Ferry from Barcelona to Formentera
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Barcelona to Formentera?
Yes, there are usually at least 7 crossings per week from Barcelona to Formentera throughout the year. The route is usually operated by Baleària.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules and book your ferry ticket from Barcelona to Formentera online on Ferryhopper.
Tip: there is also an indirect route with a stopover in Ibiza, operated by Trasmed.
What’s the ferry schedule from Barcelona to Formentera?
There are usually around 7 weekly ferry crossings from Barcelona to the port of Formentera, with increased ferry frequency in the high-season months.
Normally, ferries depart from Barcelona around 20:00-22:00. Regardless of the time of departure, ferries arrive in Formentera at around 09:30 the following morning.
Note: indirect ferries to Formentera usually arrive at 07:30-09:30 in the morning, depending on the intermediate stop in Ibiza.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Barcelona to Formentera?
Ferry prices from Barcelona to Formentera normally start at €22-€74, depending on the season. The final ticket cost also depends on available discounts, seat/cabin type and vehicle selection.
On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Formentera from Barcelona. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices for the crossing you’re interested in and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.
Toddlers can travel from Barcelona to Formentera with a special discount. There are also discount tickets for children between 2 and 13 years old, large families, the elderly, and residents of the Balearic Islands.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Barcelona to Formentera?
The duration of the direct ferry trip from Barcelona to Formentera is around 11.5-13.5 hr. This depends on the type of vessel, itinerary and the weather conditions.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Barcelona to Formentera?
The Barcelona - Formentera ferry route is only operated by standard ferries that have bed cabins as well as a car deck for the transfer of vehicles.
What’s the distance between Barcelona and Formentera?
The distance between Barcelona and Formentera is approximately 164 nautical miles (303 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Formentera from Barcelona
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 prior to your departure to avoid overcrowding.
- 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 ferries from Formentera to Ibiza, so you can easily organize a day trip to the island.
- Formentera doesn't have an airport so reaching the island by ferry is the only way to get there.
- Add our Formentera travel guide to your reading list and make the best of your holidays on the island!
- Check out the latest updates on ferry travel and Covid-19 in Spain, and get ready for your Barcelona - Formentera ferry trip.
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 3 km away from the center of the city.
It's easily accessible by public transport (underground or bus), as well as by car or taxi. If you drive to the port of Barcelona, there are several parking spaces where you can park your car and then get the free shuttle bus to the ferry departure gates. Moreover, the port of Barcelona can be easily reached by walking from the city center (about 30 min).
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. The team of Ferryhopper recommends booking your vehicle ticket in advance, as there might be limited availability.
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.
For indirect routes, Trasmed allows each passenger to carry up to 30 kg per luggage item.
Most of the ferries that operate on the Barcelona - Formentera route have cabins to ensure a more comfortable and enjoyable crossing.
On Barcelona - Formentera ferries, you can bring your pet on board. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets.
We recommend contacting the ferry operator you're traveling with for further information about documents and pet travel.
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