This ferry is one of the more popular crossings to travel from Europe to Morocco. The boat sails from Spain, which considerably shortens the long car journey.
Ferry Tarifa – Tangier
The ferry from Tarifa to Tangier is a very popular crossing between Spain and Morocco because you only have to sit on the boat for an hour. It is currently offered by two ferry companies: FRS and Intershipping.
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Timetable Tarifa – Tangier
The sailings are offered by 2 different companies. Therefore the days and times can vary considerably. To paint a picture clearly as possible, we have placed a small diagram below.
- Intershipping: this sails 4 times a day, namely at: 08:00, 12:00, 16:00 and 20:00
- FRS: it sails 6 times a day, namely at: 09:00, 11:00, 15:00, 17:00, 19:00 and 21:00
- Intershipping: this sails 4 times a day, namely at: 09:00, 13:00, 17:00 and 21:00
- FRS: it sails 6 times a day, namely at: 08:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00 and 22:00
Departure, sailing time & arrival
FRS states that you must be present 90 minutes in advance to check in.
Lg Puerto Pesquero, 11380 Tarifa, Cadiz, Spain
The sailing time to Tangier is only 1 hour.
Arrival address: Bd Mohammed VI, Tangier 90000, Morocco. This is also the departure address for the way back.
Ferry to Tarifa and Tangier costs
The starting prices start at around €44. 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 quickly costs €299. Compared to other crossings, this is cheap, which is why it is so attractive.
Tangier, Tangiers, Tanger, 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 Tarifa and Tangier
What are good alternatives for this crossing?