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Algeciras-Tangier Med


Destination(s) 🇲🇦 Morocco, 🇪🇸 Spain
Sailings Up to 23 times per week
Operated by Baleària, DFDS, FRS
Duration 1h 30 mins.
Distance 19 miles, 30 km
2p+Car+Return in our estimation € 239
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The Algeciras – Tanger Med ferry is a very popular crossing to get to Morocco from Spain. You will be on the boat for about 1.5 hours; this can be an exciting option if you want to travel from somewhere in Europe by car, for example.

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Ferry Algeciras – Tangier Med

Algeciras is a port city in the south of Spain in the town of Càdiz. It is a popular crossing because Algeciras is a pleasant city with excellent restaurants and beautiful sights. When you want to make this crossing be sure to book in advance, as this crossing can be sold out.

Since February 2024 DFDS took over this route instead rom FRS, we will update this page in a few days when all the information is available. More on the ferries from DFDS to Spain and Morocco here.
This route is included in our article: Europe's Most Beautiful Ferry Rides. The ranking of this route was 10th.

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Booking this crossing can sometimes be difficult. It can therefore be nice to have a ferry specialist help you.

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Timetable Algeciras – Tangier Med

Currently, 3 ferry companies offer this crossing, these are FRS Iberia, Balearia, and AML. In the diagram below, we have outlined an overview of the timetable as clearly as possible.

Algeciras – Tangier Med

  • Monday – Sunday: FRS Iberia: 06:00, 08:45. AML: 02:30, 06:30. Balearia: 04:00, 10:01

Tangier Med – Algeciras

  • Monday – Sunday: FRS Iberia: 01:00, 04:00. AML: 00:30, 04:30. Balearia: 05:00, 11:00

Please note that times can change, it is important to check this until the last minute.

Departure, sailing time & arrival

How far in advance do you need to be present?

At FRS Iberia they keep a check in time of 90 minutes. It is useful to keep a close eye on the site or your purchased ticket for this, especially if you travel with another company.

Departure point Algeciras

Muelle Galera, S/N, 11207 Algeciras, Cadiz, Spain

Sailing time Algeciras-Tanger Med

The crossing takes about 1.5 hours in the direction of Morocco.

Arrival Point Tangier Med

Arrival address is not listed online, so check what is stated on the purchased ticket.

Ferry to Algeciras and Tangier Med costs

At the very least, you will spend about €35 for this boat trip. This applies to a single ticket for one person. Below we have listed some standard travel options.

  • Return ticket for two persons: from €68,-
  • Return ticket two persons car: from €363,-
  • Return ticket two persons caravan: €453,-

About Tangier Med

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Tangier is a great place to walk around. Good running shoes are recommended due to the steep streets. You will also find plenty of taxis and buses.

Although unattractive in nature, the port area of ​​Tangier Med is only forty km from the city of Tangier. Tangier is an attractive city due to its international and versatile location.

In addition to Arabic, many residents also speak Spanish, French, and Portuguese. In 1999, Mohammed VI of Morocco became the Moroccan king and decided that Tangier should become more tourist-friendly. Tangier today has a beautiful marina, great restaurants and a beautiful seaside promenade.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are several questions that are often asked about this crossing:

Which ferry companies operate between Algeciras and Tanger Med

The route is currently served by FRS Iberia, AML and Balearia (GNV) .

What are good alternatives for this crossing?

A frequently chosen crossing with the destination Morocco is Algeciras-Ceuta.
Algeciras-Tangier Med
Algeciras-Tangier Med