Ferry Algeciras - Ceuta

Tickets, Prices, Schedules & Times

There are at least 10 daily ferry crossings between Algeciras and Ceuta all year round, with a trip duration of about 1 hr. Find more about the ferry route below and book your Algeciras - Ceuta ferry tickets without any hidden fees.

Ferry schedules

Algeciras Ceuta Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 03:50 Last trip: 23:30 Average duration: 1h 5m Price range: 30.50 € - 51.03 €
Ceuta Algeciras Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 01:00 Last trip: 22:30 Average duration: 1h 5m Price range: 35.00 € - 51.03 €

Algeciras - Ceuta ferries, schedules and times

The ferry route between Algeciras and Ceuta is operated by Baleària, Trasmediterránea and FRS Iberia DFDS, with many daily crossings all year long.

Tip: please note that ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time information about the Algeciras - Ceuta route on our Map of ferries and book ferry tickets online.

The earliest ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta usually departs at 07:00, while the last scheduled departure is at 03:50.

Similarly, from Ceuta to Algeciras, the earliest ferry leaves at around 06:00 in the morning, while the last crossing is at 01:00.

Ferry tickets, discounts and offers

Algeciras - Ceuta ferry prices

The Algeciras - Ceuta ferry cost ranges from around €35 to €45.  Keep in mind that the Algeciras - Ceuta ferry prices can be higher or lower based on the company, discounts, seat type or vehicle selection.

Discounts & offers

You can find year-round reduced fares for children, toddlers, seniors, large families, and permanent residents when traveling between Algeciras and Ceuta.

As for seasonal offers, you can browse and compare all available ferry deals on Ferryhopper. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the best Algeciras - Ceuta prices and plan your ferry trip hassle-free.

Book Algeciras - Ceuta ferry ticket

On Ferryhopper, you can book Algeciras - Ceuta ferry tickets easily and quickly. Find all available ferry connections, find the one that suits you best and plan your ferry trip between the two Spanish ports!

Useful FAQs about the ferry route

How long is the Algeciras - Ceuta ferry ride?

The duration of the ferry trip between Algeciras and Ceuta is 1-1.5 hr. Travel time depends on the company and the type of ferry. 

Is there a high-speed ferry between Algeciras and Ceuta?

Yes, there are high-speed ferries between the ports of Algeciras and Ceuta. The fastest ferry crossing lasts around 1 hr.

What's the distance between Algeciras and Ceuta?

The distance between the port of Algeciras and the port of Ceuta is approximately 15 nautical miles (28 km).

Where do ferries depart from?

Ferries to Ceuta depart from the Andalusian port of Algeciras. Specifically, the port of Algeciras is located in the province of Cádiz, close to Gibraltar. 

Ferries to Algeciras, on the other hand, depart from the port of Ceuta, close to the city center and bordered by Morocco. In walking distance from its ferry platforms, you can find cafeterias, shops and travel agencies. 

On-board services

Vehicle transportation

The ferries operating on the Algeciras - Ceuta route allow the transport of motor vehicles. Make sure to book your Algeciras - Ceuta vehicle tickets early in advance, as there might be limited availability.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy on the Algeciras - Ceuta ferry route. Specifically:

  • Trasmediterránea allows passengers to bring 1 larger piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 60 kg or 4 small pieces of luggage.
  • On the ferries of Baleària, 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 Iberia DFDS allows passengers to take luggage up to 50 kg on board free of charge.

Cabins and seating

The ferries traveling between Algeciras and Ceuta have no cabins, as the duration is rather short. You can book a numbered seat for extra comfort, as an alternative.

Pet travel

On Algeciras - Ceuta ferries, you can smoothly travel with your pet. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for small pets, while larger pets should wear a muzzle and be on a leash. For more information, make sure to contact the company you’re traveling with.

Extra tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip

Here are some travel tips for your ferry trip between Algeciras and Ceuta: 

  • We recommend you arrive at the port of Algeciras or Ceuta at least 1.5 hr before your departure, as it can get busy, especially in the summer and on the weekends.
  • From the port of Algeciras, you can also visit the beautiful country of Morocco. Check out the Algeciras - Tangier ferry route for more information.
  • The Algeciras - Ceuta ferry route is perfect for a day trip, as in just 1 hour you are introduced to wonderful new locations!
  • Find more information and tips about ferries in Spain in our dedicated blog.

About Algeciras

A perfect mix of industrial aesthetics and Andalusian elements, the city port of Algeciras is a must-visit destination for all kinds of travelers! Check out our detailed guide about Algeciras and make the most of your time there.

About Ceuta

The Spanish port city of Ceuta is a fantastic holiday destination and a duty-free zone, perfect for a shopping trip. Discover more in our Ceuta travel guide and see what you can do and visit in the city, whether you’re vacationing or simply waiting for your ferry.