There are numerous ferry crossings operating from Spain to Formentera. Ferries currently connect 2 ports in Spain with 1 port in Formentera.
There are a combined number of 98 ferry crossings each day across a selection of 5 Ferry Routes which are operated by 4 ferry companies including Balearia, Trasmapi, Aquabus & Mediterranea Pitiusa with the shortest crossing taking around 25 minutes (Ibiza to Formentera).
This is a general summary of the services on offer between Spain and Formentera, for live information select from our Fare Search.
Spain is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula and bordered by Portugal to the west, France to the north-east and the Mediterranean Sea to the South and East.
The marvellous weather in Spain, its geographic location, beautiful coastlines and varied landscapes have made Spain one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world.
Its capital city Madrid features winding streets all heading to gather in the centre of the city, Barcelona needs no introduction, the Basque country is to the North and then of course there’s the sunbathers mecca – the Costa del Sol.
As a country with thousands of miles of coast and numerous island groups such as the Canaries and Balearic's, travelling by ferry is deeply rooted into Spanish culture. Europe’s most modern ferries and well-known ferry companies are in operation providing services from Spain to the UK, Italy and North Africa as well as crossing from the mainland to the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands and numerous inter island connections.
Formentera is the smallest and quietest of the four main Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Menorca and Mallorca), off the east coast of Spain, about 6km south of Ibiza.
With its white sandy beaches and turquoise waters, Formentera is beach lover’s paradise. The climate is typically Mediterranean which means it’s a popular tourist destination between June and September, though less busy and a more relaxed than neighbouring Ibiza.
With no commercial airport on the island, the only way to Formentera is by ferry, either from Ibiza or mainland Spain.
Ibiza is close by and provides year round crossings to La Savina port in the north of Formentera. In peak season, crossings are as frequent as every 30 minutes and are operated by both Balearia and Trasmapi.
If you're travelling from mainland Spain to Formentera, then the best option is to take the direct route from Denia. The crossing is relatively short at around 3 hours and runs between April and September. The alternative option is to travel from the mainland to Ibiza from Barcelona, Valencia or Denia and then pick of the inter-island connection between Ibiza and Formentera.