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 a very interesting option if you would like to travel from somewhere in Europe by car, for example.
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 nice restaurants and beautiful sights. It is a busy crossing so it is important that you make a booking in time.
Timetable Algeciras – Tangier Med
Currently there are 3 ferry companies that 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
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.
Muelle Galera, S/N, 11207 Algeciras, Cadiz, Spain
The crossing takes about 1.5 hours in the direction of Morocco.
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 common travel options.
• Return ticket for 2 persons: from €68,-
• Return ticket 2 persons car: from €363,-
• Return ticket 2 persons caravan: €453,-
About Tangier Med
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.
The port area of Tangier Med, although unattractive in nature, 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 a number of questions that are often asked about this crossing:
Which ferry companies operate between Algeciras and Tanger Med
What are good alternatives for this crossing?