Ferry Genoa - Tangier
Tickets, Prices, Schedules & Times
Genoa - Tangier ferries, schedules and times
Ferries are available with several weekly crossings throughout the year. The route is normally served by the GNV (Grandi Navi Veloci) ferry company.
Ferries to Tangier depart up to 3 times a week from the port of Genoa. Most sailings are scheduled in the afternoon. The earliest ferry to Tangier departs at 13:00 reaching the port at 14:45 the afternoon after next, and the latest crossing is at 17:00 arriving at around 19:00 the evening after next. Occasionally, there are also night crossings departing at 23:00 or 01:45.
As for the return route, there are up to 3 weekly crossings from Tangier (Tanger Med) to Genoa. Most ferries depart around midnight and arrive in Genoa at 08:45 the morning after next. There are also some crossings scheduled at around 18:30 or 12:00.
Ferry tickets, discounts and offers
Genoa - Tangier ferry prices
Tickets for the ferry route start at around €102. That also applies for the return route. The final price may vary depending on seasonality, seat type and vehicle selection.
Discounts & offers
With GNV, you can book discount tickets for children aged 4-11 years old. Infants and toddlers up to 3 years old normally travel for free.
As for limited-time offers, you can discover the best available deals for this route on Ferryhopper. All offers are applied automatically upon booking.
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Useful FAQs about the ferry route
How long is the Genoa - Tangier ferry ride?
The duration of the sailing between Genoa and Tangier ranges from 49.5 hr to around 57 hr, depending on the crossing and the weather conditions.
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Is there a high-speed ferry between Genoa and Tangier?
No, there are only conventional ferries serving routes between the two destinations. The fastest ferry crossing between Genoa and Tangier lasts approximately 49.5 hr.
What's the distance between Genoa and Tangier?
The distance between the two ports is approximately 1849 km (998 nautical miles).
Where do ferries depart from?
Ferries from the port of Genoa to Tangier normally depart from the Piazzale Iqbal Masih pier.
As for the trip to Genoa from Tangier, ferries depart from the passenger docks in the Tanger Med port.
On-board services & facilities
All ferries traveling between Genoa and Tangier have car decks for vehicle transportation. You can bring your car, motorbike or caravan on board.
Make sure you book your ferry tickets for vehicle transportation well in advance, as they sell out fast during high season.
On GNV ferries, there is no specific weight limit for luggage. You can carry up to 2 pieces of luggage. The ferries also have lockers that you can access throughout the journey.
Cabins and seating
There are many types of cabins on Genoa - Tangier ferries: from single beds (women’s/men’s cabins), to whole cabins with a window, and even suites (double-bed or triple). As for seating, there are comfortable numbered seats available.
Tip: we strongly recommend booking a cabin, as the crossings have a long duration, lasting more than 49 hr.
You can bring your pet on-board Genoa - Tangier ferries. Make sure to fill out all necessary information when booking your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for all pets.
Useful tips for your ferry trip
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip:
- The port of Genoa can get quite busy during high season, so make sure you arrive at least 1 hr before departure.
- Algeciras is also a popular starting point for trips to Morocco. You can catch a ferry from Algeciras to Tangier and travel to the Moroccan coastal city from Spain.
- You can easily reach the port of Genoa by bus or metro. Moreover, near the port of Genoa, you can find parking lots, restaurants, shops, and supermarkets.
- 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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