There are 8 ways to get from Melilla to Ceuta by car ferry, bus, car, rideshare or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Car ferry, bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Melilla to Málaga
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Algeciras
  3. Take the car ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta

$72 - $469

Cheapest option

Drive, Grand Taxi  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Melilla to Saïdia
  2. Take the Grand Taxi from Saïdia to Tangier
  3. Take the Grand Taxi from Tangier to Fnideq

$37 - $60

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Car ferry, bus via Torremolinos  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Melilla to Málaga
  2. Take the bus from Torremolinos to Algeciras
  3. Take the car ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta

$66 - $476

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Melilla to Ceuta 240.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Nador to Tangier, Grand Taxi  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Nador (NDR) to Tangier (TNG) NDR - TNG
  2. Take the Grand Taxi from Tangier to Fnideq

$163 - $442

Fly Melilla to Malaga, bus, car ferry  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Melilla (MLN) to Malaga (AGP) MLN - AGP
  2. Take the bus from Marbella to Algeciras
  3. Take the car ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta

$80 - $412

Drive to Al Hoceima, fly to Tetouan  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Melilla to Al Hoceima
  2. Fly from Al Hoceima (AHU) to Tetouan (TTU) AHU - TTU

$177 - $386

Drive to Al Hoceima, fly to Tangier, Grand Taxi  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Melilla to Al Hoceima
  2. Fly from Al Hoceima (AHU) to Tangier (TNG) AHU - TNG
  3. Take the Grand Taxi from Tangier to Fnideq

$202 - $435

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melilla to Ceuta is to drive and Grand Taxi which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melilla to Ceuta is to fly and Grand Taxi which costs 130€ - 380€ and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Melilla and Ceuta is 225 km. The road distance is 384.6 km.

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The best way to get from Melilla to Ceuta without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 9 h 59 min and costs 60€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to get from Melilla to Ceuta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nador Airport to Tangier Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Melilla to Ceuta is 385 km. It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to drive from Melilla to Ceuta.

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Royal Air Maroc offers flights from Nador Airport to Tangier Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Ceuta. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melilla to Nador Airport is to drive which takes 40 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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Map of how to get from Melilla to Ceuta.
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  • Distance: 140.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 59 min

What companies run services between Melilla, Spain and Ceuta, Spain?

There is no direct connection from Melilla to Ceuta. However, you can take the car ferry to Málaga, take the bus to Estación Tren Málaga, take the walk to Malaga, take the bus to Algeciras, take the walk to Algeciras, then take the car ferry to Ceuta. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Melilla to Ceuta via Málaga, Torremolinos, Algeciras, Terminal de bus urbano, and Algeciras in around 11 h 28 min.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Melilla to Malaga
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Nador to Tangier
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from Al Hoceima to Tetouan
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Al Hoceima to Tangier
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Melilla to Malaga
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $150
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 Malaga to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Marbella to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Melilla to Málaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$48
Cabin
$146
Car ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Melilla to Málaga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$65 - $75
Balearia
$55 - $80
Lobby Bar
$60 - $90
Car ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $220
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $220
Seating
$9 - $60
Balearia
$35 - $55
Lobby Bar
$35 - $65
FRS Ferries
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Algeciras Ferry Terminal to Ceuta
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$49
Standard Car
$123
Other operators
Grand Taxis
Email
info@HeyMorocco.com
Website
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Saïdia to Tangier
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Tangier to Fnideq
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
heymorocco.com

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