The coast of Algeciras

Ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras

Tickets & Schedules

Traveling from Ceuta to Algeciras by ferry

There are at least 10 daily ferry crossings from Ceuta to Algeciras all year round and the trip lasts about 1 hr. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.

Ferry schedules from Ceuta to Algeciras*

Is there a ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras?

There are more than 10 daily ferry crossings from Ceuta to Algeciras. The ferry companies that usually operate on this route are FRS, Trasmediterránea and Baleària. 

Please note that ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time information about the Ceuta-Algeciras route on our ferry ticket booking engine

How long is the ferry ride from Ceuta to Algeciras?

The duration of the ferry ride from Ceuta to Algeciras is between 1 hr to 1,5 hr. Travel time depends on the company and the type of ferry. 

Is there a high-speed ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras?

Yes, there are numerous high-speed ferries serving the Ceuta-Algeciras route. The fastest ferry to Algeciras takes 1 hr to reach the port in the south of Spain. 

How much is the ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras?

The ferry price from Ceuta to Algeciras ranges from €27 to €34. The ticket cost can get higher or lower depending on discounts, seat type or vehicle selection.

What’s the ferry schedule from Ceuta to Algeciras?

There are normally 10 to 15 daily ferry crossings from the port of Ceuta in northern Africa to the port of Algeciras in the Iberian peninsula. 

The earliest ferry usually departs at 06:00 and arrives in Algeciras at 07:00. The latest crossing from Ceuta is at 23:30, reaching the Spanish port city around 00:30.

What’s the distance between Ceuta and Algeciras?

The distance between Ceuta and Algeciras is around 15 nautical miles (28 km).

Am I allowed to travel from Ceuta to Algeciras?

At the moment, it is only possible to travel to Algeciras from the port of Ceuta only for justified, non-holiday reasons. The autonomous community of Andalusia is also under perimetral confinement. Bear in mind that travel guidelines may change, so make sure you check with the ferry company for the latest information.

Where can I book ferry tickets from Ceuta to Algeciras?

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Ceuta to Algeciras on Ferryhopper at no extra cost. On our Map of ferries, you can find all available connections, compare ferry companies and fares, and plan your trip online with just 4 clicks.

Sandy beach in Algeciras

Sandy beach on the Bay of Algeciras with a view to the Rock of Gibraltar.

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Ceuta to Algeciras

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Ceuta to Algeciras:

  • Make sure you arrive at the port of Ceuta at least 1h before departure. During the high season, the port can get quite busy despite its small size.
  • The port city of Ceuta in North Africa is close to two major Moroccan cities: Tangier and Tetouan, where you can easily travel to with your passport. 
  • Algeciras is located close to the British exclave of Gibraltar. You can easily plan a day trip to Gibraltar from Algeciras, as it is just a 30-minute drive away.
  • In Algeciras, we recommend visiting the Moroccan quarter to experience the interesting mix of cultures and taste local delicacies.
  • In the port of Algeciras, you can find port parking facilities where you can leave your vehicle and explore the beautiful city on foot.
  • Check our Algeciras travel guide for more information and useful tips about the port town in Andalusia. 

Where to take the ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras

The port of Ceuta is close to the city center and you can easily walk there in about 15 min. In walking distance from the ferry platforms, you can find cafeterias, shops and travel agencies. 

Can I travel on the ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras with a car?

Yes, ferries traveling from Ceuta to Algeciras normally carry vehicles. 

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. 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. In Baleària ferries 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 allows passengers to take their luggage on board free of charge.


Many of the ferries that travel from Ceuta to Algeciras have cabins, as well as numbered seats, for a more comfortable trip. 

Daily ferries from Ceuta to Algeciras