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Tangier Tarifa Ferry

The ferry from Tangier to Tarifa typically sails 11 times daily and up to 76 times weekly. 3 ferry operators provide ferries from Tangier to Tarifa, FRS, FRS Iberia & Inter Shipping. Tangier Tarifa Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Tangier Tarifa Ferry Times

The earliest Tangier Tarifa ferry typically departs Tangier at about 06:00. The average sailing time of a ferry from Tangier to Tarifa is approximately 1h 0m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 59m.

Tangier to Tarifa Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Tangier to Tarifa typically range between $187* and $996*. On average the Tangier Tarifa ferry is $652*. The cheapest Tangier Tarifa ferry prices start from $63*. The average price for a foot passenger is $228*. The average price for a Tangier Tarifa car ferry is $774*.

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 Tarifa from Tangier?

The distance between Tangier and Tarifa is approximately 20.3 miles (32.7km), or 17.7 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Tangier Tarifa ferry?

Yes, Tangier Tarifa ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Tangier to Tarifa with FRS, FRS Iberia, Inter Shipping.

Tangier Tarifa Ferry Operator Schedules

  • FRS Iberia - 45 weekly sailings, 6 daily sailings
  • Inter Shipping - 25 weekly sailings, 4 daily sailings

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Tangier - Tarifa Route summary
Departure Country Morocco
Destination Country Spain
No. of Operators 3
Operators FRS, FRS Iberia & Inter Shipping
Average Price A$578*
Average Daily Sailings 10
Average Weekly Sailings 72
Average Sailing Duration 59m
First Ferry 06:00
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 17 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 Tangier to Tarifa?

    The typical crossing time for ferries from Tangier to Tarifa is approximately 1h. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.
  • How much is the ferry from Tangier to Tarifa?

    The average price of a ferry from Tangier to Tarifa is approximately 259 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Tangier to Tarifa?

    Tangier to Tarifa is operated by 3 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
    • FRS
    • Inter Shipping
    • FRS Iberia
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Tangier to Tarifa?

    Ferries from Tangier to Tarifa 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 Tangier to Tarifa?

    Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Tangier to Tarifa with
    • FRS
    • Inter Shipping
    • FRS Iberia
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Tangier to Tarifa?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Tangier to Tarifa with
    • FRS
    • Inter Shipping
    • FRS Iberia
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Tangier to Tarifa?

    Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Tangier to Tarifa. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
    • FRS
    • Inter Shipping
  • How far is Tarifa from Tangier?

    The distance between Tangier to Tarifa is approximately 17 nautical miles.

Tangier Guide

The city of Tangier is located in the north of Morocco on the North African coast, at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibralta, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean Sea. The city has been under the rule of a number of different civilisations during its long and interesting history, which began in the 5th century BC. There are numerous development projects ongoing in the city which includes new projects along the bay for tourism, a modern business district named Tangier City Centre, a new airport terminal and a new football stadium. The new Tangier-Med port is also expected to provide a huge economic boost to the city.

The Kasbah towers over Tangiers' old town. The ancient fortifications were once part of the city's defences but today many have been turned into private residences, hotels, museums and restaurants. A popular attraction with tourists is the Kasbah Museum which is located just off Place du Mechouar and on display are relics from the Stone Age through to the beginning of the 20th century all of which shed light on the city's past. There is evidence in the museum of the many peoples who have inhabited or ruled this region. Not to be missed is a beautiful mosaic taken from the Roman city of Volubilis and a nice stroll through the Sultan’s Gardens.


Tarifa Guide

The town of Tarifa is located in the Andalusia region of Spain and has around 10 km of white sandy beaches, an unspoilt countryside and is one of the best windsurfing destinations in Europe. The town lies across the 11 km Strait of Gibralta, at its narrowest point, on the southern tip of Europe where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. From the town there are lovely views to be had of the Rif Mountains and of Africa across the strait. The charming town is characterised by its narrow cobbled streets, lined with wrought iron rejas and Jasmine, and is a beautiful place to wander through. The original city walls of the ancient town have somehow managed to be incorporated into the construction of the town's whitewashed houses, although most of what can be seen today was built in the 18th century.

There are regular ferry services between Tarifa and Tangier and bus services between Tarifa and Algeciras, about 20 km to the northeast, and Seville about 200 km to the north.


Tangier to Tarifa Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
FRS Iberia 07:00 08:00 1 hour Everyday
FRS Iberia 09:00 10:00 1 hour Everyday
FRS Iberia 11:00 12:00 1 hour Everyday
FRS Iberia 13:00 14:00 1 hour Everyday
FRS Iberia 15:00 16:00 1 hour Everyday
FRS Iberia 17:00 18:00 1 hour Everyday
FRS Iberia 19:00 20:00 1 hour Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
FRS Iberia 21:00 22:00 1 hour Everyday
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