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Genoa-Tangier Med


Sailings Up to 3 times per week
Destination(s) 🇮🇹 Italy, 🇲🇦 Morocco
Operated by GNV
Duration 50 Hours
Distance 1600 km, 997 miles
2p+Car+Return in our estimation € 1030
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The ferry from Genoa to Tangier Med connects Italy with Morocco. The crossing is operated by Grandi Navi Veloci and takes about 50 hours 45 minutes. The ferry offers a comfortable and convenient way to travel between Europe and Africa.

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Ferry Genoa – Tangier Med

The Italian shipping company Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) sails 3 times a week from Genoa to Tangier Med. The journey time is approximately 50 to 58 hours and varies per departure. This is due to a possible extra stopover and the sailing time also depends on the weather conditions.

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Timetable Genua – Tangier Med

Genua – Tangier Med

  • Thursday: 12:00
  • Saturday: 16:00
  • Monday: 21:00 in low season and 12:00 in peak season

Tangier Med – Genua

  • Monday: 22:30
  • Wednesday: 23:59, 22:30 in peak season
  • Saturday: 16:30 in low season
  • Friday 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM in peak season

Times can vary considerably per sailing, so check the exact departure time and sailing time when booking.

Departure, sailing time & arrival

How far in advance do you need to be present?

If you are traveling with a vehicle, GNV will indicate that you must report for embarkation 5 hours before departure. Without a vehicle that is 4 hours. Check-in closes at least 60 minutes before departure. However, with these long crossings it is advisable to be present much longer in advance. On the way back you need to be present in Tangiers even longer in advance, check-in closes 4 hours before departure. Consult the GNV website for this and look under the menu item ‘ports'

Genoa departure point

Calata S. Lazzarino,

16126 Genova GE, Italy

Genoa-Tangier Med sailing time

The crossing takes in the direction of Morocco: 49h 45min – 54h 30min

The crossing from Morocco to Italy can take a little longer: 49h 30min – 58h

Ferry to Tangier Med and Genoa costs

The starting prices start at around €84. This is a single ticket for a single journey without a car and without a cabin. In practice, you can expect higher prices. A booking in April with a family of 2 adults and a child with a car and cabin already costs around €950.

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 Genoa and Tangier Med

The route is currently only served by the Italian shipping company Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) .

What are good alternatives for this crossing?

A frequently chosen crossing with the destination Morocco is Sète-Tanger
Genoa-Tangier Med
Genoa-Tangier Med