Ferry from Almeria to Mellila


Discover Melilla's intriguing combination of Spanish and Moroccan culture. Book your ferry from Almeria to Melilla now for an amazing experience in Africa!

Almería, where fiery flamenco meets ancient mystery! A city rich in history, where the enormous Alcazaba stronghold whispers stories of Moorish domination. Sun-drenched squares filled with culture and secluded coves with crystal-clear seas. Almería is more than simply a beach getaway; it offers a unique combination of culture, adventure (including Europe's only desert!) and sun-kissed bliss.

Discover a hidden gem, Mellilla, a remarkable cultural blend of Spain and Morocco! Explore the Old Town's walls to discover a labyrinth of magnificent Moorish architecture. Savor the burst of sensations in the lively spice markets before strolling along stunning beaches lapped by the dazzling Mediterranean. Mellilla is a place waiting to be explored, offering a unique combination of history, adventure, and pleasure. Book your vacation today and be fascinated by Mellilla's enchantment!

Book your ferry from Almeria to Mellila today and enjoy your time in North Africa!

What is the ferry duration from Almeria to Mellila?

The duration of the journey is approx 7 hours with a conventional ferry. The distance between the two destinations is around 95 nautical miles (176 kilometers).

What steps do I have to follow in order to book my ferry tickets from Almeria to Mellila?

The captivating allure of Melilla, a unique Spanish enclave in Morocco, awaits! Here's a breakdown of the steps involved in traveling by ferry from Almeria, Spain to Melilla:

Before the journey

  1. Choose your ferry company: A few ferry companies operate the Almeria to Melilla route, offering plenty of amenities on board so as to make your journey as pleasant as possible
  2. Book your ferry tickets: Booking tickets in advance is highly recommended, especially during peak season and on weekends
  3. Prepare travel documents:
    1. Important note: While Melilla is a Spanish territory, due to its location in North Africa, some entrance procedures may apply. Here's what you'll need:
    2. Valid passport: Make sure your passport is valid for at least six months after your trip date and contains blank pages for entry stamps. Visa requirements differ according on your nationality. For the most up-to-date visa information, contact the Spanish Embassy or Consulate in your home country. Some nationalities may be eligible for visas on arrival in Melilla
    3. Schengen zone considerations: If you want to go to the Schengen Zone after visiting Melilla, be sure you have the requisite Schengen visa

The travel day

  1. Transportation to Almeria ferry port: Depending on your location in Almeria, you may need to take a cab, bus, or rideshare to get to the Almeria ferry port. Consider travel time to the port
  2. Ferry boat to Melilla: Take the boat to Melilla and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. The travel duration normally ranges from 6.5 to 7.5 hours
  3. Arrival in Melilla: Once at Melilla Port, proceed through any necessary border formalities (depending on your country)

Bonus tips

  • Luggage allowance: Each ferry operator has its own luggage allowance. To prevent extra baggage costs, study their rules prior to your travel
  • Spain's currency is the Euro (EUR). While certain Melilla stores may accept Euros, bring some Moroccan Dirham (MAD) for a wider selection of transactions. There are ATMs in Melilla
  • Motion sickness: If you are prone to seasickness, try taking medicine or natural cures ahead of time
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