The Sète – Tangier ferry is a popular crossing to get to Morocco from France. You will be on the boat for about 40-49 hours. The trip is provided by the company GNV.
Ferry Sète – Tangier
The ferry from Sète to Tangier is a popular crossing. This boat sails from the south of France to Morocco, so the trip through Spain can be skipped. Depending on where you're traveling from this can save a lot of driving.
Booking this crossing can sometimes be difficult. It can therefore be nice to have a ferry specialist help you.
Timetable Sète – Tangier
There is no fixed schedule for the sailings of the Sète-Tangier crossing. The boats sail on different days and for a good picture it is best to use a booking module.
- High season: 2 times a week departure at 20:00
- Low season: 1 time per week departure at 20:00
- High season: 2 times a week departure time varies.
- Low season: 1 time per week departure at 22:00
Departure, sailing time & arrival
If you are traveling with or without a vehicle, GNV will indicate that you must report to embarkation 4 hours before departure. 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 even longer in advance. In Tangier, check-in closes 4 hours before departure. Consult the GNV website for this and look under the menu item ‘ports'
Gare Maritime Orsetti
34200 Sete, France
The crossing takes in the direction of Morocco:
39 hours 45 minutes to 43 hours
45 to 48 hours and 45 minutes
The crossing from Morocco to Italy can take a little longer:
40 hrs 15 min to 43 hrs 30 min
41 hours to 45 hours and 45 minutes
Ferry to Sète and Tangier costs
The starting prices start at around €80. In practice, however, you can expect much higher prices. A booking in the summer months with a family of 2 adults and a child with a car and cabin quickly costs at least €1100.
Tangier, Tangiers, Tangier, Tánger طنجة, The city has many different spellings and a long history. It is an important port and trade center and the city has excellent road and rail links to Fès, Meknès, Rabat and Casablanca, as well as an international airport and regular shipping services to Europe.Tangier, Britannica
Frequently Asked Questions
There are a number of questions that are often asked about this crossing:
Which ferry companies operate between Sète and Tangier
What are good alternatives for this crossing?