Traveling from Tangier to Gibraltar by ferry There is 1 weekly ferry crossing from Tanger -Med to Gibraltar , normally serviced by FRS.
There are 2 ways to get from Tangier to Gibraltar by car ferry or bus Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa. Take the bus from Tarifa – Centro de Salud to Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station. Take the bus from Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station to Mondéjar.
Once a week departure from Gibraltar to Tangiers Med ( Morocco ) is available through the ferry company, FRS. The crossing departs Gibraltar on Friday evening and depart Tangier Med on Monday evening. The crossing takes roughly 80 minutes. The service is primarily for Moroccan workers in Gibraltar .
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.
Tangier is worth visiting for its varied history. Tangier has a lot of international influence as a result of colonisation by the Spanish, French, British and others. As Tangier was once considered an international zone, it is home to a unique cocktail of culture and architecture.
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.
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.
The shortest distance (air line) between Gibraltar and Tangier is 35.72 mi (57.49 km ). The shortest route between Gibraltar and Tangier is 51.71 mi (83.22 km ) according to the route planner. The driving time is approx. 1h 44min.
The ferry crossing from Algeciras to Ceuta is operated by 3 companies, both of which take roughly 1 hour. The prices for the FRS, Trasmediterranea and Balearia sailings are roughly 35 euros for a foot passenger, but you can take a vehicle too.
Is there any direct ferry from Morocco to Gibraltar ? There is a ferry between Tanger Med (about 40 km east of Tangiers city) and Gibraltar , but you will have to do some research into the best place to buy tickets. Some of the online ferry booking websites are dodgy.
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.