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Ferry from Melilla to Motril

There are around 3 weekly sailings from Melilla to Motril. 2 ferry operators sail between Melilla to Motril, these include Balearia & FRS Iberia. Melilla Motril Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Melilla to Motril Ferry Times

Ferries from Melilla to Motril typically depart from Melilla at around 15:00. The average sailing time of a Motril Melilla ferry is approximately 6h 25m.

Melilla Motril Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Melilla Motril ferries typically range between €59* and €344*. The average price is around €195*. The cheapest ferry prices from Melilla to Motril start from €11*. The average price for a foot passenger is €90*. The average price for a car ferry is €224*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Melilla and Motril?

The distance between Melilla to Motril is approximately 107.2 miles (172.5km), or 93.1 nautical miles.

Is there a Melilla Motril car ferry?

Yes, Balearia, FRS Iberia offer a car ferry from Melilla to Motril. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Melilla and Motril.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Melilla Motril ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Melilla to Motril with Balearia, FRS Iberia.

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Melilla - Motril Route summary
Departure Country Spain
Destination Country Spain
No. of Operators 2
Operators Balearia & FRS Iberia
Average Price 248 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 6h 25m
Fastest Sailing Duration 5h 30m
First Ferry 15:00
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 93 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Melilla to Motril?

The approximate duration for ferries from Melilla to Motril is 4h 52m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Melilla to Motril?

Melilla to Motril is approximately 229 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Melilla to Motril?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Melilla to Motril. These ferry companies are
  • Balearia
  • FRS

How can I book ferry tickets from Melilla to Motril?

Book Melilla to Motril tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

How far is Motril from Melilla?

Melilla to Motril is approximately 93 nautical miles distance apart.

Melilla Guide

The Spanish administered city of Melilla is located on the north west African coast and shares a border with Morocco. The city lies across the sea from the Spanish provinces of Granada and Almeria and is next to the Alboran Sea. With an area of around 12 sq. km it is one of two permanently inhabited Spanish administered cities on the continent of Africa, the other being Ceuta. The closest city in Morocco to Melilla is Nador and the Moroccan settlement of Beni Ansar lies immediately to the south. Radiating out in a semicircle around the beach and port of Melilla is the city itself and is on the eastern side of the peninsular of Cape Tres Forcas, at the bottom of Mount Gurugu and at the mouth of the Rio de Oro.

The city's port offers passenger ferry connections to Almeria and Malaga on the Spanish mainland. The passenger and cargo route between Europe and Morocco use the ferry links to Melilla. As a result, the port and associated business form an important source of income for the city.


Motril Guide

The Spanish town of Motril is located in the southern most part of the province of Grenada, between the Sierra Nevada mountain range and the Mediterranean Sea. The city of Malaga is around 100 km from Motril and Seville is around 3 hours away by car and Madrid 5 hours away. Motril's port is an important commercial port, fishing harbour and yacht club that has moorings for 190 boats. Motril's Holy Week has been declared an event of National Tourist Interest and consists of 12 brotherhood, 23 pasos and more than 6,000 followers and during the week there are daily processions. The event first took place in 1600 with the eldest brotherhood, the Vera Cruz. Following the Spanish Civil War, every brotherhood had to restore its patrimony.

The town of Motril's sub tropical climate and its calm, warm waters, make it a popular tourist destination especially for those who enjoy water sports. The sea bed around the town also offer exciting diving opportunities for scuba divers.

In the pretty marina you will find water sports facilities and boat excursions. Ferries from the port depart to Melilla, Al Hoceima and Nador.


Melilla to Motril Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 20/05/2024 and 26/05/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Balearia 15:00 21:30 6 hours 30 minutes Tue, Fri
Balearia 23:00 06:30 7 hours 30 minutes Sun
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