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North Africa

Ceuta is a Spanish autonomous city located on the north coast of Morocco, close to the Strait of Gibraltar. The city of Ceuta is one of the most significant historic linking points between Europe and Africa. You can travel by ferry from Ceuta in the North African coast to the port city of Algeciras in Andalusia. On Ferryhopper you can find all the information you need about ferry routes from Ceuta to plan your trip to the Iberian Peninsula.

Ferry schedules and ferry tickets from the port of Ceuta

From the port of Ceuta you can catch a ferry to mainland Spain. This ferry connection is particularly popular due to the port’s proximity to the city of Algeciras. Connecting two continents, the ferry route Ceuta - Algeciras is normally serviced by three ferry companies: FRS, Baleària and Trasmediterránea.

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The port and deep blue sea of Ceuta.

Ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras

The itinerary from Ceuta to Algeciras is one of the most frequent ferry crossings from North Africa to mainland Spain. From Ceuta you can travel by ferry to the port of Algeciras daily all year long. There are more than 60 weekly crossings and the trip is only 1h long. Tickets to Algeciras start at €28.

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Sandy beach with palm trees in Algeciras with a view to Gibraltar.

How to get to the port of Ceuta?

The Ceuta Port is close to the city center and you can easily walk there following a beautiful 15-minute coastal route. There is no public transport service connecting the city with the port, so you can choose to get there either on foot, by car or taxi. At the small port you can find information kiosks, cafes and restaurants, as well as a car park for short or long stays. The closest airport is Sania Ramel Airport, located 40km across the border in Morocco.

Vacation in Ceuta

Ceuta is a multicultural city with beautiful corners, perfectly combining Arab and Spanish influences. Travelers choose the Spanish enclave for its rich history and beautiful landscape. Don’t miss the impressive view from the Mirador de la Punta Almina, where you can see the point where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Also, consider visiting the local market to try fresh vegetables and fish!

Here are some of our favorite attractions in Ceuta:

  • House of Dragons: historic building with exquisite facade
  • Parque Marítimo del Mediterráneo: waterpark and restaurant facilities
  • Monte Hacho: home to the Mirador de la Punta for breathtaking views of the coastline
  • Parque San Amaro: public garden with fountains and playgrounds
  • Vigía de la Punta de los Atravesados: medieval fort with impressive sea view
  • Arab Baths: medieval public baths in the Medina quarter

Tip: Most travelers choose to stay in the city center, where all major facilities and attractions are located.

The weather in Ceuta is generally warm and sunny, which makes it an ideal holiday destination. Apart from the many places of interest, Ceuta is also popular for its amazing beaches. Find some of the top beaches in Ceuta below:

  • La Ribera
  • San Amaro
  • El Chorrillo
  • Benítez
  • Tramaguera
  • Benzú

Tip: Ceuta enjoys reduced taxation and it is considered a duty-free zone due to its location. Going on a shopping spree is yet another reason to visit!

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Old watchtower in the outskirts of Ceuta.

Where to book ferry tickets from Ceuta?

On Ferryhopper you can easily book tickets to Algeciras in the Iberian Peninsula from Ceuta. Find all the information you need about ferry schedules from the port of Ceuta, check Ferryhopper’s Map of ferries for available ferry crossings, compare ferry companies, and book tickets with no extra fees!

Ceuta has direct ferry connections with 1 ports:

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