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.
Tangier is not the safest destination to travel to in Morrocco. Some troubles include theft, which can range in severity of danger. This is due to the techniques of the thieves who ride motorbikes in the country and aim their targets at unsuspecting tourists.
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.
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.
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.
Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take between 45 minutes to 1 hour, and this variation is due to numerous different reasons, such as changes to the ferry route, different ferry operators, changes made by the ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail.
The shortest crossing from Spain to Morocco by ferry is between either Tarifa and Tangier or Gibraltar and Tangier. Both crossings take under 1 hour (incredible right!) and are open to both foot and car passengers.
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.
It was a very memorable day . Tangiers may not be the “real Morocco,” but it is definitely worth a day visit if that is all the time you have.
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.