There are 7 ways to get from Melilla to Tangier by plane, car ferry, bus, car or rideshare

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Fly  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Nador (NDR) to Tangier (TNG) NDR - TNG

$161 - $437

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Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Nador to Tanger

$16 - $28

5 alternative options

Carferry  •  12 h

  1. Take the carferry from Nador to Motril
  2. Take the carferry from Motril to Tangier Med

$370 - $954

Carferry via Melilla  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the carferry from Melilla to Motril
  2. Take the carferry from Motril to Tangier Med

$370 - $951

Carferry, bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the carferry from Melilla to Málaga
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Tanger

$142 - $391

Drive, Grand Taxi  •  5 h 25 min

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

$31 - $51

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Melilla to Tangier 255.2 miles

$45 - $70

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No, there is no direct ferry from Melilla to Tangier. However, there are services departing from Nador and arriving at Tangier Med via Motril. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between Melilla and Tangier is 264 km. The road distance is 408.3 km.

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The best way to get from Melilla to Tangier without a car is to carferry which takes 12 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Melilla to Tangier, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Melilla to Tangier is to fly which takes 1 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Nador Airport to Tangier Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Tangier is 1 h behind Melilla. It is currently 6:39 PM in Melilla and 5:39 PM in Tangier.

Yes, the driving distance between Melilla to Tangier is 408 km. It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to drive from Melilla to Tangier.

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Air Arabia Maroc and Royal Air Maroc offer flights from Nador Airport to Tangier Airport.

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There are 315+ hotels available in Tangier. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Melilla to Tangier.
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  • Distance: 165.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

Air Arabia Maroc and Royal Air Maroc fly from Melilla to Tangier 5 times a week. Alternatively, CTM operates a bus from Melilla to Tangier twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
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
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Nador to Tangier
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
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 Tanger
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Naviera Armas
Phone
+34 (0) 902 456 500
Website
navieraarmas.com
Car ferry from Nador to Motril
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
navieraarmas.com
Car ferry from Melilla to Motril
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
navieraarmas.com
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Motril to Tangier Med
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$339
Standard Car
$856
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 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$60 - $75
Balearia
$55 - $80
Lobby Bar
$60 - $85
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

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

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