Tangier Med
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Motril Tangier Med Ferry

Typically ferries from Motril to Tangier Med sail 6 times a week. 3 ferry operators provide ferries from Motril to Tangier Med, Balearia, FRS & FRS Iberia. Motril Tangier Med Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Motril Tangier Med Ferry Times

Motril Tangier Med ferries typically depart from Motril at around 14:00. The average sailing time of the ferry from Tangier Med to Motril is approximately 7h 46m.

Motril to Tangier Med Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Motril to Tangier Med typically range between $327* and $1152*. On average the Motril Tangier Med ferry is $757*. The cheapest Motril Tangier Med ferry prices start from $59*. The average price for a foot passenger is $308*. The average price for a Motril Tangier Med car ferry is $819*.

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 Tangier Med from Motril?

The distance between Motril and Tangier Med is approximately 147.5 miles (237.4km), or 128.2 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Motril to Tangier Med?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Motril Tangier Med ferry?

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

Motril Tangier Med Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Balearia - 6 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Motril - Tangier Med Route summary
Departure Country Spain
Destination Country Morocco
No. of Operators 3
Operators Balearia, FRS & FRS Iberia
Average Price A$672*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 7h 24m
Fastest Sailing Duration 7h 0m
First Ferry 14:00
Distance 130 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 Tangier Med?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Motril to Tangier Med is approximately 8h 30m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Motril to Tangier Med?

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

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

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.

Tangier Med Guide

Tangier-Med is a cargo port located around 40 km to the east of the Moroccan city of Tangier and is one of the largest ports on the Mediterranean Sea and in Africa by capacity, and was opened in 2007. The second phase of construction in the port began in 2009 in order to cater for the growing demand of the port's services. As well as catering for cargo, Tangier-Med is also home to a new passenger terminal, which replaces the city of Tangier's port as the destination for ferries and passenger ships arriving from Europe. Located inside the terminal building you will fine a Bureau de Change, ATMs, and a small shop selling newspapers, book, cigarettes and snacks etc. There is also a café on the upper floor.

The history of Tangier is very rich, due to the historical presence of many civilizations and cultures starting from before the 5th century BC. Between the period of being a strategic Berber town and then a Phoenician trading centre to the independence era around the 1950s, Tangier was a refuge for many cultures. In 1923, Tangier was considered as having international status by foreign colonial powers, and became a destination for many European and American diplomats, spies, writers and businessmen.

Motril to Tangier Med Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 8/4/2024 and 14/4/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Balearia 13:30 20:30 7 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Balearia 13:30 21:30 8 hours Mon, Sat, Sun
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