roughly 80 minutes
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 .
Tangiers may not be the “real Morocco,” but it is definitely worth a day visit if that is all the time you have.
The quickest way to get from Gibraltar to Morocco is to car ferry and drive which costs $65 – $310 and takes 5h 5m. How far is it from Gibraltar to Morocco ? The distance between Gibraltar and Morocco is 582 km.
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.
How much is the ferry from Tangier to Gibraltar ? A standard ferry ticket from Tanger -Med to Gibraltar is €49.
Often referred to as “The Rock” – Gibraltar is a melting pot of English, Spanish and North African cultures. Expect sunny days all year round, dramatic cliff-sides with monkeys clinging on and a whole range of exciting things to do. All in all, this British Overseas Territory is well worth visiting at any time of year.
Passenger and cargo ships anchor in the Gibraltar Harbour. Also, a ferry links Gibraltar with Tangier in Morocco.
1. Re: from Tangier coast can I see Europe across Gibraltar strait? You can , on a clear day, see Spain beautifully across the straits. Save the beaches for the Spanish side.
around 6 hours
Tangier has been the summer site of the Moroccan royal residence since 1962. An important port and trade centre, the city has excellent road and rail connections with Fès, Meknès, Rabat, and Casablanca, as well as an international airport and regular shipping services to Europe.
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.
Living on Gibraltar is expensive , both in terms of housing and eating and drinking, far more so than in Spain. Living across the border in Spain will reduce your cost of living enormously. Lots of people work on Gib and live in Spain for those reasons.
You swim from Tarifa (not Gibraltar) to Morocco . It’s 10 miles (or 16km) across. They provided us with both a pilot boat and a smaller motorised support boat. In general, Channel Swimming rules or similar apply – i.e. just a swim hat and normal trunks, no touching the boat etc.
There are 2 ferry routes connecting Barcelona with Morocco , the Barcelona – Tanger Med ferry route and the Barcelona – Nador ferry route. Ferry sailings from Barcelona to Tanger Med are operated by the ferry companies GNV and Grimaldi Lines, and the duration of the crossing is around 30 hours.