Traveling from Valencia to Formentera by ferry
The best way to reach Formentera from Valencia is through Ibiza. There are 1-2 daily ferry crossings from Valencia to Ibiza and frequent daily crossings in the Ibiza - Formentera route. Read our ferry guide with the latest information for this route.
Is there a ferry from Valencia to Formentera?
There aren't any direct connections from Valencia to Formentera, but you can get the ferry to Ibiza and then travel to Formentera from there. There are normally 10 weekly crossings from Valencia to the port of Ibiza. The route is usually operated by Trasmediterránea and Baleària.
The ferry route from Ibiza to Formentera has frequent daily departures throughout the year. The Ibiza-Formentera route is normally operated by 4 ferry companies: Baleària, Mediterránea Pitiusa, Naviera Aquabus, and Trasmapi.
Please note that ferry schedules may change from season to season. You can find real-time information about your trip from Valencia - Formentera route and book ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.
How long is the ferry ride from Valencia to Formentera?
Ferry duration from Valencia to Ibiza is around 5 hr. The trip from Ibiza to Formentera takes approximately about 30 min. This means that you spend about 5.5 hr on the ferry when traveling from Valencia to Formentera.
Total travel time from Valencia to Formentera depends on the waiting time between the crossings. The shortest journey takes about 6 hr with a 30-min stop in Ibiza, depending on the ferry schedules.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Valencia to Formentera?
Yes, there are high-speed ferries traveling from Valencia to Formentera. The fastest ferry serving the Valencia-Ibiza route takes 5 hr to get to the island, while the fastest ferry from Ibiza reaches Formentera in 25 min.
How much is the ferry from Valencia to Formentera?
The cost of a standard ferry ticket from Valencia to Ibiza is around €60, while ferry prices from Ibiza to Formentera start at around €15. Therefore, the minimum total cost for the ferry trip from Valencia to Formentera comes to about €80. Prices can be lower or higher depending on discounts, seat type and vehicle selection.
What’s the ferry schedule from Valencia to Formentera?
There are no direct ferry connections from Valencia to Formentera, but you can catch the ferry to Ibiza and get to Formentera from there. Normally, there are around 10 weekly ferry crossings from Valencia to the island of Ibiza.
The earliest ferry usually departs from Valencia at 21.30 and arrives in Ibiza at 04.30. You can, then, catch a ferry from Ibiza to Formentera daily from 07:00 to 01:30.
What’s the distance between Valencia and Formentera?
The distance between Valencia and Formentera is approximately 92 nautical miles (171km).
Am I allowed to travel from Valencia to Formentera?
At the moment, restrictions might apply to ferry travel from Valencia to Formentera and the Balearic islands. Travel within the autonomous community of Valencia is permitted, however, you need a negative PCR test to travel by ferry from mainland Spain to the Balearic Islands. 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 ferry tickets from Valencia to Formentera?
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Valencia to Formentera on Ferryhopper with no extra fees. See all available ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare schedules and prices, and book ferry tickets to Formentera online with just 4 clicks.
Bicycles parked at Platja d'Illetes beach in Formentera.
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Valencia to Formentera
- We recommend arriving at the port of Valencia at least 1,5 hr before your scheduled departure as it can get busy, especially in the summer.
- There is no option to fly directly to Formentera as the island does not have an airport, so traveling by ferry is the easiest way to get to the island.
- One of the best ways to travel around Formentera is by bicycle. The island also supports eco-friendly practices and sustainable holidays.
- Check out our Formentera travel guide for more tips and useful information about the island.
Where to take the ferry from Valencia to Formentera?
The port of Valencia is located close to the center of the city. It's easily accessible by public transport, taxi or your own vehicle. There is also a shuttle bus that transfers passengers to the port terminals.
You can then take a ferry to the port of La Savina in Formentera from the main port of Ibiza town.
Can I travel on the ferry from Valencia to Formentera with a car?
You can travel with a vehicle in the majority of the ferries from Valencia to Ibiza and on some ferries to Formentera. However, Formentera allows limited transportation of vehicles from Ibiza and mainland Spain in order to reduce pollution and traffic. So we recommend that you book your vehicle ferry tickets in advance as the availability is limited.
Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Trasmediterranea allows passengers a maximum of 40 kg of luggage for cabins and 30 kg for seats, while ferries often have closed luggage storage rooms. Baleària has no weight limit for luggage as long as you can carry it on board in one go without requiring help. Bear in mind that you do not need to check in your luggage. The ferries also have lockers that are accessible throughout the journey.
Most of the ferries that travel from Valencia to Ibiza have cabins as well as numbered seats for a more comfortable trip. Few of the larger ferries traveling from Ibiza to Formentera also offer cabins.