 28th, 2006 9:30 am

    I will be arriving at Split airport on August 29 at 15:40. Will I have enough time to get to the catamaran, leaving at 17:00, by bus? How long will it take to get there by a) bus b) taxi and could you kindly also let me have the prices for a) and b)?

    As I will be leaving already tomorrow it would be great, if you could give me the requested information if possible by return.

    Thanks a lot,

  • Lucy on August 29th, 2006 3:21 pm


    We are travelling from Split on 07/09 by Ferry to Vera Luka, arriving 13.45 We then need to get to Lumbarda. Can you tell me if there is a direct bus service? Otherwise, the bus to Korcula town seems to leave at 13.35, 10 mins before the ferry gets in. Is this right?

    PLease can you also tell me if the 6.00am catamaran leaves from Korcula Town or Vela Luka.

    Thanks very much.

  • Greg on September 11th, 2006 7:08 pm

    We are planning to take the catamaran from Split to Korcula on September 27. Is it advisable to try and book tickets ahead? Is there a map that shows where the ferry leaves from the harbor?

  • Patrice on September 16th, 2006 3:20 am

    We want to travel from Split to Hvar on the Catamaran at 4pm (Mala Lara or Krilo Express) on October 14. Then return Hvar to Split October 16 at 8am. Is this schedule accurate? I contacted Split Tours as mentioned on the KorculaInfo website, but they emailed back saying they don’t handle the catamaran, and to contact Jadrolinija. I emailed Jadrolinija but have not heard from them. Does anyone know if Jadrolinija really is the only place to buy tickets? We arrive Split 2 days before this sailing. Will this be enough advance time to get reservations and buy tickets? Need to get accommodations in Hvar but need to be sure about Catamaran transportation.
    Thank you.

  • edita on September 23rd, 2006 8:29 am

    Keit, this ferry leaves from Korcula Town and this is the only one that leaves daily.
    Alina, take bus from Split airport to the town. You can book room at Hotel Marjan.
    eva baer – i doubt you can make it. you would need to overnight in Split.
    Lucy, take bus to Korcula Town and then change for bus to Lumbarda. This ferry leaves from Korcula Town.
    Greg, you don’t need to book it in advance – it shoud be places available. I am not aware of any map but onece in Split harbour, ask for ferry dock.
    Patrice – it should be places available couple days before departure.

  • Liz Brumby on January 25th, 2007 10:49 am

    Allthe published timetables for Catamaran Krilo or Mala Lara for 2007 seem to leave out the month of June. Is it possible to get timetable for that month please – Split – Hvar – Korcula?
    Thank you

  • edita on January 26th, 2007 10:19 am

    Hi Liz,

    At the moment, this is our latest info.

    We will publish new timetable as soon as it becomes available.

    We expect it to be similar as last year – daily depatures from Split at around 5pm, arrival in Town of Korcula (via Town of Hvar) at around 7.45 pm.

    Daily morning departures from Korcula at around 6.30 am , arrival in Split around 9 am.

    I hope this helps…

  • Marian Finkelstein on February 9th, 2007 10:55 pm

    We are 4 persons travelling from Split to Hvar and then to Korcula. Do we spend 1 night in Hvar or ferry directly from Split to Korcula….Date is May 11 2007. Thanks. And let us know which ferry……catamaran or large ferry?

  • edita on February 9th, 2007 11:27 pm

    Hi Marian,
    This ferry sails from Split to Hvar and the continues ( fetr few minutes) towards Korcula Town. So , you don’t need to overnight in Hvar unless you want to stay there too.
    There are other ferries that sail to Korcula, depending what is sutable – check this link :

  • Richard Pettet on March 22nd, 2007 5:45 pm

    Hi everyone,

    I am travelling to Hvar on the 9th June, arriving at 10am in Split. What would be the best way for me to get to Hvar?

    The Catamaran only seems to run to Hvar at 5pm from Split and the ferry at 6.30am (too early for us).

    The ferry seems to go from Split to Hvar at 11.30am, which would be perfect. Has anyone used this service and is this timetable valid?

    Also, my flight back to the UK leaves Split at 3.10pm. What is the best way to get back from Hvar to meet this flight?

    Any help greatly appreciated.


  • Richard Pettet on March 23rd, 2007 2:44 pm

    Thanks Edita

    So i should get the 11.30 ferry from Split to Hvar and the 7.30am fast ferry back?
    Can these be booked online or no need?


  • edita on May 7th, 2007 5:03 pm

    No need to book it in advance – you should be ok for June

  • Nihan on May 8th, 2007 7:28 pm

    I see many other people have asked similar questions, but I just want to make sure.

    We are from South Africa and will be visiting Croatia in June/July. Is there any way that we can book a ferry from Split to Korcula on 27 June 2007 and back to Split on 3 July 2007? We have pre-booked accommodation and are worried that it’s full when we only book there. Isn’t it high season late June to July?


  • charles on July 5th, 2007 9:59 pm

    Hi, couple questions –
    I am traveling with 4 from DBV to Hvar, then to Bol, then flying out of Split.

    1. Is there some way to reach Hvar from DBV by ferry/catamaran? Even if it’s not direct? I’ve been searching and have really only found very long trips btwn the 2.

    2. is there a direct ferry/catamaran to brac (bol specifically)?

    Thanks in advance

  • Edita on July 8th, 2007 7:56 pm

    check for brac ferries.
    from dubrovnik to hvar, there is also only that direct ferry by which takes long time, as you said. nothing else is available.

  • Dorothy on July 11th, 2007 10:06 pm

    We will arrive at Split airport on 19/7 at 13.40 on our way to Korcula via Vela Luka. We wish to obtain tickets for the ferry leaving Split at 1500 for Vela Luka on the same day. I know it will be a rush but can we get these over the internet please?

  • Edita on July 12th, 2007 8:04 am

    Hi Dorothy,
    No, you can not – you have to buy it on the spot…
    It should be no problem with buying it at the ferry…

  • Daniel on August 8th, 2007 10:06 pm

    I couldn’t understand some parts of this article , but I guess I just need to check some more resources regarding this, because it sounds interesting.

  • Naomi on April 29th, 2008 10:18 pm

    We will be arriving on sunday 14th sep to split airport at about 4pm and want to go directly on to Korcula. is there a ferry or catamaran we can catch from split around that time?

  • Stephen on May 23rd, 2008 5:11 pm

    It looks like there is no fast catamaran service from Dubrovnik to Korkula before 1 Jul 08. Is the only option the Jadrolinija Ferry?

    Also – any recommendations for a good quality small hotel or B&B in Kokula Town – unfortunatey just one night on 25 Jun.

    Thank you!

  • edita on May 23rd, 2008 6:22 pm

    Stephen: Yes, either Jadrolinija or bus from Dubrovnik to Korcula, departing every day at 3pm arriving in Korcula at 6.30pm.
    For accommodation:

  • Katharine on June 12th, 2008 11:47 am

    Hi, I would like to travel from Split to Hvar on July 8 after 15.00. Is my only option the catamaran at 18.10?
    Where do I purchase tickets?

  • edita on June 16th, 2008 3:30 pm

    Katharine: Catamaran from Split to Hvar leaves at 5pm.

  • Ian on June 20th, 2008 3:42 pm

    Question: I arrive at Split from Ancona on the SNAV ferry at 15:30 hours on Tuesday 9th September and then wish to catch the 17:00 hours Fast Catamaran to Korcula on that day.
    Does anyone know how far the 2 ferry terminals are apart and will I have enough time to purchase the Fast Catamaran ticket before the 17:00 departure time?

  • edita on June 20th, 2008 5:55 pm

    Ian: You should have enought time if ferry arrives on time. Also, try to exit among the first people and tell about your intentions to crew at the exit so they can show you directions to Split – Korcula catamaran.

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  • Ohna Schreuder on July 26th, 2009 6:40 pm

    I want to go from split to Bol Brac to hvar to Vis to Korcula and from there toDubrovnick by bus and back to split . Can you give me the prices for ferries and bus.

  • Ohna Schreuder on July 26th, 2009 6:42 pm

    I want to go from split to Bol Brac to hvar to Vis to Korcula and from there toDubrovnick by bus and back to split by bus. Can you give me the prices for ferries and bus.

  • Christo Cronje on May 3rd, 2012 6:28 am

    We want to travel from Spilt to Hvar Town and back in May. on Monday, 7 May from Split to Kvar Town and back later that week.
    1) Does this catamaran Krilo Express still operate on those days?
    2) please provide time table for these trips and costs
    3) are there alternative transfer options available between these two destinations?

  • Leah on June 15th, 2016 4:59 am

    Hello, can anyone help me with this question? I need to get the ferry back from Korcula to Split on 7th July, i need to be back in Split in order to get a flight at 21:30, is there a ferry that will get me back in time?

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