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Ferry from Melilla to Motril

There are approximately 3 weekly sailings between Melilla to Motril. 2 operators sail this route Balearia & FRS Iberia. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Melilla Motril ferries.

Ferry times from Melilla to Motril

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

Ferry prices from Melilla to Motril

Melilla Motril ferry prices typically range between $76* and $436*. The average price is typically $248*. The cheapest Melilla Motril ferry prices start from $14*. The average price for a foot passenger is $114*. The average price for a car is $284*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times.

How far is Melilla to Motril?

The distance between Melilla to Motril is approximately 107.2 miles (172.5km) or 93.1 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Melilla Motril ferry?

Yes, Balearia, FRS Iberia allow cars on board for ferries between Melilla and Motril. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Melilla and Motril.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Melilla to Motril?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Balearia, FRS Iberia between Melilla and Motril.

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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 typical crossing time for ferries from Melilla to Motril is approximately 4h 52m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Melilla to Motril?

The average price of a ferry from Melilla to Motril is approximately $249. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Melilla to Motril can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Melilla to Motril?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Melilla to Motril. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Balearia
  • FRS

How can I book ferry tickets from Melilla to Motril?

Ferries from Melilla to Motril are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

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 5/20/2024 and 5/26/2024

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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