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There are 2 ways to get from Tangier to Marbella by car ferry, bus or train

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

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Marbella Portillo / ...

$52 - $154

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Tangier to Port Tanger Med - Tanger
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras Puerto to Marbella

$12 - $37

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tangier to Marbella is to train and bus which costs MAD 110 - MAD 360 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tangier to Marbella is to car ferry and bus which costs MAD 480 - MAD 1,500 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Tangier and Marbella is 117 km.

The best way to get from Tangier to Marbella without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs MAD 480 - MAD 1,500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Tangier to Marbella, including transfers.

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Marbella is 1 h ahead of Tangier. It is currently 2:09 PM in Tangier and 3:09 PM in Marbella.

There are 3125+ hotels available in Marbella. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tangier to Marbella.
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  • Distance: 73 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

There is no direct connection from Tangier to Marbella. However, you can take the car ferry to Tarifa, take the walk to Tarifa - Centro de Salud, take the bus to Algeciras, then take the bus to Marbella. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Tangier to Marbella via Port Tanger Med - Tanger, Tangier, Algeciras, and Algeciras Puerto in around 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Avanza Grupo
Transportes Comes
Interbus
Phone
902 64 64 28
Email
info@interbus.es
Website
interbus.es
Bus from Algeciras to Marbella
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
interbus.es
Bus from Algeciras Puerto to Marbella
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
interbus.es
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 Algeciras to Marbella
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Tarifa
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 Tangier to Tarifa
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
intershipping.es

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