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Ferry from Melilla to Malaga

There are usually 2 daily and 11 weekly sailings between Melilla and Malaga. 2 operators sail this route Balearia & Naviera Armas and runs throughout the year. Melilla Malaga ferries cost between £58 and £400, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Melilla Malaga ferries.

Melilla Malaga Ferry Times

The earliest Melilla Malaga ferry sailings typically depart Melilla at around 00:30. The last ferry usually departs at 23:59.

How long is the ferry from Melilla to Malaga?

Melilla Malaga Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 7h 15m. The fastest sailings are approximately 6h 0m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Melilla Malaga Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 2 daily sailings and up to 11 weekly ferry sailings from Melilla to Malaga. These sailings are provided by Balearia & Naviera Armas. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Melilla Malaga Ferry Prices

Melilla Malaga ferry prices typically range between £58* and £400*. The average price is typically £220*. The cheapest Melilla Malaga ferry prices start from £12*. The average price for a foot passenger is £92*. The average price for a car is £253*.

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

How far is it from Melilla to Malaga?

The distance between Melilla to Malaga is approximately 142.2 miles (228.8km) or 123.5 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Melilla Malaga ferry?

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

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

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

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

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Melilla to Malaga with Balearia. 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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Melilla - Malaga Route summary
Departure Country Spain
Destination Country Spain
No. of Operators 2
Operators Balearia & Naviera Armas
Average Price £220*
Average Daily Sailings 2
Average Weekly Sailings 11
Average Sailing Duration 7h 15m
Fastest Sailing Duration 6h 0m
First Ferry 00:30
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 123 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 Melilla to Malaga?

The ferry crossing time from Melilla to Malaga is approximately 7h 05m. 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 Melilla to Malaga?

Melilla to Malaga ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Melilla to Malaga is £220. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Melilla to Malaga?

There are 3 popular ferry operators for Melilla to Malaga. These are
  • Trasmediterranea
  • Balearia
  • Naviera Armas

How can I book ferry tickets from Melilla to Malaga?

Book ferries from Melilla to Malaga 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 Melilla to Malaga?

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

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

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

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

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
  • Balearia

How far is Malaga from Melilla?

The distance between Melilla to Malaga is approximately 123 nautical Miles.

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Melilla Guide

The Spanish administered city of Melilla is located on the north west African coast and shares a border with Morocco. The city lies across the sea from the Spanish provinces of Granada and Almeria and is next to the Alboran Sea. With an area of around 12 sq. km it is one of two permanently inhabited Spanish administered cities on the continent of Africa, the other being Ceuta. The closest city in Morocco to Melilla is Nador and the Moroccan settlement of Beni Ansar lies immediately to the south. Radiating out in a semicircle around the beach and port of Melilla is the city itself and is on the eastern side of the peninsular of Cape Tres Forcas, at the bottom of Mount Gurugu and at the mouth of the Rio de Oro.

The city's port offers passenger ferry connections to Almeria and Malaga on the Spanish mainland. The passenger and cargo route between Europe and Morocco use the ferry links to Melilla. As a result, the port and associated business form an important source of income for the city.


Malaga Guide

The city od Malaga lies on the southern coast of Spain and is the main resort on the Costa del Sol, in the Andalusia region of the country, and is home to some of the best beaches in the region. Perhaps the most popular tourist attraction in the city is the Bahia de Malaga, which is the picturesque Bay of Malaga, where boat tours can be taken and is also where you will find many restaurants. Also popular in the city's Old Town is the Plaza de la Merced which is a great place to stroll through and to relax in one of the cafes and bars in the area and the Jardin Botanico Historico La Concepcion which is a botanic garden that has many examples of exotic plants and is situated on the outskirts of the city. Malaga is also home to a number of other parks where many tropical plants and palm trees can be found. Some that are worth visiting include Parque de la Naturaleza Selwo, Parque de El Retiro and Paseo del Parque.


Melilla to Malaga Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Balearia 00:30 07:30 7 hours Tue
Naviera Armas 02:00 09:00 7 hours Tue
Naviera Armas 08:30 15:30 7 hours Mon
Naviera Armas 23:00 06:00 7 hours Sat
Naviera Armas 23:15 07:30 8 hours 15 minutes Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Balearia 23:59 07:00 7 hours 1 minute Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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