The Tarifa Tangier ferry route connects Spain with Morocco and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The FRS service runs up to 12 times per day with a sailing duration of around 1 hour while the Inter Shipping service runs up to 6 times per day with a duration from 2 hours.
There are two regular routes: Algeciras – Tanger -Med Port ⎝ (one hour and a half by boat). This port is in Alcazarseguir, 50 kilometres away from Tangier and 30 from Ceuta. You can reach Tangier by bus or by taxi. Tarifa – Tanger Ville Port ⎝ (an hour by boat). This one is better located, in the city of Tangier .
Ferry ticket prices and booking in advance For example, the cost of a ferry ticket for a single foot passenger from Tarifa to Tanger is around 40€, as well as the cost of the ticket for the most popular ferry route from Algeciras to Tanger Med, while ferry tickets from Barcelona to Tanger Med may cost as much as 85€.
If you don’t have a car, a one-way ticket from Tangier to Tarifa with FRS Service is around 420 MAD (around 42 USD). A return ticket for a foot passenger will cost around 660 MAD or approximately 66 USD. With a car, a one-way ticket will cost 1920 MAD or about 192 USD .
Is Tangier worth visiting ? If you’re nearby than certainly it’s well worth a visit as it has a distinctly unique feel you won’t find elsewhere in Morocco. However, if you won’t be near the city it may not really be worth the time to reach it.
In truth, Morocco is a safe place to visit. There’s only really small crime there ( scams and pickpockets) and you’re unlikely to be assaulted or seriously hurt as a tourist in the country. Morocco is super safe for tourists now.
Re: from Tangier coast can I see Europe across Gibraltar strait? You can , on a clear day, see Spain beautifully across the straits. As for the weather, that’s anyone’s guess! Save the beaches for the Spanish side.
How much is the ferry from Tangier to Gibraltar ? A standard ferry ticket from Tanger -Med to Gibraltar is €49.
The Euro is a currency that is in high demand in Tangier . Many local merchants would be very happy to accept payments in Euros , but you ‘ll get a terrible conversion rate. It’s better and wiser to get a few dirhams.
Tourists are still not allowed in the country. Travel between the Morocco and the Spanish enclaves (Ceuta and Mellila) is permitted only for foreigners (Schengen area/EU citizens and residents) who need to pass through the enclaves as transit into Spain . These travellers need proof of their Spanish residence.
There are 3 ways to get from Gibraltar to Tangier by bus or car ferry Take the bus from Mondéjar to Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station. Take the bus from Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station to Tarifa – Centro de Salud. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier .
You must have a valid passport with at least one blank page. Visas are not required for visits lasting less than 90 days. Visit the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco website for the most current visa information.
The quickest way to get from Gibraltar to Morocco is to car ferry and drive which costs $65 – $310 and takes 5h 5m.
The best way to get from Casablanca to Spain is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs MAD 750 – MAD 2,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs MAD 500 – MAD 750 and takes 22h 11m.