Traveling from Barcelona to Menorca by ferry
There are about 20 weekly ferry crossings from Barcelona to the ports of Menorca, with a duration ranging from 4 hrs to 8 hrs. Read the latest information about the route in our ferry guide.
Ferry schedules from Barcelona to Menorca*
Is there a ferry from Barcelona to Menorca?
There are daily ferry crossings from Barcelona to the ports of Menorca (or Minorca) throughout the year. The route is usually operated by the ferry companies Baleària and Trasmediterránea.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules and buy your ferry ticket for the Barcelona-Menorca route on Ferryhopper.
How long is the ferry ride from Barcelona to Menorca?
The duration of the ferry ride from Barcelona to Menorca can be from 4 hrs to 8 hrs. Travel time depends on the company, type of ferry (fast or standard) and the destination port.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Barcelona to Menorca?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries traveling from Barcelona to Menorca. The fastest ferry to Menorca reaches the island in 4 hrs.
How much is the ferry from Barcelona to Menorca?
The cost of the ferry trip from Barcelona to Menorca starts from €59. The final price can be higher or lower depending on available offers, seat or cabin type, and vehicle selection.
What’s the ferry schedule from Barcelona to Menorca?
There are approximately 20 weekly ferry crossings from the port of Barcelona to both the ports of Menorca: Ciutadella and Mahón.
The earliest ferry usually departs from Barcelona around 17.00 and arrives at the port of Ciutadella in Menorca at 21.00. The latest ferry departs around 23.30 from Barcelona and arrives at the port of Mahón at 07.00.
What’s the distance between Barcelona and Menorca?
The distance between Barcelona and Menorca is approximately 110 nautical miles (204 km).
Am I allowed to travel from Barcelona to Menorca?
Yes, starting May 9, 2021, ferry travel from Barcelona to Mallorca is allowed for holiday reasons. See more details about ferry travel and Covid-19 in Spain.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Barcelona to Menorca?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Barcelona to Menorca on Ferryhopper at no extra cost. Find information about the available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare companies, prices, and book your trip to Menorca in just 4 clicks.
The historical landmark of Pedreres De S’hostal in Menorca - part quarry and part sculpture.
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Barcelona to Menorca
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Barcelona to Menorca:
- The port of Barcelona is one of the busiest in Europe. We recommend arriving at the port at least 1,5 hr prior to departure, especially if you’re traveling with a vehicle.
- Menorca has 2 ports: Mahón in the east, and Ciutadella in the west. There is a regular bus service that connects the ports that takes about 1 h and the ticket is around €10.
- Menorca is popular for its untamed and wild beaches, but it is a great destination for families too. There are several family-friendly beaches on the island, such as Son Saura.
- Menorca is a great destination for sustainable holidays. The island has been declared a natural and biosphere reserve by UNESCO so it also offers eco-tourism facilities and experiences.
- Read our Menorca travel guide for useful information and tips about the island.
Where to take the ferry from Barcelona to Menorca
There are frequent ferry crossings from the port of Barcelona to Menorca 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 (bus or underground) as well as by 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.
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 Menorca with a car?
Yes, the ferries that travel from Barcelona to Menorca can carry vehicles.
Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. In Baleària ferries you can carry the maximum luggage that you can get on board by yourself, without help and in one go. There are also open luggage trunks in the passenger lounges, where you can leave your luggage during the trip. 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.
Most of the ferries traveling from Barcelona to Menorca have cabins as the trip duration can be long.