There are 9 ways to get from Tangier to Melilla by plane, car, car ferry, bus or rideshare

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 Melilla  •  4 h 13 min

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

$312 - $377

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Tanger to Nador

$16 - $24

7 alternative options

Fly to Nador  •  1 h 44 min

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

$160 - $437

Fly to Al Hoceima, drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Tangier (TNG) to Al Hoceima (AHU) TNG - AHU
  2. Drive from Al Hoceima to Melilla

$179 - $399

Car ferry  •  12 h

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

$387 - $932

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

$387 - $932

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h

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

$150 - $336

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Tangier to Melilla 255.3 miles

$45 - $70

Grand Taxi, drive  •  5 h 26 min

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

$32 - $49

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

Iberia, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Tangier to Melilla 5 times a day. Alternatively, CTM operates a bus from Tangier to Melilla twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 12 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Tangier to Melilla via Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $350
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 Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Tangier to Melilla via Madrid, Malaga
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
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
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Tangier to Nador
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from Tangier to Al Hoceima
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Bus operators
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
$347
Standard Car
$877
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
$145
Balearia
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tangier and Melilla is 264 km. The road distance is 409 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tangier to Melilla is to bus which costs MAD 150 - MAD 230 and takes 12 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Tangier to Melilla is to fly which takes 1 h 44 min and costs MAD 1,500 - MAD 4,200.

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.

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Tangier to Melilla, including transfers.