Traveling from Tangier to Algeciras by ferry
There are at least 30 daily ferry crossings from the port of Tanger-Med in Tangier to Algeciras. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.
Ferry schedules from Tangier to Algeciras*
Is there a ferry from Tangier to Algeciras?
Normally there are daily ferry routes from Tangier to Algeciras. The ferry companies that usually operate on this route are FRS Iberia, Trasmediterránea, Baleària and Africa Morocco Link.
Please keep in mind that ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. You can find real-time schedules about the Tangier-Algeciras route on our ferry ticket booking engine.
How long is the ferry ride from Tangier to Algeciras?
The duration of the Tangier- Algeciras ferry crossing ranges from 30 min to 2,5 hrs. Travel time depends on the company and the type of ferry.
How much is the ferry from Tangier to Algeciras?
Ferry prices to Algeciras from the port of Tangier (Tanger-Med) start at €20. The final ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, seat type or vehicle selection.
What’s the ferry schedule from Tangier to Algeciras?
There are usually at least 30 ferry crossings per day in the Tangier-Algeciras route, with frequency increasing during the summer as this is one of the most popular crossings between Morocco and Spain.
The earliest ferry departs at 00:30 and arrives in Algeciras at 01:30. The latest crossing is at 23:00, reaching Algeciras around 00:00.
What’s the distance between Tangier and Algeciras?
The distance between Tanger-Med and Algeciras is around 16 nautical miles (30 km).
Am I allowed to travel from Tangier to Algeciras?
At the moment, it is not possible to travel to Algeciras from the port of Tanger-Med. Ferry routes from Morocco to Spain are currently suspended for passengers and are allowed only for goods. 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 cheap ferry tickets from Tangier to Algeciras?
You can easily book cheap ferry tickets from Tangier to Algeciras. On our Map of ferries you can check all the available ferry connections, compare companies and fares, and book your ferry tickets at no extra cost.
The city and port of Algeciras.
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Tangier to Algeciras
Here are some travel tips from your trip from Tangier to Algeciras:
- We recommend arriving at your port of departure in Tangier at least 1 hr prior to departure as it can get busy, especially in the summer.
- Algeciras is located close to the British exclave of Gibraltar, it's just a 30-minute drive through a beautiful scenery.
- In Algeciras, you can enjoy many outdoor activities and visit the Moroccan quarter to experience a fascinating mix of cultures.
- In the port of Algeciras, you can find port parking facilities where you can leave your vehicle and explore the beautiful city on foot.
- Read our Algeciras travel guide for more tips and useful information about the Andalusian city.
Where to take the ferry from Tangier to Algeciras
Usually, the ferries from Tangier to Algeciras and the coast of Andalusia depart from the port of Tanger-Med. 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.
Can I travel on the ferry from Tangier to Algeciras with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from Tanger-Med to Algeciras normally carry vehicles.
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. Africa Morocco Link allows all passengers traveling without a vehicle to bring on board a maximum of 30 kg of personal luggage.
Many of the ferries that travel from Tanger-Med to Algeciras have cabins, as well as numbered seats, for a more comfortable trip.