Ferry Motril - Melilla

Tickets, Prices, Schedules & Times

There are around 6 weekly ferry crossings between the Spanish port of Motril and the autonomous city of Melilla in North Africa. Find all information regarding schedules and ticket prices on Ferryhopper and plan your Motril - Melilla ferry trip hassle-free.

Ferry schedules from Motril to Melilla

Motril Melilla Trip frequency: 3 days per week First trip: 08:00 Last trip: 23:00 Average duration: 6h 45m Price range: 55.50 € - 95.00 €
Melilla Motril Trip frequency: 4 days per week First trip: 15:00 Last trip: 23:00 Average duration: 6h 30m Price range: 55.50 € - 95.00 €
Ferry companies BALEARIA

Motril - Melilla ferries, schedules and times

Normally, the ferry route between Motril and Melilla is available year-round with 6 weekly crossings, operated by Baleària. You can find all Motril - Melilla ferries in real time on Ferryhopper and book your tickets online.

The earliest ferry from Motril to Melilla leaves at 08:00 in the morning, while the last departure is scheduled for 23:00.

The earliest Melilla - Motril ferry crossing is at 15:00, while the last ferry to the Andalusian city leaves at 23:00.

Ferry tickets, discounts and offers

Motril - Melilla ferry prices

Standard Motril - Melilla ferry tickets start at €55, though the final cost can be higher or lower depending on discounts, vehicle selection and cabin/seat type.

Discounts & offers

You can find year-round discount tickets for children, toddlers, large families and permanent residents when traveling between the ports of Motril and Melilla.

As for seasonal offers, you can browse and compare all available ferry deals on Ferryhopper in real time. Find the best Motril - Melilla ferry prices and plan your trip step-by-step.

Book Motril - Melilla ferry ticket

You can book Motril - Melilla ferry tickets on Ferryhopper easily and quickly. Find all available ferry connections, compare prices and timetables, and plan your ferry trip between Spain and North Africa!

Useful FAQs about the ferry route

How long is the Motril - Melilla ferry ride?

The duration of the ferry trip between Motril and Melilla is 6-7.5 hr. Travel time depends on the company and the type of ferry. 

Is there a high-speed ferry between Motril and Melilla?

Among the different types of vessels serving the Motril - Melilla ferry route, the fastest ferry makes the crossing in roughly 6 hr.

What's the distance between Motril and Melilla?

The distance between Motril and Melilla is approximately 93 nautical miles (172 km).

Where do ferries depart from?

Ferries to Melilla depart from the Andalusian port of Motril (also known as the port of Motril-Granada), just 4 km from the main town. It is easily accessible by car, taxi and bus.

Ferries to Motril, on the other hand, depart from the port of Melilla, located on the north coast of Africa. It is an autonomous Spanish city bordered by Morocco.

On-board services

Vehicle transportation

You can bring along your vehicle on the ferry between Motril and Melilla, as long as you book your vehicle ticket well in advance.

Ferry luggage

On the ferries of Baleària, you can carry the maximum luggage that you can get on board by yourself, without help and in one go. Motril - Melilla ferries might also have open luggage trunks in the passenger lounges, where you can leave your luggage during the trip.

Cabins and seating

Ferries traveling between Motril and Melilla have cabins for a more comfortable trip between Spain and North Africa.

Pet travel

On Motril - Melilla ferries, you can smoothly travel with your pet. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets, and also contact the ferry operator regarding pet policies and infrastructures.

Extra tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip

Here are some travel tips for your ferry trip between Motril and Melilla: 

  • We recommend you arrive at the port of Motril or Melilla at least 1.5 hr before your departure, as it can get busy, especially in the summer and on the weekends.
  • For more information regarding trips to/from Spanish ports, check out the ferry schedules for Spain.
  • From Melilla, you can also reach the Moroccan city of Nador, which is also connected to various Spanish ports. Check out all Spain - Morocco ferries in our dedicated article.
  • To better browse all the available ferry connections, check out our Map of ferries, visualize your trip and include destinations in one booking!

About Motril

The Andalusian port town of Motril is located in the province of Granada. With a mix of Mediterranean beaches, Andalusian delicacies and vivid nightlife, there’s plenty to do here. Check out our Motril travel guide to get started!

About Melilla

The breathtaking coastal wonder that is Melilla is located on the northwest coast of Africa. It is a Spanish autonomous city close to the Sahara Desert and right next to Morocco. Discover more about the ferry port of Melilla here, including travel tips and recommendations.