Almeria is an elegant city located on the eastern side of the region of Andalusia, on the southeast coast of the Iberian peninsula. From the port of Almeria, you can easily take a ferry to northern Africa and the ports of Algeria and Morocco as well as the Spanish autonomous city of Melilla. On Ferryhopper you will find all the available ferry connections from Almeria to book your ferry tickets fast, easy and in the best prices!
If you visit Almeria you will be impressed by the city’s architecture as well as the food. The city was declared ‘Gastronomic Capital of Spain’ for 2019 which gives you just a hint of Almeria’s wide gastronomic culture and tastes. Here you can find more information about the port and city of Almeria to help you organize your ferry trip and your holidays in the best possible ways.
Ferry routes and ferry tickets from Almería
The port of Almeria offers a good passenger experience with a service and information area as well as a shopping area. The passenger port has ferry connections with the ports of Ghazaouet and Oran in Algeria, the port of Nador in Morocco as well as the autonomous Spanish port of Melilla. The ferry companies that usually operate on the ferry routes from Almeria are Balearia, Trasmediterranea or Naviera Armas.
To book your ferry tickets and find the most convenient schedules for you, use the Ferryhopper search engine. Through our easy-to-use platform, you can start planning your holidays and ferry trip to the north of Africa!
Ferry from Almería to Algeria
The ferry connection between Almeria and Algeria is frequent and ferries travel to two different ports of Algeria: Oran or Ghazaouet.
Almeria - Oran: The ferry route between Almeria and the port of Oran (located almost in the center of the Algerian coast) runs approximately twice per week. The Almeria - Oran ferry trip lasts around 8 hours.
Almeria - Ghazaouet: The ferry connection from Almeria and the port of Ghazaouet (located on the western side of the Algerian coast) is slightly longer in duration. There are at least 3 weekly crossings while the Almeria - Ghazaouet ferry trip lasts approximately 9 hours.
Arriving by ferry to North Africa from the Iberian Peninsula is a great option, as you can also take your own vehicle and drive through the impressive landscapes of Algeria! On the Ferryhopper search engine, you will find all the information you need about ferry ticket types and ferry schedules in order to easily plan and book your ferry trip!
Ferry from Almeria to Melilla
The port of Almeria is connected with several weekly ferry routes to the autonomous Spanish city of Melilla. The port of Melilla is located a few kilometers outside of the city and port of Nador in Morocco so you could consider traveling to both - that way you will have visited two countries in one go!
There are at least 8 to 10 weekly crossings that serve the Almeria - Melilla ferry connection and the ferry trip varies from 4 to 5 hours. The frequency of the departures might change depending on the season, so make sure that you check the Ferryhopper search engine to find all the necessary information for your ferry trip.
Ferry from Almeria to Morocco
The Almeria - Nador ferry route is one of the easiest ways to get to Morocco from the Iberian peninsula. There are at least 30 ferry crossings every week usually operated by 3 different ferry companies: Balearia, Trasmediterranea, and Naviera Armas.
The ferry trip duration can vary from 3,5 to 5 hours depending on the ferry and the company that you choose to travel with. You can find more useful information about the ferry connection between Almeria and Nador in our relevant ferry route pages.
What to do in Almeria
Almeria is an attractive tourist destination in the south of Spain, with a lot of sites of cultural and historical interest. You should definitely visit the museum and cathedral of Almeria as well as the Guitar Museum dedicated to the work of the great guitarist Antonio Torres. Almeria is also one of the sunniest cities in Europe which makes it ideal for outdoor activities like hiking, horseback riding, sailing or just excursions in the surrounding nature. Did you know that in Almeria you can find the only desert in Europe? Here are some interesting sights to visit in Almeria:
- Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata
- Desierto de Tabernas
- Sierra Nevada
- Valle de Almanzora
- Sierra de Filabres
Beaches in Almería
Almeria is also well known for its beautiful beaches. You should definitely take advantage of the sun shining most days of the year to enjoy the Mediterranean sea! Here are some of the nicest beaches in the Almeria area:
- Playa de los Muertos
- Playa de Monsul
- Playa de los Genoveses
- Playa del Plano
- Playa el Playazo
How to book your ferry tickets from Almeria
Almeria is a great departure port option if you want to travel from the south of Spain to the north of Africa: the ports of Algeria, Morocco and the Spanish city of Melilla. It is also a great destination to spend a few days in and enjoy the distinct landscape of Almeria. Booking your ferry tickets from Almeria is now easier with Ferryhopper - on our platform you will find all the available ferry routes, schedules and ferry tickets at the best prices to book your crossings from Spain.