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Melilla to Motril Ferry

Typically ferries from Melilla to Motril run 3 times a week. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Melilla to Motril, Balearia & FRS Iberia. Melilla Motril Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Melilla Motril Ferry Times

Melilla Motril ferries typically depart from Melilla at around 15:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Motril to Melilla is approximately 6h 22m.

Melilla to Motril Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Melilla to Motril typically range between $175* and $671*. On average the Melilla Motril ferry is $392*. The cheapest Melilla Motril ferry prices start from $21*. The average price for a foot passenger is $170*. The average price for a Melilla Motril car ferry is $426*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Motril from Melilla?

The distance between Melilla and Motril is approximately 107.2 miles (172.5km), or 93.1 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Melilla to Motril?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Melilla to Motril provided by Balearia, FRS Iberia. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Melilla and Motril.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Melilla Motril ferry?

Yes, Melilla Motril ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Melilla to Motril with Balearia, FRS Iberia.

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Melilla - Motril Route summary
Departure Country Spain
Destination Country Spain
No. of Operators 2
Operators Balearia & FRS Iberia
Average Price A$393*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 6h 22m
Fastest Sailing Duration 5h 30m
First Ferry 15:00
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 93 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Melilla to Motril?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Melilla to Motril is approximately 4h 52m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Melilla to Motril?

The average price of a ferry from Melilla to Motril is approximately 229 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Melilla to Motril?

Melilla to Motril is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Balearia
  • FRS

How can I book ferry tickets from Melilla to Motril?

Ferries from Melilla to Motril are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

How far is Motril from Melilla?

The distance between Melilla to Motril is approximately 93 nautical miles.

Melilla Guide

The Spanish administered city of Melilla is located on the north west African coast and shares a border with Morocco. The city lies across the sea from the Spanish provinces of Granada and Almeria and is next to the Alboran Sea. With an area of around 12 sq. km it is one of two permanently inhabited Spanish administered cities on the continent of Africa, the other being Ceuta. The closest city in Morocco to Melilla is Nador and the Moroccan settlement of Beni Ansar lies immediately to the south. Radiating out in a semicircle around the beach and port of Melilla is the city itself and is on the eastern side of the peninsular of Cape Tres Forcas, at the bottom of Mount Gurugu and at the mouth of the Rio de Oro.

The city's port offers passenger ferry connections to Almeria and Malaga on the Spanish mainland. The passenger and cargo route between Europe and Morocco use the ferry links to Melilla. As a result, the port and associated business form an important source of income for the city.


Motril Guide

The Spanish town of Motril is located in the southern most part of the province of Grenada, between the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the Mediterranean Sea. The city of Malaga is around 100 km from Motril and Seville is around 3 hours away by car and Madrid 5 hours away. Motril's port is an important commercial port, fishing harbour and yacht club that has moorings for 190 boats. Motril's Holy Week has been declared an event of National Tourist Interest and consists of 12 brotherhood, 23 pasos and more than 6,000 followers and during the week there are daily processions. The event first took place in 1600 with the eldest brotherhood, the Vera Cruz. Following the Spanish Civil War, every brotherhood had to restore its patrimony.

The town of Motril's sub tropical climate and its calm, warm waters, make it a popular tourist destination especially for those who enjoy water sports. The sea bed around the town also offer exciting diving opportunities for scuba divers.

In the pretty marina you will find water sports facilities and boat excursions. Ferries from the port depart to Melilla, Al Hoceima and Nador.


Melilla to Motril Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 15/7/2024 and 21/7/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Balearia 15:00 21:00 6 hours Tue, Fri
Balearia 16:00 21:30 5 hours 30 minutes Mon
Balearia 23:59 06:00 6 hours 1 minute Sun
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