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How to get from Tarifa to Tangier by ferry ?

Looking for the perfect Tarifa to Tangier ferry ticket? Look no further, you've come to the right place. Taking a ferry from Tarifa to Tangier is a convenient and enjoyable way to travel.

We know that planning a ferry trip from Tarifa to Tangier can be stressful, that's why we do our best to make your Tarifa to Tangier ferry booking as quick and easy as possible.

With Vivanoda, our easy to use platform, you can compare prices, routes and services of different ferry companies like FRS Iberia or Inter Shipping. This way you can find the best price for a Tarifa Tangier ferry ticket according to your needs and budget, whether you're travelling alone, as a couple or with your family.

Most FRS Iberia or Inter Shipping ships offer onboard amenities such as cabins, restaurants, stores, Wi-Fi and more. Often, they also offer facilities for people with limited mobility.

To find the best deals on ferries from Tarifa to Tangier simply enter your travel dates and start your search on Vivanoda.

Tarifa to Tangier Ferry Information

Port of departure
Port of arrival
20 mi
Ferry Companies
FRS Iberia, Inter Shipping
Frequency of crossings
18 crossings a day
Minimum crossing time
1 hrs.
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Ferry Tarifa Tangier: Price, Timetable and Duration

To travel by ferry from Tarifa to Tangier, you'll find tickets ranging from $40 for one person if you're traveling without a car to $296 if you're traveling with your car. The average price we've seen on the Tarifa-Tangier route is $156. The average ferry crossing time from Tarifa to Tangier is 1 hrs. 20 min. The slowest ferries will take 2 hrs. to reach Tangier, while the fastest boats will reach Tangier in 1 hrs.. The first ferry leaves the port of Tarifa at 07:00. The last ferry to Tangier leaves Tarifa at 13:00.

Average price of a Tarifa Tangier ferry crossing
Price range for Tarifa Tangier ferries (Lowest price for 1 passenger and highest price for 1 passenger and a car)
$40 - $296
Average crossing time Tarifa Tangier
1 hrs. 20 min
Departure time of first ferry to Tangier
Departure time of last ferry to Tangier
Arrival time first ferry to Tangier
Arrival time of last ferry to Tangier

Why take a ferry from Tarifa to Tangier ?

Whether you're travelling solo, with a partner or with the family, a Tarifa to Tangier ferry can be a convenient and enjoyable option for getting to Tangier. Here are 3 reasons why we think Tarifa to Tangier ferry is an ideal way to travel.

Resting in a cabin
Although it is not compulsory to book a cabin for the crossing from Tarifa to Tangier, you are depriving yourself of a comfort that the ferry is the only mode of transport to offer. Equipped with bunks, private bathrooms and sometimes even portholes or balconies, the cabins are just like real hotel rooms. If their use is more obvious during a night crossing, it is perfectly possible to book one during the day.
Enjoy the fresh sea air
The health benefits of the sea have long been proven. During the Tarifa-Tangier crossing, access the outside of the FRS Iberia or Inter Shipping ship to take a breath of fresh air. The fresh sea air and the waves that rock the ferry will instantly soothe you. You'll arrive in Tangier perfectly zen and full of energy.
It's much less boring than on a plane
Generally, to get to Tangier or anywhere else, the plane is the fastest way. But you are stuck in your seat, tied down by your seatbelt and the opportunities to move around are almost nil. During the Tarifa Tangier ferry trip with Inter Shipping or FRS Iberia, there are countless opportunities for entertainment with restaurants and bars, or to stroll and sunbathe on a promenade deck... A totally different experience from a flight!

Which companies operate between Tarifa and Tangier?

If you're looking to travel between Tarifa and Tangier by ferry, there are several companies to choose from including FRS Iberia or Inter Shipping who offer regular services between the two cities. You can find more information about the different ferry companies on this route and their departure times here.

FRS Iberia Tarifa Tangier
FRS Iberia
FRS Iberia is a ferry company based in Spain that serves the regions of Spain and Morocco. On Vivanoda, you can compare Tarifa-Tangier fares and book a FRS Iberia ticket between Tarifa and Tangier. FRS Iberia operates 12 crossings a day to Tangier from Tarifa and the journey time is 1 hrs.. More information about FRS Iberia
1 hrs.
12 crossings a day
Inter Shipping Tarifa Tangier
Inter Shipping
Inter Shipping operates ferry services between Morocco and Spain, including ferry connections between the ports of Tarifa and Tangier. On Vivanoda, you can compare Tarifa-Tangier fares and book a Inter Shipping ticket between Tarifa and Tangier. Inter Shipping operates 6 crossings a day to Tangier from Tarifa and the journey time is 2 hrs.. More information about Inter Shipping
2 hrs.
6 crossings a day

Where do the ferries leave from in Tarifa? Where do the boats arrive in Tangier?

Port of departure in Tarifa

FRS Iberia or Inter Shipping ferries depart for Tangier from the following ports in Tarifa:


Port of arrival in Tangier

Inter Shipping or FRS Iberia ships arrive in Tangier from the following ports:

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If you take a ferry from Tarifa to Tangier, it will take you at least 1 hrs. to cover the 20 mi between Tarifa and Tangier.

This often depends on the season (there are fewer crossings between Tarifa and Tangier in winter) and the ferry company (FRS Iberia and Inter Shipping). There are currently 18 crossings a day between Tarifa and Tangier.

There are 2 ferry companies operating between Tarifa and Tangier: FRS Iberia and Inter Shipping.

Yes, absolutely, direct crossings are offered by FRS Iberia, Inter Shipping.

Before booking, compare the prices of FRS Iberia, Inter Shipping on our website Vivanoda. Then book the crossing of your choice easily and safely on our partner's website.

If you want to change or cancel your Tarifa Tangier ferry booking, you can do so easily by contacting our partner who manages your booking. Please note that, depending on the fare conditions, some tickets are not refundable or changeable. It is important to take this into account when booking your ticket.

During your crossing between Tarifa and Tangier, you will travel 20 mi.

To go by boat from Tarifa to Tangier, you can find prices ranging from $40 for the lowest, to $296 for the highest. The average price we've seen is $156.

The first ferry leaves Tarifa at 07:00 for Tangier.

The last ferry to Tangier from Tarifa usually departs at 13:00.

Experience a crossing between Tarifa and Tangier

If this is your first time on a ferry, it is not easy to imagine what a Tarifa-Tangier crossing is like. To help you better project yourself into the experience of a Tarifa Tangier cruise aboard FRS Iberia or Inter Shipping, we retrace here the different stages of the journey, from boarding in Tarifa to disembarking in Tangier. You can also find some tourist and practical information about Tarifa and Tangier.

Ready for boarding in Tarifa

Before you start your Tarifa Tangier ferry cruise, here are a few steps to embark:

  • Presentation at the port of Tarifa / You must arrive at the port of Tarifa sufficiently in advance. Please check with your Inter Shipping or FRS Iberia company. After this period, the company has the right to refuse you boarding.
  • Checking in for the Tarifa-Tangier crossing / In Tarifa, present your identity papers (passport or national identity card) and the booking number at the Inter Shipping or FRS Iberia ticket offices at the Tarifa ferry terminal. By car, the process is the same but is done directly from the boarding lanes. You remain in your vehicle.
  • Boarding the ship to Tangier / From the Tarifa ferry terminal you will be invited to board the ferry by the voice messages broadcasted. If you are traveling by car, Inter Shipping or FRS Iberia staff will give you instructions to board and park your vehicle on the ship.

Crossing Tarifa Tangier: on board the ship...

During the crossing, each person can take advantage of the services available on the FRS Iberia or Inter Shipping ship as they see fit. Some will want to relax in one of the reclining lounges, others will want to make the most of all the services offered on board or simply enjoy the view of the sea from the ship's deck.

The arrival of the ferry in Tangier

Here is some information for the disembarkation in Tangier:

  • The ferry enters Tangier harbor / You will be allowed to access the garage only when the boat is docked. There is no need to rush. Instead, enjoy the arrival in Tangier harbor from the deck of the boat.
  • Vacate your cabin. / If you have traveled from Tarifa to Tangier in the comfort of a cabin, you will have to vacate your cabin about half an hour before the arrival time in Tangier.
  • Leaving the ship and discovering Tangier / Driving out of the ship's garage is fairly quick. Pedestrian passengers get off the boat even faster. The customs staff at the port of Tangier can give you a check. Finally, leave the port and Tangier is waiting for you!


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