If you want to visit Jelsa on Hvar Island, it's possible to take the public ferry, but you'll be spending most of your day traveling. In fact, it takes longer than flying from London to Split. Instead, enjoy a fast and stress-free journey from Split Airport to Jelsa on Hvar Island via a professional boat transfer service.
With our boat transfer service, you don't have to wait around for the next ferry. For example, if you land at Split Airport at 10 a.m., the first ferry available to catch won't run for another 4.5 hours, departing at 2:30 p.m. from Split's harbor. You'll also have to take a taxi from the airport to the port which can take as long as an hour due to heavy summer traffic.
Even better, our services from Split Airport to Jelsa are available 24 hours a day. That makes it easy to take advantage of if you arrive at night when there's no ferry transport available at all. Upon your arrival, we'll be waiting to welcome you to Split. From there, you'll be guided to the port, about a five- to eight-minute walk.
Smooth and easy, after hopping on board, we'll depart for the approximately 80-minute ride where you'll be surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of the Adriatic. Watch for the famous Pakleni archipelago with its gem-like forested islands, secluded lagoons, and deserted beaches. You'll disembark at Hvar town and your skipper will bring you right to your hotel.
Having arrived in comfort and style without having to wait for hours and endure a crowded ferry, you'll feel refreshed and ready to enjoy your time on sunny Hvar, including its world-class dining and nightlife scene.
HOW IT WORKS
IN 3 STEPS
Book your transfer online
Select your dates, enter guest info and pay using your preferred credit card.
Receive a ticket on your email
Immediately after payment is confirmed, you'll receive tickets to your email.
See you on the meeting point
You'll meet our travel guides who will make sure you enjoy your transfer.
WHY CHOOSE US
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Avoid traffic jams
Avoid the hassle of having to travel into Split and catch the slow public ferry. Instead of trying to navigate Croatia's confusing public transport options, you'll enjoy a much faster, stress-free experience.
Don't waste precious time that could be spent enjoying your destination spending hours hanging around waiting for the next ferry or stuck in traffic. Instead, zip through the sapphire sea watching the spectacular coast fade behind you.
No matter what time you'd like to depart, we can cater to your personal requirements by offering flexible departure times. Worried about flight delays? We even have a policy that allows for 60 minutes of waiting time, free to you in case your plane arrives late.
Reliability and comfort ensure a seamless private boat transfer from Split Airport to Jelsa. This highly-rated experience is enjoyed in brand new speedboats that are fully equipped with all the necessary safety gear for each passenger, providing a pleasant and safe journey.
Instead of pulling your hair out with frustration, you'll enjoy a salty sea breeze with the wind in your hair on a chic speedboat, arriving to Hvar in style.
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Know before you go
How long is the transfer from Split Airport to Jelsa?
Our transfer service from Split Airport to Jelsa on Hvar Island is by speedboat and takes approximately 1 hour 20 minutes depending on the weather conditions.
If you include the time necessary to get from Split Airport to the port in Split where our boat transfer departs from, it adds another 10 minutes for a total of 1 hour 30 minutes for the entire journey.
How much is a boat taxi from Split Airport to Jelsa?
Prices start from 525 euros per group with the maximum group size capped at 4 people. If your group has 5 to 8 people, the price is 625 euros. Of course, you'll want to calculate the time savings when comparing values.
How far is Jelsa from Split Airport?
The distance from Split Airport to Jelsa is 52 kilometers or approximately 32 miles.
Are night transfers from Split Airport to Jelsa available?
Night transfers from Split Airport to Jelsa on Hvar Island are available. Our services can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, making our speedboat transfers perfect for travelers who will be arriving at the airport during the night hours when public transport is not available.
How far is Hvar from Split Airport?
The air distance from Split Airport to Hvar Island is 52 kilometers. Our private boat transfer from Split Airport to Hvar Island follows the shortest route possible, traveling to the town of Jelsa on the northern coast. By using public transport, you would be taking an up to 250% longer route which includes a bus ride, a walk, and ferry ride all combined.
How to get from Split Airport to Jelsa?
There are multiple ways to get from Split Airport to Hvar Island, with two primary options.
The first option involves several methods. First, you'll need to catch public bus No. 37. It leaves from Split Airport daily between 4 a.m. and 11:45 p.m., taking an average of 50 minutes to reach Split's city center. The bus will bring you to the Sukoisan station on the outskirts of the city center. Upon your arrival, you'll have to walk 20 minutes to the ferry port or take a taxi.
The ferry ride from Split's port to Hvar Island takes another two hours, which means the total time for your journey via public transport can be five to six hours depending on wait times and traffic jams.
The other option is to take a private boat transfer from Split Airport to Jelsa on Hvar Island. This is the fastest and easiest route for a hassle-free trip, taking anywhere from 60 to 90 minutes in total.
Our crew members will be waiting for you at the arrivals gate.
Transfer can be canceled up to 24 hours in advance of your transfer date and time to receive a full refund of your money. For example, if you book a transfer for July 7, 2022 departing at 7:30 a.m., you will have until 7:30 a.m. on July 6, 2022 to cancel.
All clients have the right to cancel their transfer with a minimum of 24 hours notice before the transfer begins, and the right to a 100% refund of the amount that was paid, although we appreciate further notice whenever possible.