Ferry from Tarifa to Tangier Ville

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Tarifa and Tangier run throughout the year with 12 daily crossings. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Tarifa Tangier Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 09:00 Latest ferry: 23:00 Average duration: Price range: 43.50 € - 55.50 €
Tangier Tarifa Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 08:00 Latest ferry: 22:00 Average duration: 2h Price range: 43.50 € - 55.50 €
Ferry companies FRS IBERIA

Is there a ferry from Tarifa to Tangier?

Yes, there are usually 12 daily crossings serving the Tarifa - Tangier ferry route all year round. The route is operated by FRS Iberia and Inter Shipping. Ferries from Tarifa reach the port of Tangier Ville in the center of the Moroccan city.

Am I allowed to travel from Tarifa to Tangier?

Yes, you can travel from Tarifa to the port of Tangier by ferry at the moment. 

However, travel guidelines may change so check the latest updates on Covid-19 and see more details about ferries between Spain and Morocco.

What’s the ferry schedule from Tarifa to Tangier

There are usually up to 12 daily crossings operating the Tarifa - Tangier route.

The earliest ferry usually departs at 08:00, reaching the port of Tangier around 09:15. The latest ferry leaves from Tarifa at 20:00, arriving in Tangier around 21:15.

Tip: bear in mind that ferry schedules may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Tarifa to Tangier?

The Tarifa -Tangier ferry price starts at €38. The ticket cost depends on discounts, vehicle selection and season.


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


Children up to 3 years can travel from Tarifa to Tangier for free. There are also special discounts for children between the ages of 4 and 12, students, large families and permanent residents.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Tarifa to Tangier?

The Tarifa - Tangier ferry trip takes about 1 hr 15 min. The duration of the trip depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

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

Yes, the ferry trip from Tarifa to Tangier is operated by hydrofoils. The fastest ferry takes about 1 hr to reach the port of Tangier.

What’s the distance between Tarifa and Tangier?

The distance between Tarifa and Tangier is around 17 nautical miles (31km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Tarifa to Tangier

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

  • We recommend arriving at the port of Tarifa at least 90 min before departure as it can get busy, especially in the summer. 
  • Algeciras is also a popular starting point for trips to the Moroccan coast. You can hop on a ferry from Algeciras to Tangier and explore the beauty of the Moroccan coastal city.
  • Read our Tangier travel guide for more tips and useful information about the Morrocan city. 

Where to take the ferry from Tarifa to Tangier

You can reach Tangier from the port of Tarifa in southern Spain. The port of Tarifa is the closest port of Spain to Morocco. There is a terminal very close to the port entrance where you can catch the ferry to Tangier. Near the port, there are also shops and restaurants, as well as a small beach. 

Ferries departing from Tarifa reach the port of the city of Tangier (Tangier Ville) rather than Tanger Med, which is located 40 minutes away from Tangier.

Tip: if you do not want to travel with your vehicle, you can leave it in one of the parking lots close to the port, offering 24/7 surveillance.

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

Yes, it is possible to embark your vehicle on the ferries operating the Tarifa -Tangier connection.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Specifically:

  • FRS Iberia allows passengers to take their luggage on board at no extra cost.
  • On Inter Shipping ferries, you can bring a piece of luggage weighing up to 30kg.


Since the Tarifa - Tangier crossing is quite short, there are no cabins. For extra comfort, there are numbered seats.

Pet travel

On Tarifa -Tangier ferries, you can bring your pet on board. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for all pets.

Where can I book ferry tickets from Tarifa to Tangier?

You can book cheap ferry tickets to Tangier online on Ferryhopper. On our Map of ferries, you can check all available ferry connections, compare companies and ticket prices, and book your ferry trip to Tangier at no extra cost.

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