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Tarifa to Tangier Ferry

The Tarifa to Tangier ferry is available with 2 operators and runs all year round. The ferry route from Tarifa to Tangier takes around 59 minutes on ferries operating this crossing. The duration for the Tarifa to Tangier ferry can range from 58 minutes to 2 hours depending on the operator that you decide to book with.

Tarifa to Tangier Ferry Schedule

There are currently 54 weekly sailings from Tarifa to Tangier. FRS offer up to 12 daily sailings and FRS Iberia offer up to 5 daily sailings. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables usually increase during the high season.

Tarifa to Tangier Ferry Times

The earliest ferry departs Tarifa at approximately 07:00 and the latest ferry departs at approximately 21:00.Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

High Speed Ferry Tarifa to Tangier

FRS and FRS Iberia provide the fastest ferry from Tarifa to Tangier in 58 minutes.

How much is a fast ferry from Tarifa to Tangier?

The fastest ferries from Tarifa to Tangier typically cost £285.

Is there an overnight ferry from Tarifa to Tangier?

There are currently no overnight sailings from Tarifa to Tangier. The last ferry departs from Tarifa at 21:00 and arrives in Tangier at around 22:00.

Are there cabins available on ferries from Tarifa to Tangier?

Unfortunately, cabins are not available to book on ferries from Tarifa to Tangier.

Are pets allowed on the Tarifa ferry to Morocco?

Yes, passengers can take their pets on the ferry from Tarifa to Tangier with FRS. Passengers sailing with FRS can take any species of pet onboard including cats, dogs, ferrets and rabbits. However, you are only allowed up to 5 pets.

How much luggage can you take on the Tarifa Spain to Tangier Morocco ferry?

Passengers who are sailing with FRS and FRS Iberia can bring 1 piece of luggage weighing up to 20kg at no extra cost.

Can I travel with a car on the ferry from Tarifa to Tangier?

Yes, FRS and FRS Iberia allow cars onboard ferries between Tarifa and Tangier. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Tarifa and Tangier.

Can I travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Tarifa to Tangier?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with FRS and FRS Iberia between Tarifa and Tangier.

Tarifa to Tangier Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Tarifa to Tangier can vary between £34 and £553 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £138, prices can range from £34 and £245. The average price with a car is £438. Car prices can range from £35 and £553. Prices may vary for other vehicle types. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days.

Cheap Tangier Ferry

Find cheap ferry tickets using our deal finder. We suggest that you book in advance to ensure yourself the best possible prices and availability.

How to get from Tarifa to Tangier

The most convenient way to travel from Tarifa to Tangier is by ferry. With 8 sailings departing per day, you are guaranteed to find the perfect ferry crossing to fit your travel plans. However, there is an alternative Tangier ferry

if you require additional flexibility including the Algeciras to Tangier ferry.

Can I travel in first class on the Tarifa to Tangier ferry?

First class is available on ferries from Tarifa to Tangier with FRS Iberia.

Can I take a day trip from Tarifa to Tangier Morocco?

Yes, you can easily take a day trip from Tarifa to Tangier by ferry. Choose any sailing and arrive at Tangier in 1 hour. This will give you plenty of time to explore the area and make it back for your return departure.

Tarifa to Tangier Ferry Alternatives

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Spain to Morocco page.
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Tarifa - Tangier Route summary
Departure Country Spain
Destination Country Morocco
No. of Operators 3
Operators FRS, FRS Iberia & Inter Shipping
Average Price £362*
Average Daily Sailings 8
Average Weekly Sailings 54
Average Sailing Duration 59m
Fastest Sailing Duration 58m
First Ferry 07:00
Last Ferry 21:00
Distance 17 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 Tarifa to Tangier?

The ferry crossing time from Tarifa to Tangier is approximately 1h. 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 Tarifa to Tangier?

Tarifa to Tangier ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Tarifa to Tangier is £363. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Tarifa to Tangier?

There are 3 popular ferry operators for Tarifa to Tangier. These are
  • FRS
  • FRS
  • AML

How can I book ferry tickets from Tarifa to Tangier?

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

How far is Tangier from Tarifa?

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

Tarifa Guide

Unveil the southernmost point of continental Europe, Tarifa. A paradise for wind sports enthusiasts, it's renowned for its strong winds and beautiful beaches, like Playa de Bolonia. The old town, with its Moorish castle, El Castillo de Guzman el Bueno, and narrow cobbled streets, is a must-visit. Conveniently, from Tarifa ferry port, you can take a quick ferry to the exotic, Moroccan city of Tangier. Buses and taxis are readily available from the ferry port for a short trip to the city centre. As Christmas approaches, the city lights up, though its beaches remain a year-round attraction. Enjoy the mild winter climate, explore vibrant local markets, or indulge in delightful Spanish cuisine. Tarifa is more than just a ferry port, it's a gateway to a myriad of experiences.

Tangier Guide

Behold the charm of Tangier, a coastal gem with a rich tapestry of cultures. A must-visit spot is the Kasbah Museum, boasting a collection of artifacts that paint a picture of Tangier's history. The Medina, with its labyrinthine alleys, is another captivating locale to explore. From the Tangier ferry port, the enchanting cities of Marrakech and Fez are easily reachable by train or bus. The ferry port lies in close proximity to the city centre, a mere 10-minute taxi ride away. If you're visiting in November, the International Film Festival of Marrakeck, a short train journey away, is well worth the detour. Tangier, with its unique blend of cultures and easy access to other Moroccan hotspots, assures an unforgettable journey.

Which is better Tarifa or Tangier?

The question of whether Tarifa or Tangier is better depends on personal preferences and what someone is looking for in a destination. Tarifa, located in Spain, is known for its beautiful beaches and is a popular spot for water sports enthusiasts, particularly wind and kite surfers. The town has a laid-back atmosphere, with a charming historic center and a variety of restaurants, bars, and shops. Tarifa also offers stunning views of the Strait of Gibraltar and is a great base for exploring nearby natural parks.

On the other hand, Tangier, located in Morocco, offers a unique cultural experience with its blend of European, Arab, and African influences. The city has a rich history and is famous for its bustling markets, vibrant street life, and colorful architecture. Visitors can explore the medina, visit historical sites such as the Kasbah, and enjoy Moroccan cuisine in the city's many restaurants.

Ultimately, whether Tarifa or Tangier is better depends on individual preferences. Those seeking a relaxed beach town with water sports opportunities may prefer Tarifa, while those looking for a vibrant cultural experience may prefer Tangier. Both destinations have their own charms and attractions, so it is worth considering what one is looking for in a trip before making a decision.

How many days in Tangier is enough?

The number of days to spend in Tangier depends on personal preferences and the desired activities. However, a typical visit to Tangier can be covered in 2-3 days. This timeframe allows visitors to explore the city's main attractions, such as the Kasbah, the Medina, and the Grand Socco. Additionally, it leaves room for a visit to the beautiful Tangier Beach and a stroll along the famous promenade, Avenue Mohammed VI. Moreover, a short ferry ride to nearby attractions like the Caves of Hercules or a day trip to the charming town of Asilah can be easily accommodated within this timeframe. Overall, 2-3 days in Tangier is sufficient to experience the city's highlights and get a taste of its culture and history.


Tarifa to Tangier Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 17/06/2024 and 23/06/2024


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