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There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Tangier by plane, train, car ferry, bus or ferry

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Fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Tangier (TNG) BCN - TNG

$63 - $197

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Train, car ferry  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Antequera-Santa Ana Ave
  2. Take the train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Algeciras Ir / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier

$179 - $327

Bus  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Tanger

$140 - $220

Ferry  •  26 h

  1. Take the ferry from Barcelona to Tangier Med

$95 - $150

Car ferry  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Tangier Med

$81 - $151

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Tangier is to fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Tangier is to fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Tanger. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 24 h.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Barcelona and arriving at Tangier Med. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 26 h.

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The distance between Barcelona and Tangier is 932 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Tangier without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12 h 20 min and costs 150€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Barcelona to Tangier, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Tangier bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona/Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Tangier is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 50€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 24 h.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Tangier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Tangier.
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  • Distance: 582.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Tangier, Morocco?

Vueling Airlines, Air Arabia Maroc and two other airlines fly from Barcelona to Tangier 4 times a day. Alternatively, ALSA operates a bus from Barcelona to Tangier 6 times a week. Tickets cost $140 - $220 and the journey takes 24 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Tangier via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Antequera-Santa Ana to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Tanger
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42 - $45
Standard Car
$110 - $125
Inter Shipping
Phone
+34 956 68 47 29
Email
info@intershipping.es
Website
intershipping.es
Car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Barcelona to Tangier Med
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com

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Barcelona to Tangier bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Tanger station.

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Tangier is 1 h behind Barcelona. It is currently 5:28 PM in Barcelona and 4:28 PM in Tangier.

Air Arabia Maroc, Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Tangier Airport.

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There are 302+ hotels available in Tangier. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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