Last updated on Friday, 11 May 2018
The first cable car was built back in 1969. and was destroyed in the Homeland war 1991. It was rebuilt and opened again 19 years later, in July 2010. The ride to the upper station takes about 4 minutes in which you climb up to an altitude of 405 meters. Beside the view, you can enjoy a cup of coffee or dine at the restaurant Panorama.
Next to the upper cable station, the Fort Imperial houses the Homeland war museum - the museum of the Croatian War for Independence.
The upper station has three terraces equipped with binocular telescopes, a panoramic restaurant, a souvenir shop, restrooms with disabled access and an amphitheatre with seating for up to 120 people. The amphitheatre is available for hire for an event or a special occasion.
If you had the luck that the Northern Bura wind had been blowing for a while, do not miss the unique opportunity to go up and even see Lastovo and Korčula island which are over 100km away!.
You might find the ticket a bit expensive, but the cable car is simply a must for a complete visit to Dubrovnik, one of the most famous walled cities. + you can always buy a one way ticket and enjoy a walk down the twisty path beneath the fort Imeprial.
How to get to the cable car station?
From the Old town there are several ways to walk up:
From Pile gate you just walk around the walls along the "Ulica Iza grada" street until you get to a crossing with a road leading up. The cable car station is on top to the right. (oppossite the fire brigade).
From Stradun you can take the "Boskoviceva ulica" street that will take you to Buza (Northern entrance) Take the stairs leading to Zagrebacka street and from there keep walking up fireman station and cross the road to the right.
From Lapad and babin Kuk just take the city bus No.5 and get off at the bus stop in front of the Cable car lower station.
Cable Car Dubrovnik Price List
|adult round-trip ticket||150,00 kn|
|adult one-way ticket||85,00 kn|
|children round-trip ticket (4 - 12 years)||60,00 kn|
|children one-way ticket (4 - 12 years)||40,00 kn|
|children up to 4 years of age||free of charge|
The most convenient way of buying tickets is directly at the cable car stations. Payments can be made in Croatian kuna and by credit cards. Foreign currencies can not be accepted.
Cable Car Dubrovnik Timetable
|January||09 h to 16 h|
|February||09 h to 17 h|
|March||09 h to 17 h|
|April||09 h to 20 h|
|May||09 h to 21 h|
|June||09 h to 24 h|
|July||09 h to 24 h|
|August||09 h to 24 h|
|September||09 h to 22 h|
|October||09 h to 20 h|
|November||09 h to 17 h|
|December||09 h to 16 h|
If the speed of the wind exceeds the safety threshold on any part of the cable car route, the cable car will stop until the wind speed reduces. In the case of possible lightning, the cable car in Dubrovnik will temporarily cease operations.
Address & contact details
- Street: Petra Krešimira 4. bb
- Postcode: 20000
- City: Dubrovnik
- Telephone: +385 20 325 393
- Fax: +385 20 414 366