Malaga to Melilla Ferry
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1 crossings weekly8 hr 1 min
Getting the best price for your Malaga to Melilla ferry
With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Malaga to Melilla. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.
If you're not sure if the Malaga to Melilla route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Malaga to Melilla ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Malaga to Melilla is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.
Main Sights in Malaga are The Alcazaba and the Roman theatre; Gibralfaro Castle; The Picasso Foundation - Native Home Museum of Picasso; The neoclassical Cathedral of the Encarnation; The Bishop's Palace; The bullring called Plaza de Toros.
Melilla, on the Mediterranean coast of Morocco, was originally a Phoenician settlement and has throughout history seen Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Vandal and Carthaginian rule. Melilla was conquered by Spain in 1492 and has been under Spanish administration ever since; this is reflected in the city's typically Andalusian character. The port of Melilla has become an important port for trade and transportation between North Africa and Spain.
The fortified Melilla old town, Melilla la Vieja, is surrounded by defensive walls and has changed little since the 16th Century. Some other interesting sights to see in Melilla include the Plaza de España square, which is surrounded by important local buildings, and the Zoruah Synagogue. Melilla also has a variety of museums to visit, including the Museum of Archaeology and History and the Military History Museum. Melilla is approximately 14 kilometres north of Nador; Nador is accessible from Melilla by train.
24 Nov 2011journey to africa
My recent trip to Meilla booked with aferry was a very easy and straight forward journey,no problem to get from the airport to the ferry terminal 2euro by train and a short walk to the ferry then 8 hours to Africa.
Review by christopher goldring
06 Jun 2011only small frustrations
I enjoyed my trip on the large ferry between malaga and melilla. I do wish that the cafeteria had been open prior to arrival in melilla. The schedule on the notice board said it would be so I arrived in melilla hungry. I also wish that I had been aware of the fast ferry back to malaga. It's arrival would have fit my airline connection to britan far better and I do not think thta it was shown as an option when a booked on line in late march. I only became aware of it a day before I sailed to malaga as I watched it leave the melilla harbor. I suppose I should have gone to your office then and asked to change my booking and I suspect that you would have said ok.
Review by Anon
12 May 2011functional journey
check in was easy and quick, the boat was a bit run down though, the seats were broken and ripped, the TV was blaring and there was no quiet area, even in the seating section (as that had a TV too). the announcer had a very strong spanish accent so when she spoke in english it was impossible to understand what she was saying, therefore i missed the canteen closing times and ended up eating a sandwich from the bar, which was below par, the ham was too fatty and thickly cut and a little over priced. everyone was pleasant though and the journey was fine otherwise. we departed & arrived very punctually, and the journey was very smooth.
Review by Anon
07 May 2011Comfortable Cruising
Travelling on the overnight ferry allowed us to make the most of our day in Malaga and have an evening meal before boarding what proved to be a very comfortable ferry. We are a family of two adults and two sons aged 11 and 13. The cabin was very comfortable and all though we did not eat on the ferry all facilities were very welcoming. If anything, we docked in Melilla too early as we would have enjoyed having breakfast on board!
Review by Razorfish, Jersey
Malaga to Melilla Popular Questions
Want to know more about your journey from Malaga to Melilla? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.
How long does the ferry from Malaga to Melilla take?
The average journey time by ferry between Malaga to Melilla is 6 hrs 19 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How fast does the ferry from Malaga to Melilla travel?
The fastest journey time by ferry from Malaga to Melilla is 5 hrs 30 min, with Balearia.
What time does the first ferry from Malaga to Melilla leave?
The first ferry from Malaga to Melilla leaves at 14:30 with Trasmediterranea. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
What time does the last ferry from Malaga to Melilla leave?
The last ferry from Malaga to Melilla leaves at 23:30 with Balearia. Times may vary depending on the time of year.
Which ferry companies operate between Malaga to Melilla?
Ferries travelling from Malaga to Melilla are operated by Balearia and Trasmediterranea.
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If you're looking for the return journey, check out Melilla to Malaga.