Ferry from Tangier to Algeciras

Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules

Ferries between the port of Tanger-Med in Tangier to Algeciras run all year round with at least 33 daily ferry crossings during summer. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Tangier Algeciras Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 02:00 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 2h 33m Price range: 36.00 € - 160.00 €
Algeciras Tangier Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 00:30 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 37m Price range: 36.00 € - 162.00 €

Is there a ferry from Tangier to Algeciras?

You can catch a ferry from Tangier to Algeciras year-round. During the high season, there are up to 34 daily ferry crossings. The ferry companies that usually operate on this route are FRS Iberia, Trasmediterránea, Baleària, and Africa Morocco Link

Please keep in mind that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Tangier - Algeciras crossing on Ferryhopper. 

Am I allowed to travel from Tangier to Algeciras?

Yes, ferry travel between Tangier in Morocco to Algeciras in Spain is currently allowed. 

What’s the ferry schedule from Tangier to Algeciras? 

There are usually at least 30 daily ferry crossings in the Tangier-Algeciras route. 

The earliest ferry usually departs from Tangier at 04:00 and arrives in Algeciras at 06:30, while the latest scheduled trip to Algeciras from Tangier is at 03:00, arriving at 05:30 in Algeciras.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Tangier to Algeciras? 

The cost of a single ferry ticket usually starts at €36. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, vehicle selection, and the ferry company. 


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Algeciras from Tangier. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.


Traveling from Tangier to Algeciras by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets thanks to the available discounts. The ferry companies offer discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Infants
  • Children
  • Students
  • Large families
  • Permanent residents

Note: keep in mind that available discounts may vary depending on the company you’re traveling with.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Tangier to Algeciras? 

The Tangier to Algeciras ferry duration ranges from 2 hr to 2.5 hr. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

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

You can travel with both conventional and high speed ferries from Tangier to Algeciras. The fastest ferry to Algeciras makes the trip in 2 hr.

What’s the distance between Tangier and Algeciras? 

The distance between Tanger-Med and Algeciras is around 16 nautical miles (30km). 

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Algeciras from Tangier

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

  • We recommend that you arrive at the port of Tangier at least 1.5 hr before your ferry trip, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle. 
  • UK and EU nationals don’t need a Visa to travel to Algeciras. However, it is necessary to carry your passport or ID card with you, as there are document checks at the port of Tangier.
  • From the port of Algeciras, you can also cross by ferry to Ceuta. Check our Map of ferries to discover ferry connections from Algeciras to this city.
  • If you decide to travel with FRS ferries, keep in mind that they offer a free bus service, connecting the ports of Algeciras and Tarifa.
  • If you are looking for more details on the Spain - Morocco ferries, check our detailed blog post. 

Where to take the ferry from Tangier to Algeciras

Usually, the ferries from Tangier to Algeciras and the coast of mainland Spain depart from the port of Tanger-Med, which is Tangier’s new port.

The port is located 50km east of the city of Tangier and it's easily accessible from the city center by car, taxi, train, or bus.

At the port, there are several services available, including information desks, parking lots, currency exchange offices, many restaurants and cafés, and shops. 

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

Yes, ferries traveling from Tangier to Algeciras can carry vehicles

Ferry luggage

The ferry companies are usually quite flexible when it comes to luggage size and weight. You can keep your luggage next to you or store your bags and suitcases in the designated luggage area on the ferry from Tangier to Algeciras.

Good to know: bear in mind that there is no check-in procedure for luggage items. 

Tip: we recommend that you don’t carry more than 50kg of luggage to avoid delays due to restricted space in the luggage area.


Some ferries operating the route from Tangier to Algeciras have cabins as well as numbered seats. 

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Algeciras from Tangier, depending on the company and type of vessel you’ve chosen. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Tangier to Algeciras? 

You can easily book Algeciras ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare companies, itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Algeciras from Tangier with just a few clicks.

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