Ferry Ceuta - Algeciras

Tickets, Prices, Schedules

There are at least 10 daily ferry crossings from Ceuta to Algeciras all year round and the trip lasts about 1 hr. Compare ferry companies, timetables and ticket prices, and book cheap ferry tickets to Algeciras online.
Ceuta Algeciras Trip frequency: 6 days per week First trip: 06:30 Last trip: 22:30 Average duration: 1h 5m Price range: 33.80 € - 45.80 €
Algeciras Ceuta Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:00 Last trip: 23:30 Average duration: 1h 5m Price range: 33.80 € - 45.80 €

Important info about the ferries from Ceuta to Algeciras

There are more than 10 daily Ceuta - Algeciras ferries. The ferry companies that usually operate on this route are Baleària, FRS Iberia and Trasmediterránea. 

The most frequent crossing is served by FRS Iberia as its ferries to Algeciras travel at least 12 times per day. Second to that is the ferry route Algeciras - Ceuta from Baleària, with 8 daily departures. Finally, Trasmediterránea operates 5 daily departures to the Spanish city. 

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 much is the ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras?

The Ceuta - Algeciras ferry ticket costs around €33 - €40. Keep in mind that the Ceuta to Algeciras ferry prices can fluctuate based on discounts, seat type or vehicle selection.

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.

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 ferries from Ceuta to Algeciras travel from early in the morning until midnight. Specifically,  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?

Yes, starting May 9, 2021, ferry travel from Ceuta to Algeciras is allowed under specific circumstances. See more details about ferry travel and Covid-19 in Spain.

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.

Colourful buildings in Algeciras

The colorful town of Algeciras

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.
  • If you decide to travel with FRS ferries, keep in mind that the company offers a free bus service, connecting the ports of Algeciras and Tarifa.

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, there is the option of traveling on board with your vehicle. The Ceuta - Algeciras ferry prices for cars are from €65 to €70, while for motorcycles around €25. Bear in mind that the garage seats for vehicles may run out fast, so we suggest that you book your car or motorbike ticket well in advance!

Stay tuned to Ferryhopper to find all available ferry ticket discounts and offers for vehicles for the Ceuta to Algeciras ferry crossing.

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

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