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There are 5 ways to get from Barcelona to Marrakesh by plane, car ferry, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Marrakech (RAK) BCN - RAK

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Car ferry, bus  •  44h 23m

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Tangier Med
  2. Take the bus from Tanger to Marrakesh

Train, bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ave
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Marrakech

Bus  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Malaga Sofia Central Bus Station - Lepe Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Malaga to Marrakech

Drive, car ferry  •  24h 25m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Motril
  2. Take the car ferry from Motril to Al Hoceima
  3. Drive from Al Hoceima to Marrakesh

Barcelona (BCN) to Marrakech (RAK) flights

The flight time between Barcelona (BCN) and Marrakech (RAK) is around 4h 55m and covers a distance of around 1405 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 40m. Services are operated by Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, Royal Air Maroc and others. Typically 63 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

63 Weekly Planes
4h 55m Average Duration
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Spain → Morocco
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International entry into Morocco from Spain

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Morocco from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Morocco

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Considerations leaving from Spain

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Morocco from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Marrakesh is 80100-4747.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Marrakesh is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Marrakesh is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 80100-4747.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Morocco.

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Last updated: 18 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Moroccan National Tourism Office.

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Marrakesh is to fly which costs €35 - €370 and takes 5h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Marrakesh is to fly which costs €35 - €370 and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Marrakesh. However, there are services departing from Barcelona/Sants and arriving at Marrakech via Malaga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11h.

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The distance between Barcelona and Marrakesh is 1413 km.

The best way to get from Barcelona to Marrakesh without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 44h 23m and costs €90 - €130.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Barcelona to Marrakesh, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Marrakesh bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Barcelona/Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Marrakesh is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs €35 - €370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €110 - €170 and takes 2 days 11h.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Marrakech Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Barcelona to Marrakesh bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Marrakech station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Marrakesh.
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  • Distance: 1412.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Marrakesh, Morocco?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Barcelona to Marrakesh every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Marrakesh via Malaga in around 2 days 11h.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 360 - MAD 4,800
Flights from Barcelona to Marrakech via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 800 - MAD 4,900
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 360 - MAD 4,800
Flights from Barcelona to Marrakech via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 800 - MAD 4,900
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Barcelona to Marrakech via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 1,300 - MAD 5,500
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Barcelona to Marrakech via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 1,100 - MAD 7,500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 390 - MAD 4,100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Marrakech via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 950 - MAD 8,500
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 1,200 - MAD 2,100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
MAD 1,200 - MAD 1,600
Promo+
MAD 1,250 - MAD 1,400
Flexible
MAD 1,600 - MAD 2,100
Bus operators
CTM
Phone
0800090030
Email
ctmweb.ma@gmail.com
Website
ctm.ma
Bus from Tanger to Marrakesh
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 250 - MAD 350
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Premium
MAD 290 - MAD 320
Comfort
MAD 250 - MAD 350
Comfort Plus
MAD 280 - MAD 330
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
43h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 900 - MAD 1,300
Website
ALSA
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Malaga
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 800 - MAD 1,200
Website
ALSA
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Barcelona Sants Central Bus Station to Malaga Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
MAD 320 - MAD 450
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators

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Marrakesh is 1h behind Barcelona. It is currently 7:20 AM in Barcelona and 6:20 AM in Marrakesh.

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines, Air Europa and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Marrakech Airport.

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There are 914+ hotels available in Marrakesh. Prices start at MAD 1,000 per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs €6.

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