The Gibraltar – Tanger Med crossing is a short 1.5 hour route which can appeal to many. With this route it is important that you keep an eye on departure times because this route is only sailed 3 times a month.
Ferry Gibraltar – Tangier Med
It is possible to take the ferry from Gibraltar to Morocco. For this route, you have to plan well in advance because the boat does not sail more than 3 times a month. To view the days/times when the boat is sailing, scroll down a bit to the heading ‘Timetable'.
Booking this crossing can sometimes be difficult. It can therefore be nice to have a ferry specialist help you.
Timetable Gibraltar – Tangier Med
Currently, there is one ferry company that offers this route, FRS. It is not a very busy crossing, which is why it does not sail more than three times a month.
Gibraltar – Tangier Med
- Sails once a day at the beginning of the month, always at 19:00
- Sails once in the middle of the month, always at 19:00
- Sometimes sails at the end of the month, always at 19:00
Tangier Med – Gibraltar
- Sails once a day at the beginning of the month, always at 20:00
- Sails once in the middle of the month, always at 20:00
- Sometimes sailing at the end of the month, always at 20:00
Please note that times can change, it is important to check this until the last minute.
Departure, sailing time & arrival
At FRS 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.
6 Waterport Rd, Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar
The crossing takes about 1.5 hours in the direction of Morocco.
The arrival address is not listed online, so check what is stated on the purchased ticket.
Ferry to Gibraltar and Tangier Med costs
For the trip to Tanger Med you will lose about €37.50 if you book a one-way ticket and travel without a car. Often this is of course not the case. If you book a single with two people and you go by car, you will lose €239.
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 Gibraltar and Tangier Med
What are good alternatives for this crossing?