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Ferry from Almeria to Melilla

There are usually 1 daily and 8 weekly sailings between Almeria and Melilla. 2 operators sail this route Balearia & Naviera Armas and runs throughout the year. Almeria Melilla ferries cost between £131 and £559, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Almeria Melilla ferries.

Almeria Melilla Ferry Times

The earliest Almeria Melilla ferry sailings typically depart Almeria at around 01:00. The last ferry usually departs at 23:59.

How long is the ferry from Almeria to Melilla?

Almeria Melilla Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 6h 55m. The fastest sailings are approximately 5h 30m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Almeria Melilla Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 1 daily sailings and up to 8 weekly ferry sailings from Almeria to Melilla. These sailings are provided by Balearia & Naviera Armas. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Almeria Melilla Ferry Prices

Almeria Melilla ferry prices typically range between £131* and £559*. The average price is typically £346*. The cheapest Almeria Melilla ferry prices start from £11*. The average price for a foot passenger is £136*. The average price for a car is £366*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Almeria to Melilla?

The distance between Almeria to Melilla is approximately 111.2 miles (178.9km) or 96.6 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Almeria Melilla ferry?

Yes, Balearia, Naviera Armas allow cars on board ferries between Almeria and Melilla. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Almeria and Melilla.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Almeria to Melilla?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Balearia, Naviera Armas between Almeria and Melilla.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Almeria to Melilla?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Almeria to Melilla with Balearia, Naviera Armas. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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Almeria - Melilla Route summary
Departure Country Spain
Destination Country Spain
No. of Operators 2
Operators Balearia & Naviera Armas
Average Price £346*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 6h 55m
Fastest Sailing Duration 5h 30m
First Ferry 01:00
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 96 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Almeria to Melilla?

The ferry crossing time from Almeria to Melilla is approximately 6h 15m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Almeria to Melilla?

Almeria to Melilla ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Almeria to Melilla is £239. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Almeria to Melilla?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Almeria to Melilla. These are
  • Naviera Armas
  • Balearia

How can I book ferry tickets from Almeria to Melilla?

Book ferries from Almeria to Melilla through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Almeria to Melilla?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Almeria to Melilla with
  • Naviera Armas
  • Balearia

Can you take your car on the ferry from Almeria to Melilla?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Almeria to Melilla with
  • Naviera Armas
  • Balearia

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Almeria to Melilla?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • Naviera Armas
  • Balearia

How far is Melilla from Almeria?

The distance between Almeria to Melilla is approximately 96 nautical Miles.

Almeria Guide

The city of Almeria is located in the Andalusia region of Spain. The city lies on the Mediterranean Sea coast in the south east of Spain and is also the capital of the Almeria province. The city is popular with tourists and there are many things to see and do. The Alcazaba is a medieval fortress that was originally built in the 10th century, although it was subsequently destroyed by an earthquake in the 16th century. The fortress has large gardens, a well preserved keep and a triple line of walls. The city also has a Cathedral which resembles a fortress due to its towers, merlons and protected paths which were created to protect it from Mediterranean pirates. The cathedral was converted from a mosque to a Christian church before also being destroyed by an earthquake in 1522. The cathedral was subsequently rebuilt in the Renaissance style whilst retaining some of its defensive features.

The city's port provides passengers with ferry connections to Melilla, Algeria and Morocco. Mediterranean cruises also depart from the port. The port also has a marina which is popular with pleasure boats. The port is currently undergoing a period of expansion with new docks intended to increase the port's freight traffic.


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.


Almeria to Melilla Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 15/04/2024 and 21/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Balearia 23:30 06:30 7 hours Wed, Thu, Sat
Naviera Armas 23:59 07:00 7 hours 1 minute Mon
Naviera Armas 23:59 07:30 7 hours 31 minutes Tue, Fri
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