Skikda ferry port in Algeria is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Marseille & Genoa available. With a selection of up to 2 Sailings Weekly, the port of Skikda connects Algeria with France & Italy.
Sailing durations range from 20 hours on the Genoa service to 21 hours on the Marseille service.
Although there is a brief summary on this page, as sailing information can vary based on time of year we’d advise you to get live sailing times and prices in our Skikda fare search.
Skikda is a city towards the northeast of Algeria, bordering the Gulf of Stora. The port is used as the gateway to Europe, and more specifically France and Italy, with 20 hour crossings to Marseille on the south coast of France and 23 hour sailings to Genoa in Italy.
Situated so close to Italy and France, there is a tinge of Europe in the lifestyle and diversity of Skikda; Italians and Maltesers used to dominate the population, yet since Algeria declared independence, the Muslim community has become prominent in the area. Over the past few decades, the port has become a hub of oil transportation and storage, with much revenue coming from the industry. Despite the influx of oil based companies, the town still attracts much tourism, especially for anyone with a penchant for fishing.
Outside of the fishing ports, much of the appeal of Skikda comes from the ancient Rusicade site, showcasing the largest Roman theatre in Algeria. A local museum also offers an insight into the history of Algeria’s north coast.