Ferry Tangier - Gibraltar
Tickets, Prices, Schedules & Times
Tangier - Gibraltar ferries, schedules and times
Ferries between Tangier (Morocco) and Gibraltar operate sporadically. There are usually 1-2 crossings per month. The route is normally served by the FRS ferry company.
Ferries to Gibraltar usually depart up to twice a month from the Tanger Med port. Most sailings are scheduled in the evening, around 20:00.
As for the return route, most ferries from Gibraltar to Tangier depart around 19:00 and there are up to 2 departures a month.
Ferry tickets, discounts and offers
Tangier - Gibraltar prices
Tickets for the Tangier - Gibraltar ferry route start at around €38. That also applies for the return route. The final price may vary depending on seat type, vehicle selection and available discounts.
Discounts & offers
With FRS, you can book discount tickets for children aged 4-13 years old. There are bigger discounts for children 1-3 years old, while infants (<1 year old) normally travel for free.
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Useful FAQs about the ferry route
How long is the Tangier - Gibraltar ferry ride?
The duration of the sailing between Tangier and Gibraltar is around 1.5 hr. Ferry time depends on the crossing and the weather conditions.
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Is there a high-speed ferry between Tangier and Gibraltar?
No, there are only conventional ferries serving the Tangier - Gibraltar route. The fastest ferry crossing between Tangier and Gibraltar lasts approximately 1.5 hr.
What's the distance between Tangier and Gibraltar?
The distance between Tanger Med and Gibraltar is around 18 nautical miles (33 km).
Where do ferries depart from?
Ferries to Gibraltar from Tangier normally depart from the passenger docks in the Tanger Med port.
As for the trip to Tangier from Gibraltar, ferries depart from the ferry port of Gibraltar in the neighborhood of North District. The ferry terminal is located on the western part of the port.
On-board services & facilities
All ferries traveling between Gibraltar and Tangier have car decks for vehicle transportation, so you can bring your car or motorbike.
Make sure you book ferry tickets for your vehicle well in advance, as they sell out fast.
On FRS ferries, there is no specific weight limit for luggage. Normally, you can take your luggage on board at no extra cost.
Cabins and seating
As the ferry trip is pretty short (1.5 hours), there are no cabins available on vessels traveling between Gibraltar and Tangier (Morocco). There is only seating (standard seats) included in your ticket.
All pets are welcome on Tangier - Gibraltar ferries at no extra cost. Make sure to register your pet when booking your tickets.
Small pets (<6 kg) can travel in the passenger areas, as long as they stay in their carrier. Larger pets (>6kg) can travel in the luggage area (car deck) or on the open deck, and should remain in their carrier. There are also kennels available on board, that you can book in advance.
Make sure to carry along your pet’s ID, health certificates, tickets, and any supplies you may need for your trip.
Useful tips for your ferry trip
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip:
- The port of Tangier can get quite busy during high season, so make sure you arrive at least 1 hr before departure.
- As the Gibraltar - Tangier route is not operated frequently, you can use the port of Algeciras as an alternative to reach Morocco. Algeciras is about 1 hr away from Gibraltar. There are usually daily ferries from Algeciras to Tangier.
- The modern harbor of Gibraltar is just 15 min on foot from the Gibraltar town center, so you can easily walk there from most hotels and major attractions. Alternatively, you can get to the port with your own vehicle or by public transport. There are several buses that stop at the port. Moreover, the Gibraltar airport is only 15 min away from the port.
- The Tanger Med mega port is located 50 km northeast of Tangier. You can reach it from Tangier in less than 1 hr by car or taxi and in more than 2 hr by bus. If you wish to leave your vehicle, there are 2 public parking lots in the port area.
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Traveling from or to Gibraltar? Find all the info you need about the popular port in the Iberian Peninsula on our Gibraltar travel guide.