Boats at the port of Nador in Morocco

Ferry from Barcelona to Nador

Tickets & Schedules

How to get from Barcelona to Nador by ferry

There are usually 2 weekly ferry crossings from the port of Barcelona to Nador in Morocco with a trip duration of about 27 hr. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Barcelona to Nador*

Is there a ferry from Barcelona to Nador?

Normally there are at least 2 weekly ferry routes from Barcelona to Nador in Morocco. The ferry company that usually operates on this route is GNV. 

Please keep in mind that ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules about the Barcelona-Nador route and book ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.

How long is the ferry ride from Barcelona to Nador?

The duration of the Barcelona-Nador ferry crossing is approximately 26 hr. 

Is there a high-speed ferry from Barcelona to Nador?

There are mostly standard ferries operating on the Barcelona-Nador route due to the long distance of the trip. The fastest ferry takes 26 hr to reach the port of Nador. 

How much is the ferry from Barcelona to Nador?

Ferry prices from Barcelona to the port of Nador in Morocco start at about €62. The final ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, seat or cabin type, and vehicle selection. 

What’s the ferry schedule from Barcelona to Nador?

There are usually at least 2 ferry crossings per week in the Barcelona-Nador route.

Ferries to Nador usually depart at 18:00 and arrive around 20:00 on the next day. 

What’s the distance between Barcelona and Nador?

The distance between Barcelona and Nador is around 444 nautical miles (822km).

Am I allowed to travel from Barcelona to Nador?

At the moment, it is not possible to travel to Nador from the port of Barcelona. 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 our blog on ferry travel and Covid-19 in Spain.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Barcelona to Nador?

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Barcelona to Nador online on Ferryhopper. On our Map of ferries you can check all the available ferry connections and fares, and book your ferry tickets at no extra cost.

The coast of Nador

The coast of Nador as seen from the ferry arriving from Barcelona

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Barcelona to Nador

Here are some travel tips from your trip from Barcelona to Nador: 

  • We recommend arriving at the port of Barcelona at least 1.5 hr prior to departure as it can get busy, especially in the summer. 
  • In Barcelona, the ferry port is located near the city center, only a few meters away from the famous La Rambla.
  • The port of Nador is situated in the small town of Beni Ansar 13km north of the Nador city center. 
  • From Nador, you can also visit the Spanish autonomous city of Melilla, as it is just a 30-minute drive across the border. 
  • Read our Nador travel guide for more tips and useful information about the Morrocan city. 

Where to take the ferry from Barcelona to Nador

Ferries to Nador depart from the port of Barcelona. The port is located 9km out of the center of the city of Barcelona.

It's easily accessible by public transport as well as by car or taxi. The closest underground station is "Drassanes" on line L3 just a few steps from the port. The buses that reach the port are D20, H14, 20, 21, 91, 120, 121.

To get to the port of Barcelona from the city airport you'll need about 25 min by car or 1 hr by public transport. 

Can I travel on the ferry from Barcelona to Nador with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Barcelona to Nador can carry vehicles. 

Ferry luggage

In GNV there is no weight limit on luggage and you can carry up to 2 pieces of personal luggage. The ferries also have lockers that are accessible throughout the journey.


The ferries that travel from Barcelona to Nador have cabins, as well as numbered seats.

Daily ferries from Barcelona to Nador