The Barcelona – Tangier Med ferry is a very popular crossing to get to Morocco from Spain. You will be on the boat for approximately 32 hours.
Ferry Barcelona – Tangier Med
The ferry from Barcelona to Tanger Med is a popular crossing from Spain to Morocco. Because Barcelona is a beautiful city with many sights and many activities, it is the ideal place to enjoy the city first and then get on the boat to Morocco.
Booking this crossing can sometimes be difficult. It can therefore be nice to have a ferry specialist help you.
Timetable Barcelona – Tangier Med
Currently there is one company that offers this route, this is: Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV). The departure days are very irregular, so it is often best to make a booking to see when the crossing can be made. This is possible on Overtocht.nl
In order to provide the best possible overview, we have listed some departure times.
Barcelona – Tangier Med
- High season GNV: once a week on Tuesdays. Departure is sometimes 11:30 and sometimes 18:30.
- Low season GNV: 2 times a week. Departure days and times are even more unpredictable in the low season. So keep a close eye on the site where you make the booking.
Tangier Med – Barcelona
- High season GNV: once a week, times are very unpredictable. The boat goes on a different day almost every week.
- Low season GNV: 2 times a week. The boat almost always departs on other days.
For the crossing Tanger Med – Barcelona and vice versa, GNV has very irregular departure times, so check these carefully.
Departure, sailing time & arrival
GNV recommends arriving at this route 2 hours before departure for check-in.
Edifici Est, World Trade Center, Moll de Barcelona, 08039 Barcelona, Spain
The crossing in the direction of Morocco takes about 32 hours but it is usually somewhere between 29 and 38 hours.
Arrival address: Bd Mohammed VI, Tangier 90000, Morocco
Ferry to Barcelona and Tangier Med costs
For a single ticket from Barcelona to Tanger Med I spend about €100 (return €190). These costs are often much higher. For example, if you travel with two passengers in a car, the costs quickly add up to €1000.
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 Barcelona and Tangier Med?