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Ferry from Motril to Melilla

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

Motril to Melilla Ferry Times

Ferries from Motril to Melilla typically depart from Motril at around 08:00. The average sailing time of a Melilla Motril ferry is approximately 7h 8m.

Motril Melilla Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Motril Melilla ferries typically range between €124* and €492*. The average price is around €320*. The cheapest ferry prices from Motril to Melilla start from €11*. The average price for a foot passenger is €126*. The average price for a car ferry is €336*.

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

What is the distance between Motril and Melilla?

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

Is there a Motril Melilla car ferry?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Motril Melilla ferry?

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

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Motril - Melilla Route summary
Departure Country Spain
Destination Country Spain
No. of Operators 2
Operators Balearia & FRS Iberia
Average Price 406 €*
Average Weekly Sailings 3
Average Sailing Duration 7h 8m
Fastest Sailing Duration 5h 30m
First Ferry 08:00
Last Ferry 23:30
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 Motril to Melilla?

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

How much is the ferry from Motril to Melilla?

Motril to Melilla is approximately 374 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Motril to Melilla?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Motril to Melilla?

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

How far is Melilla from Motril?

Motril to Melilla is approximately 93 nautical miles distance apart.

Motril Guide

Located in the Spanish province of Granada is the town of Motril which is the second largest town located on the Mediterranean Sea coast.. The town is around 70 km from the city of Granada, close to the Guadalfeo River and nestling in the foothills of the Sierra Lujar mountains, midway between Malaga and Almeria. For any visitor choosing to explore the delights of the coastal and inland region of Andalusia, Motril is the perfect town in which to be based. The many tourists who visit the town enjoy its beaches and sunny weather, the lovely local produce and the town and surrounding region's cultural heritage. The town is also the main shopping hub for the Costa Tropical and therefore has excellent shops, a hypermarket, bars, restaurants and nightclubs.

Granada's coast enjoys a subtropical climate, and its clear, warm, waters of the Mediterranean Sea make it the perfect location for water sports. Scuba divers also head to the area to experience one of the most beautiful sea floors on the Andalusian coastline.

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 Guide

The Spanish administered city of Melilla is located on the north west coast of Africa, and shares a border with Morocco and is separated from the Spanish province of Grenada and Almeria by the Alboran Sea. Also located close to the city is the Moroccan settlement of Beni Ansar, which is to the south, and is the nearest Moroccan city is Nador. Like the city of Ceuta, Melilla used to be a free port before Spain joined the European Union and in 2011 the population stood at just under 80,000 which is made up of Spaniards, ethnic Riffian Berbers and a small number of ethnic Spanish Jews. The two most spoken languages in the city are Spanish and Riffian-Berber although the only official language is Spanish.

From Melilla's port there are several daily connections to Almeria and Malaga in Spain. Many people travelling between Europe and Morocco use the ferry links to Melilla, both for passengers and for freight.


Motril to Melilla Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/06/2024 and 23/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Balearia 23:30 06:30 7 hours Tue, Fri
Balearia 23:59 06:00 6 hours 1 minute Mon
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