Ferries from Algeciras to Tangier (and return)

by Cristina on June 5, 2009

by Cristina | June 5th, 2009  

tangier-portThe Tangier to Algeciras ferry schedule is available at the bottom of the article.

If you plan to get from Spain to Morocco , one of the best choices is to catch a ferry from Algeciras to Tangier. This route offers the most ferry connections between the two countries and the fast ferry only takes 30 min.

Algeciras is not exactly the most beautiful port city you can visit but if you need to spend a night here, there are enough cheap hotels to choose from.

Tangier, on the other hand, is a fascinating and charming port town, offering super beaches and an atmosphere which mixes the African’s exotic feel with the European heritage. Pack a good pair for walking shoes as that’s the best way to explore this somewhat compact city.

How long does it take to get from Algeciras to Tangier?

Depending on the company and vessel, the journey between Algeciras and Tangier takes between 30 min and 2 h 30 min.

Is there a high speed ferry between Algeciras and Tangier?

Yes, the fast ferry takes only 30 min (company: Balearia)

How much does it cost to get from Algeciras to Tangier by ferry?

The price depends on the company, ferry and seat. Here are some of the prices:

Company: Acciona Transmediterranea
Adults, one way: €33.60 (+€3 standard issuing fee); tourist class seat on fast ferry
Adults, RT: €86 (+€3 standard issuing fee); tourist class seat on fast ferry

Company: Comarit
Adults, one way: €40

Company: Balearia
Adults, one way: €33.50 (fast ferry)
Adults, RT: €66.60 (fast ferry)

How many ferries per day depart from Algeciras to Tangier ?

The following ferries are available between Algeciras and Tangier:

Company: Comarit
Dec 15, 2008 – Mar 21, 2009: daily at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Mar 23, 2009 – Jun 27, 2009: daily at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Jun 28, 2009 (Sun): 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.

Company: Balearia
Daily at 9 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 5 p.m.

Company: Acciona Transmediterranea
Until Jun 31:
Regular ferry: daily at 8 a.m., 4:55 p.m., 5 p.m.
Fast ferry: daily at 10 a.m., 3 p.m.
July to Sept 13:
Fast ferry: daily at 6 a.m., 11 a.m., 3:55 p.m., 9 p.m.

Are there any overnight journeys between Algeciras and Tangier ?

No.

How about the ferries from Tangier to Algeciras ?

The following ferries are available between Algeciras and Tangier:

Company: Comarit
Dec 15, 2008 – Mar 21, 2009: daily at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Mar 23, 2009 – Mar 28, 2009: daily at 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 9 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m.
Dec 29, 2009 – Jun 27, 2009: daily at 6 a.m., 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.
Jun 28, 2009 (Sun): 6 a.m., 7 a.m., 8 a.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m.

Company: Balearia
Daily at 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.

Company: Acciona Transmediterranea
Until Jun 31:
Regular ferry: daily at 11 a.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m.
Fast ferry: daily at 11:25 a.m., 4:30 p.m., 9:25 p.m.
July to Sept 13:
Fast ferry: daily at 6:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

Where can I buy tickets from?

Tickets can be bought from the ferry companies’ websites or directly from the ports. Tickets can also be bought from online booking engines but you won’t be able to find all companies on a single site.

Search here for ferries:

Other related information:

>>Going from Madrid to Algeciras or Tarifa
>>Ferries from Tarifa to Tangier
>>Ferries from Algeciras to Ceuta
>>Ferries from Gibraltar to Tangier
>> Ferries from Barcelona to Tangier
>> Ferries from Almeria to Nador
>> Ferries from Malaga to Melilla

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