Lighthouse in Formentera

Ferry from Barcelona to Formentera

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Barcelona to Formentera by ferry

There are approximately 6 weekly ferry crossings from Barcelona to Formentera, normally served by Baleària. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Barcelona to Formentera*

Is there a ferry from Barcelona to Formentera?

There are normally from 3 to 6 crossings per week from Barcelona to Formentera throughout the year. The ferry company that usually operates on this route is Baleària.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules and buy your ferry ticket from Barcelona to Formentera online on Ferryhopper.

How long is the ferry ride from Barcelona to Formentera?

The duration of the Barcelona-Formentera route is around 11,5 hr on average. 

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

There are no high-speed ferries traveling from Barcelona to Formentera as the trip is long. The fastest ferry from Barcelona takes about 11 hr to reach the island. 

How much is the ferry from Barcelona to Formentera?

Ferry prices from Barcelona to Formentera start at €70. The ticket cost can be lower or higher depending on discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.

What’s the ferry schedule from Barcelona to Formentera?

In the summer, there are around 6 weekly ferry routes from Barcelona to the island of Formentera.

Ferries usually depart from Barcelona around 22:00 and arrive in Formentera around 09:30. 

What’s the distance between Barcelona and Formentera?

The distance between Barcelona and Formentera is approximately 164 nautical miles (303 km).

Am I allowed to travel from Barcelona to Formentera?

Yes, starting May 9, 2021, ferry travel from Barcelona to Formentera is allowed for holiday reasons. See more details about ferry travel and Covid-19 in Spain.

Where can I book ferry tickets from Barcelona to Formentera?

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Barcelona to Formentera on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees. See the available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare schedules and prices, and book ferry tickets from mainland Spain to Formentera online with just 4 clicks.

Platja d'Illetes in Formentera

The beautiful Platja d'Illetes, a beach with white sand in Formentera

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Barcelona to Formentera

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Barcelona to Formentera:

  • We recommend arriving at the port of Barcelona at least 1,5 hr before departure. The port gets quite busy in the summer, as it’s popular with travelers.
  • The island of Formentera is easy to get around and it has a good transport network. You can explore the island by public bus, bicycle, scooter or on foot!
  • There are many daily ferry crossings from Formentera to Ibiza, so you can easily organize a day trip or visit the island multiple times. 
  • Formentera doesn't have an airport so reaching the island by ferry is one of the easiest ways to get there. 
  • Check our Formentera travel guide for tips and useful information about the island. 

Where to take the ferry from Barcelona to Formentera

There are regular ferries departing from the port of Barcelona to Formentera and the Balearic islands. The port of Barcelona is located 9km out of the center of the city and it's easily accessible by public transport (underground or bus) as well as by car or taxi. 

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 Formentera with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Barcelona to Formentera can carry vehicles

Ferry luggage

Baleària has no weight limit for luggage as long as you can carry it on board in one go without requiring help. Bear in mind that you do not need to check in your luggage. The ferries also have lockers that are accessible throughout the journey.


Most ferries traveling from Barcelona to Ibiza have cabins as the trip duration is long. 

Daily ferries from Barcelona to Formentera