Ferry Almería - Nador

Tickets, Prices, Schedules & Times

You can travel between Almería in Spain and Nador in Morocco all year round. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Almería to Nador

Almería Nador Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:00 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 6h 17m Price range: 46.86 € - 1,466.00 €
Nador Almería Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 06:30 Last trip: 23:59 Average duration: 7h 40m Price range: 43.36 € - 1,466.00 €

Almería - Nador ferries, schedules and times

Ferries are available with several daily crossings throughout the year. The route is normally served by 3 ferry companies: Baleària, Naviera Armas and Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV).

Ferries to Nador from Almería normally run up to 6 times daily, depending on the season. Sailings are available throughout the day. The earliest ferry from Almería to Nador usually departs at 07:30 (Spain time) and reaches the port at 12:00 (Morocco time). The last crossing is usually scheduled around 23:00-00:00 (Spain time), arriving in Morocco between 06:00 and 07:30 (Morocco time).

As for the return route, there are normally up to 6 daily ferries from Nador to Almería. The earliest crossing is usually scheduled at 06:30 (Morocco time) and reaches Almería around 14:00 (Spain time). The last ferry to Almería normally leaves around midnight (Morocco time), arriving at 06:00-07:00 (Spain time) the next morning.

Ferry tickets, discounts and offers

Almería - Nador ferry prices

Tickets for the Almería - Nador ferry route start at around €50. That also applies to the return route. The final price may vary depending on the company, seat type, vehicle selection, and available discounts.

Discounts & offers

There are special discounts for certain passenger categories, such as: 

  • Children up to 11-13 years old
  • Permanent residents
  • Seniors

Note: infants and toddlers up to 1 or 3 years old normally travel for free. Bear in mind that available discounts may vary from one ferry company to another.

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Useful FAQs about the ferry route

How long is the Almería - Nador ferry ride?

The duration of the sailing between Almería and Nador ranges from 5.5 to 9 hr. Ferry time mainly depends on the ferry operator, the vessel type and the weather conditions.

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Is there a high-speed ferry between Almería and Nador?

The Almería - Nador route is normally served by conventional ferries. The fastest ferry crossing between Almería and Nador lasts approximately 5.5 hr.

What's the distance between Almería and Nador?

The distance between Almería and Nador is around 101 nautical miles (187 km).

Where do ferries depart from?

The port of Almería is very close to the city center of Almería. The ferry from Almería to Nador normally departs from Muelle de la Ribera, near the Almería port entrance. There, you can find parking lots, bars and restaurants.

As for the trip to Almería from Nador, ferries depart from docks in the port of Nador. It is located in the small town of Beni Ansar, 13 km north of the Nador city center. Close to the ferry terminal, there is a waiting area, cafés and restaurants. There is also a parking lot, as well as car rental services.

On-board services & facilities

Vehicle transportation

All ferries running between Almería and Nador 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.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. More specifically:

  • On Naviera Armas ferries, you can bring 1 larger piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 60 kg or 4 small pieces of luggage.
  • On Baleària ferries, there is no specific weight limit for your personal luggage, as long as you carry them on board by yourself.
  • On GNV ferries, there is no specific weight limit for your personal luggage. However, you can carry up to 2 pieces of hand luggage.

Cabins and seating

Ferries traveling between Almería and Nador in Morocco have different types of cabin options, such as single beds in women’s/men’s cabins, private internal cabins, and cabins with a window.

Alternatively, you can book airplane-type numbered seats to travel in comfort.

Pet travel

On Almería - Nador ferries, you can bring your pet on board for a small fee. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information when booking your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for all pets. Moreover, there are normally kennels and pet-friendly cabins available on board.

Make sure to carry along your pet’s ID, health certificates, tickets, and any supplies you may need for your trip.

Extra tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip:

  • We recommend arriving at the port of Almería at least 1 hr before departure, especially if you travel with a vehicle in high season.
  • The city of Nador is just a 30-min drive to Melilla. Before riding the ferry to Almería, you can visit Melilla across the border and witness the region’s history.
  • To get to the Nador port by car, follow National Route 15 (N15) connecting the city of Nador to Beni Ensar and the port.
  • You can reach the port of Nador by train from major Moroccan cities. The Taourirt - Nador line connects Beni Ensar to the national railway network. There are also bus services (operated by CTM) connecting the town of Beni Ensar to some of Morocco’s main urban centers, such as Fez, Casablanca, Marrakech, and Tangier.
  • Find more information and tips about ferries between Spain and Morocco in our dedicated blog.

About Almería

The port of Almería in Andalusia is a major starting point for ferries traveling from Spain to North Africa. Find all the info you need about the city and port on our Almería travel guide.

About Nador

Discover Ferryhopper’s tips for a perfect vacation in Nador, and enjoy the authentic Moroccan experience and beautiful nearby beaches of the coastal city.