The ferry connects Makarska with the nearby islands: with Brač and Hvar (from Drvenik, which is only 18 km away from Makarska). Also, from the nearby Split, 60 km away from Makarska, you can get to the islands of Hvar, Brač, Vis, Korčula and Mljet. The ferry belongs to the company Jadrolinija, which has official concession from the Republic of Croatia. See more on Jadrolinija.
Since last year, Makarska also has fast ferry lines. To see more, visit the website of Kapetan Luka.
International ferry and passenger lines connect Italian (Venice, Trieste, Ancona, Pescara and Bari) and the Croatian ports through the following routes:
Zadar - (Brbinj/Dugi otok) – Ancona;
Korčula - (Stari grad/Hvar) - Split - (Vis) – Ancona;
Split - Pescara;
Dubrovnik - Bari.