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Published on 12 julio, 2016 by BagusVacaciones


If you want to travel from Andalusia to the North of Africa, you can do it in a comfortable, fast and easy way with the maritime transport services that unites, through the Mediterranean, the south of Europe with the African continent. Ceuta, Melilla, Tangier, Nador, Ghazaouet and Oran are the cities of the African continent which you can travel to, crossing the Mediterranean, on board of the ships that sails from some seaports in Andalusia. There are a little bit more than half a dozen of navy companies that offer, from Andalusia, these services. From Puerto de Algeciras and you can travel to Ceuta and Tangier, a trail that, according to the company and the kind of ship you choose, can be made in a little bit more than 35 and 70 minutes respectively.From the Almeria Port you can travel to Melilla, Nador, Ghazaouet and Orán. According the destination and the type of ship, the trail can be between 4 and 24 hours.From the port of Tarifa you can travel to Tangier in no more than 35 minutes.

From the port of Motril you can travel to Melilla in 4 hours and a half. This service is only offered by the navy company Naviera Armas.

From the Port of Gibraltar you can travel to Tangier MED in 3 hours and a half. This service is only offered by the FRS Iberia Company.

From the port of Cadiz you can travel to each of the four Canary Islands. This service is only offered by the Trans-Mediterranean Acciona Company, usually once a week.

The Trans-Mediterranean Acciona Company operates in all the previous mentioned ports, except the Tarifa one. In this port, you can use the services of the maritime transport of the FRS Company, which also operates in the Algeciras Port.

Balearia is other of the navy companies that connects Andalusia with the North of Africa, with maritime services that starts in Algeciras Port to destinations in Ceuta and Melilla.

The transport service between Almeria and Nador is also offered by the navy companies Ferrimaroc and Euroferrys. The last one also operates between Algeciras and Ceuta.

To travel to Tangier, this companies can also be used : the services of the Comarit navy, which operates in the ports of Algeciras and Tarifa, and Comanav, in the port of Algeciras,

Map of Western Mediterranean


Here you have some direct links to the Officials webs  where you can get all informations about the schedule and prices of all trips available.

Category: Places to Visit

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