The Cape Spartel lighthouse in Tangier

Ferry from Algeciras to Tangier

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Algeciras to Tangier by ferry

There are numerous daily ferry crossings from the port of Algeciras to Tanger-Med in Tangier. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Algeciras to Tangier*

Is there a ferry from Algeciras to Tangier?

Normally there are daily ferry routes from Algeciras to Tangier. The ferry companies that usually operate on this route are FRS Iberia, Trasmediterránea, Baleària and Africa Morocco Link. 

Please keep in mind that ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules about the Algeciras-Tangier route on our ferry ticket booking engine.

How long is the ferry ride from Algeciras to Tangier?

The duration of the Algeciras-Tangier ferry crossing ranges from 30 min to 2 hrs. Travel time depends on the company and the type of ferry.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Algeciras to Tangier?

Yes, there are high-speed ferries on the Algeciras-Tangier route. The fastest ferry takes 30 min to reach the port of Tanger-Med. 

How much is the ferry from Algeciras to Tangier?

Ferry prices from Algeciras to the port of Tangier (Tanger-Med) start at €20. The final ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, seat type, or vehicle selection. 

What’s the ferry schedule from Algeciras to Tangier?

There are usually at least 20 ferry crossings per day in the Algeciras-Tangier route, with frequency increasing during the summer.

The earliest ferry departs at 02:30 and arrives in Tangier at 03:00. The latest crossing is at 23:59, reaching Tangier around 01:00.

What’s the distance between Algeciras and Tangier?

The distance between Algeciras and Tanger-Med is around 16 nautical miles (30 km).

Am I allowed to travel from Algeciras to Tangier?

At the moment, it is not possible to travel to Tanger-Med from the port of Algeciras. Ferry routes from Spain to Morocco are currently suspended for passengers and are allowed only for goods. Bear in mind that travel guidelines may change, so make sure you check with the ferry company for the latest information.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Algeciras to Tangier?

You can easily book cheap ferry tickets from Algeciras to Tangier. On our Map of ferries you can check all the available ferry connections, compare companies and fares, and book your ferry tickets at no extra cost.

The coastal town of Tangier

The coast of Tangier

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Algeciras to Tangier

Here are some travel tips from your trip from Algeciras to Tangier: 

  • We recommend arriving at the port of Algeciras at least 1 hr prior to departure as it can get busy, especially in the summer. 
  • The port of Tanger-Med is the main gateway from North Africa to Europe. There is a 500-vehicle parking area, as well as a port shuttle bus service for passengers.
  • Tangier is great for summer vacation. Some of the most popular beaches in Tangier are Tangier City, Blanca, Sidi Kacem, Bouhendia.
  • Read our Tangier travel guide for more tips and useful information about the Morrocan city. 

Where to take the ferry from Algeciras to Tangier

The port of Algeciras is located in the province of Cádiz, close to Gibraltar. The port of Algeciras is situated in the city center and it's easily accessible on foot or by public transport.

It's also 30 min drive or 1,5 hrs by public transport from the airport of Gibraltar. 

Can I travel on the ferry from Algeciras to Tangier with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Algeciras to Tanger-Med normally carry vehicles. 

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Trasmediterránea allows passengers a maximum of 40 kg of luggage for cabins and 30 kg for seats, while ferries often have closed luggage storage rooms. In Baleària ferries you can carry the maximum luggage that you can get on board by yourself, without help and in one go. Ferries might also have open luggage trunks in the passenger lounges, where you can leave your luggage during the trip. FRS allows passengers to take their luggage on board free of charge. Africa Morocco Link allows all passengers traveling without a vehicle to bring on board a maximum of 30 kg of personal luggage. 


Many of the ferries that travel from Algeciras to Tanger-Med have cabins, as well as numbered seats, for a more comfortable trip. 

Daily ferries from Algeciras to Tangier