La Méridionale 

Book with La Méridionale

La Méridionale is a French ferry company established in 1931 and operating regular ferry services in the Mediterranean. The company offers national and international connections for cars and passengers. La Méridionale is committed to providing a safe and reliable service, as well as high quality services.

Your crossing



Countries an Ports served by La Méridionale

La Méridionale offers ferry crossings between France, Morocco and Spain.

Ports served in France:

In France, the ferry company serves the port of Marseille on the mainland and the ports of Ajaccio and Porto-Vecchio in Corsica.

Ports served in Spain:

In Spain, the ferry company serves the port of Barcelona.

Ports served in Morocco

The ferry company serves the port of Tanger Med in Morocco.

La Méridionale fleet

The ferry company owns 4 ferries with a capacity of up to 750 passengers and 200 vehicles.

The fleet is composed of the following ships:

  • Piana
  • Girolata
  • Kalliste
  • Pelagos

Types of vehicules accepted on La Méridionale

It is possible to embark on  ferries with a car, a van, a motorbike, a scooter, a quad, a sidecar, a camper, an electric or non-electric bicycle, or as a pedestrian.

It is also possible to add a towed element (caravan, trailer) and a trunk or roof load, provided that the dimensions are specified at the time of booking.

Facilities on La Méridionale ferries

Interior and exterior cabins

The ferry compagnie offers exclusive interior or sea view cabins. These cabins can accommodate up to 4 people and have single or double beds.

The cabins are all equipped with a television, private bathroom with toilet, shower and washbasin as well as bed and bath linen.

Cabins for PRMs

The ferries have cabins equipped for people with reduced mobility (PRM). These cabins have adapted sanitary facilities and are more spacious, allowing a wheelchair to move around.


Each ferry has an armchair lounge wich includes a luggage storage and dedicated toilets.

Services on La Méridionale ferries

Restaurants and bars

La Méridionale ferries have restaurants and self-service facilities featuring Mediterranean and Corsican specialities.

Snacks and vending machines are also available for lighter snacks.

Internet on board

The ferry company provides passengers with a WIFI connection for the ships on the Morocco line. Different internet packages are available to suit everyone’s needs.


Some ferries have a cinema room where passengers can enjoy a free film each evening.

Prayer room

The ships bound for Morocco are equipped with a prayer room where passengers can meditate.

Traveling with children with La Méridionale

The ferries are equipped with a nursery containing a changing area and a bottle warmer. Baby cots are also available on request from the on-board staff.

Some ferries also have a play area for children.

Traveling with pets with La Méridionale

It is possible to take your pet on board ferries.

However, pets are not allowed in the passenger areas and must be kenneled or left in your vehicle for the duration of the crossing.

Paying for your crossing with La Méridionale

On, it is possible to pay for your ferry crossing by credit card, holiday voucher, or in 4 instalments with our partner Floa Bank.

How to change or cancel my ferry ticket ?

If you have booked your crossing on or by telephone with one of our agents, it is possible for us to modify or cancel it according to the conditions applicable to your ticket.

To do this, please contact our customer service department by telephone on

If you have made your booking directly on La Méridionale website or via another platform than, we will not be able to make any changes or cancellations.

Is it possible to travel without facilities on a La Méridionale crossing?

It is not possible to travel on ferries without facilities. Reservation of a cabin or a seat is compulsory for each passenger.