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Motril Melilla Ferry

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

Motril Melilla Ferry Times

Motril Melilla ferries typically depart from Motril at around 08:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Melilla to Motril is approximately 7h 17m.

Motril to Melilla Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Motril to Melilla typically range between $361* and $1199*. On average the Motril Melilla ferry is $800*. The cheapest Motril Melilla ferry prices start from $23*. The average price for a foot passenger is $314*. The average price for a Motril Melilla car ferry is $825*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is Melilla from Motril?

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

Is there a car ferry from Motril to Melilla?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Motril Melilla ferry?

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

Motril Melilla Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Balearia - 3 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Motril - Melilla Route summary
Departure Country Spain
Destination Country Spain
No. of Operators 2
Operators Balearia & FRS Iberia
Average Price A$666*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 7h 20m
Fastest Sailing Duration 6h 0m
First Ferry 08:00
Last Ferry 23:00
Distance 93 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Motril to Melilla?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Motril to Melilla is approximately 5h 07m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • How much is the ferry from Motril to Melilla?

    The average price of a ferry from Motril to Melilla is approximately 249 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Motril to Melilla?

    Motril to Melilla is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
    • Balearia
    • FRS
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Motril to Melilla?

    Ferries from Motril to Melilla are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Motril to Melilla?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Motril to Melilla with
    • Balearia
    • FRS
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Motril to Melilla?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Motril to Melilla with
    • Balearia
    • FRS
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Motril to Melilla?

    No, pets currently are not allowed onboard this ferry service.
  • How far is Melilla from Motril?

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

Motril Guide

Located in the Spanish province of Granada is the town of Motril which is the second largest town located on the Mediterranean Sea coast.. The town is around 70 km from the city of Granada, close to the Guadalfeo River and nestling in the foothills of the Sierra Lujar mountains, midway between Malaga and Almeria. For any visitor choosing to explore the delights of the coastal and inland region of Andalusia, Motril is the perfect town in which to be based. The many tourists who visit the town enjoy its beaches and sunny weather, the lovely local produce and the town and surrounding region's cultural heritage. The town is also the main shopping hub for the Costa Tropical and therefore has excellent shops, a hypermarket, bars, restaurants and nightclubs.

Granada's coast enjoys a subtropical climate, and its clear, warm, waters of the Mediterranean Sea make it the perfect location for water sports. Scuba divers also head to the area to experience one of the most beautiful sea floors on the Andalusian coastline.

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 Guide

The Spanish administered city of Melilla is located on the north west coast of Africa, and shares a border with Morocco and is separated from the Spanish province of Grenada and Almeria by the Alboran Sea. Also located close to the city is the Moroccan settlement of Beni Ansar, which is to the south, and is the nearest Moroccan city is Nador. Like the city of Ceuta, Melilla used to be a free port before Spain joined the European Union and in 2011 the population stood at just under 80,000 which is made up of Spaniards, ethnic Riffian Berbers and a small number of ethnic Spanish Jews. The two most spoken languages in the city are Spanish and Riffian-Berber although the only official language is Spanish.

From Melilla's port there are several daily connections to Almeria and Malaga in Spain. Many people travelling between Europe and Morocco use the ferry links to Melilla, both for passengers and for freight.


Motril to Melilla Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 26/2/2024 and 3/3/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Balearia 23:00 06:30 7 hours 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Fri
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