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

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

Fly to Nador  •  1 h 44 min

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

$160 - $437

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Tanger to Nador

$16 - $28

6 alternative options

Fly to Melilla  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Tangier (TNG) to Melilla (MLN) TNG - MLN

$316 - $382

Car ferry  •  12 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Motril
  2. Take the car ferry from Motril to Nador

$388 - $935

Car ferry via Melilla  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tangier to Motril
  2. Take the car ferry from Motril to Melilla

$388 - $935

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h

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

$144 - $397

Grand Taxi, drive  •  5 h 26 min

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

$32 - $49

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Tangier to Melilla 255.3 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tangier to Melilla is to bus which costs MAD 150 - MAD 260 and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tangier to Melilla is to fly which costs MAD 1,500 - MAD 4,100 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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

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The distance between Tangier and Melilla is 264 km. The road distance is 408.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tangier to Melilla without a car is to car ferry which takes 12 h and costs MAD 3,600 - MAD 9,000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Tangier to Melilla, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tangier to Melilla is to fly which takes 1 h 44 min and costs MAD 1,500 - MAD 4,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs MAD 150 - MAD 260 and takes 12 h 15 min.

Mode details

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

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Map of how to get from Tangier to Melilla.
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  • Distance: 165.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

Royal Air Maroc flies from Tangier to Melilla 4 times a week. Alternatively, CTM operates a bus from Tangier to Melilla twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $25 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Tangier to Melilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from Tangier to Melilla via Madrid, Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from Tangier to Melilla via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Tangier to Melilla via Malaga
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Tangier to Nador
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
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 Tanger to Malaga
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Tangier to Motril
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$348
Standard Car
$880
Naviera Armas
Phone
+34 (0) 902 456 500
Website
navieraarmas.com
Car ferry from Motril to Nador
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
navieraarmas.com
Car ferry from Motril to Melilla
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
navieraarmas.com
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Phone
+34 (0) 917369957
Website
trasmediterranea.es
Car ferry from Málaga to Melilla
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Schedules at
trasmediterranea.es
Seat
$48
Cabin
$146
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Málaga to Melilla
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
Other operators
Grand Taxis
Email
info@HeyMorocco.com
Website
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Tangier to Saïdia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
heymorocco.com

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