Ferry Tarifa - Tangier Ville
Tickets, Prices, Schedules & Times
Tarifa - Tangier ferries, schedules and times
Ferries are available with several daily crossings throughout the year. The route is normally served by the FRS Iberia DFDS ferry company.
Ferries from Tarifa to Tangier usually depart 5-9 times a day, depending on the season. There are sailings departing from morning to evening. The first ferry to Tangier from Tarifa usually departs at 07:00 (Spain time) reaching the port at 07:00 (Morocco time), and the latest crossing is at 21:00 or 23:00.
As for the return route, there are up to 5-9 daily crossings from Tangier Ville to Tarifa as well. The first crossing is usually scheduled at 06:00 (Morocco time) and reaches Tarifa around 08:00 (Spain time). The last ferry leaves around 20:00 (Morocco time), but there might also be a crossing at midnight.
Ferry tickets, discounts and offers
Tarifa - Tangier ferry prices
Tickets for the Tarifa - Tangier Ville ferry route start at around €39. That also applies for the return route. The final price may vary depending on travel class, vehicle selection and available discounts.
Discounts & offers
With FRS Iberia DFDS, 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 Tarifa - Tangier ferry ride?
The duration of the sailing between Tarifa and Tangier Ville is around 1 hr. Ferry time depends on the crossing and the weather conditions.
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Is there a high-speed ferry between Tarifa and Tangier?
Yes, the Tarifa - Tangier Ville route is served by high-speed ferries. The fastest ferry crossing between Tarifa and Tangier lasts approximately 1 hr.
What's the distance between Tarifa and Tangier?
The distance between Tarifa and Tangier is around 17 nautical miles (31 km).
Where do ferries depart from?
Ferries from the port of Tarifa to Tangier normally depart from the FRS Iberia DFDS ferry terminal, located close to the entrance of the port of Tarifa.
As for the trip to Tarifa from Tangier, FRS Iberia DFDS ferries depart from the port of Tangier Ville, on the western edge of the city harbor.
On-board services & facilities
All ferries traveling between Tarifa and Tangier have car decks for vehicle transportation, so you can bring your car or motorbike on board.
Make sure you book your ferry tickets for vehicle transportation in advance, as they usually sell out fast during high season.
On FRS Iberia DFDS 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 hr), there are no cabins available on vessels traveling between Tangier (Morocco) and Tarifa. There is only seating (standard seats) included in your ticket.
All pets are welcome on Tarifa - Tangier Ville ferries at no extra charge. Remember 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 FRS Iberia DFDS ferries, 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:
- We recommend arriving at the port of Tarifa at least 1.5 hr before departure, especially if you travel with a vehicle in the summer months.
- The port of Tarifa is close to the town and you can easily get to the port by car, taxi or on foot. Moreover, the FRS Iberia DFDS offers passengers a free shuttle service to the port.
- Near the port of Tarifa, you can find both short-term and long-term parking facilities. There’s 24/7 surveillance and the first 30 min are free of charge.
- You can reach the port of Tanger Ville by car, bus or train from other important cities in Morocco, such as Rabat, Casablanca and Marrakech.
- Find more information and tips about ferries between Spain and Morocco in our dedicated blog.
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