Last updated on September 2nd, 2023 at 08:31 pm
How To Get From Marrakech Airport To Essaouira Best Way – You can go by bus, taxi, shared transfer and private transfer.
What is The Distance From Marrakech Airport To Essaouira?
The distance from Menara International Marrakech Airport to Essaouira is 177 kilometers. Click here to book online Marrakech activities and day trips
The travel time by taxi from Marrakech airport to Essaouira is around 2 hours and 30 minutes. The taxi fare from Marrakech to Essaouira is around $60 USD. Read here how to get from Essaouira to Marrakech airport the reverse way
What is The Cheapest Way From Marrakech Airport To Essaouira?
The cheapest way from Marrakech airport to Essaouira is by bus for $16 USD you can book online. The bus travel time from Marrakech to Essaouira is around 4-5 hours.
WHERE TO STAY IN ESSAOUIRA
For accommodation in Essaouira, you can find deals starting from $15 USD per room. If you prefer mid-budget accommodation will cost $30-40 USD and for $60 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Morocco.
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HOW TO GET FROM MARRAKECH TO ESSAOUIRA
AIRPORT BUS FROM MARRAKECH AIRPORT TO ESSAOUIRA (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Marrakech airport to Essaouira is by bus. There is no direct bus going from Marrakech airport to Essaouira and you will have to take a bus to Marrakech Train Terminal. Once in Marrakech Train Terminal, you will have to ride a Supratours Bus from Marrakech to Essaouira.
Bus Number 19 is leaving from Marrakech Airport to Marrakech Train Terminal running every 20-30 minutes from 6 am until 12 15 am. Check ALSA Bus Number 19 Marrakech airport schedule and route!
The bus fare from Marrakech airport to city is 30 MAD which is $3 USD (including a return ticket for 2 weeks) and you can pay by cash to the bus driver.
The bus travel time from Marrakech Airport to Marrakech Train Terminal is around 30 minutes. The buses are leaving outside the airport 800 meters walking distance from Terminal 2 just follow the signs and you will find it.
There are also public Buses Number 11, 12, 18, 20 and 33 going to Marrakech city center and near Marrakech Train Terminal for a cheaper price of 4 MAD which is half of dollar leaving from the Main Road at Avenue Guemassa just 10 minutes walking outside the airport.
SUPRATOURS BUS SCHEDULE FROM MARRAKECH TO ESSAOUIRA
The bus schedule from Marrakech to Essaouira with Supratours is running a few times per day starting from 7 45 am, 10 45 am, 2 45 pm, 4 45 pm to 7 pm. Check here to book online prices and schedule!
The bus fare from Marrakech to Essaouira is 130 MAD which is around $14 USD and you can book online or at the ticket counter at Marrakech Train Terminal. The bus travel time from Marrakech to Essaouira is around 3 hours with Supratours.
The total bus fare from Marrakech airport to Essaouira is 160 MAD which is around $16 USD. The total travel time from Marrakech to Essaouira is around 4-5 hours with the waiting time and bus transfer.
There are also CTM Buses going from Marrakech to Essaouira running during the day for a cheaper price $13 USD (check here schedule and price) but running less often than Supratour Buses.
BY TAXI FROM MARRAKECH AIRPORT TO ESSAOUIRA
The travel time by taxi from Marrakech to Essaouira is around 2 hours and 30 minutes and the taxi fare is around 600 MAD which is around $60 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER/CAREEM FROM MARRAKECH AIRPORT TO ESSAOUIRA
If you are ordering Uber or Careem in Marrakech you should know that Uber isn’t operating in Marrakech. The best way to move around is by locals.
Expect to pay around $60-80 USD depending on your destination and time of the day from Marrakech airport to Essaouira.
BEST WAY FROM MARRAKECH AIRPORT TO ESSAOUIRA (MARRAKECH TO ESSAOUIRA)
The best way from Marrakech airport to Essaouira is by bus for $16 USD you can book online. You will have to walk and take two buses from Marrakech airport to Essaouira.
So make sure you aren’t bringing so much luggage. It will take around 4-5 hours much longer than the taxi or private transfer. It’s only worth it if you are on a budget because for $4 USD more per person, you will take much less time with a private transfer from Marrakech airport to Essaouira (up to 4 people)!
If you prefer more comfort because you have so much luggage or traveling in a group you can go by taxi or private transportation if you book online for $80 USD good enough for 4 people for 2 hours and 30 minutes travel time sometimes is cheaper than a taxi.
WHERE TO STAY IN ESSAOUIRA
For accommodation in Essaouira, you can find deals starting from $15 USD per room. If you prefer mid-budget accommodation will cost $30-40 USD and for $60 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Morocco. You can find nice Airbnb in Morocco starting from $15-20 USD.
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