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Explore Spain and Morocco with DFDS

Calling all travel enthusiasts.

DFDS recently acquired ferry operator FRS Iberia/Maroc, marking an exciting milestone and unlocking new destinations and travel experiences for our passengers.

Following this acquisition, we now offer three new short-sea ferry routes across the beautiful Strait of Gibraltar between Spain and Morocco – Algeciras – Tanger Med, Algeciras – Ceuta, and Tarifa – Tanger Ville.

Imagine exploring the stunning coastlines, immersing yourself in vibrant cultures, and discovering hidden gems.

Explore somewhere new with DFDS.

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Algeciras–Tanger Med:

The Algeciras–Tanger Med route is a frequent ferry service between Algeciras in Southern Spain (just south of Malaga on the A7) and Tanger Med (less than one hour’s drive east of Tanger in Morocco).

With several sailings daily, this is ideal for both foot passengers and passengers travelling by car or with other vehicles (e.g., motorbikes, and motorhomes) with a crossing time of only 1 hour 30 minutes.

On-board you’ll be able to explore the Duty Free shop, cafeteria and sun deck and enjoy free Wi-Fi.

More information about the Algeciras–Tanger Med route is available on FRS.es.

Ferry in FRS livery - Algeciras Port

Algeciras–Ceuta:

The Algeciras–Ceuta route is a fast and frequent ferry service between Algeciras in Southern Spain (just south of Malaga on the A7) and Ceuta (a Spanish enclave on the North African coast about one hour’s drive east of Tanger in Morocco) with a crossing time of only 1 hour.

Onboard you can explore the shop and cafeteria and enjoy free Wi-Fi. Option to upgrade to popular Premium Class is also available.

More information about the Algeciras–Ceuta route is available on FRS.es.

HSC Tarifa Jet in Tarifa - Spain (c) FRS

Tarifa–Tanger Ville

The Tarifa–Tanger Ville route is a fast and frequent ferry service between the popular tourist resort of Tarifa in Southern Spain (just south of Cádiz on the E5) and the centre of Tanger. With a crossing time of less than 1 hour, it is the ideal route to take a day-trip to Tanger or visit Morocco by car (or motorbike, or motorhome).

Not only does it offer the shortest and quickest route between Spain and Morocco, but it also serves as the fastest connection between Europe and Africa.

On-board you’ll be able to explore the Duty Free shop, cafeteria and sun deck and enjoy free Wi-Fi.

More information about the Tarifa–Tanger Ville route is available on FRS.es.

Vote European Awards 2024

Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has been named the World's Leading Ferry Operator 2023 at the prestigious World Travel Awards – our 13th consecutive win!

This accolade cements our commitment to providing unparalleled experiences for our passengers and reflects the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

We are also proud to announce that we have been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2024 and we’d love your support once again.