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There are 5 ways to get from Ceuta to Rabat by car, train, car ferry, bus, rideshare or plane

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Drive, train  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from Ceuta to Tangier
  2. Take the train from Tangier to Sidi-Kacem
  3. Take the train from Sidi Kacem to Rabat Ville

$20 - $38

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Grand Taxi  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the Grand Taxi from Fnideq to Tangier
  2. Take the Grand Taxi from Tangier to Rabat

$17 - $39

3 alternative options

Car ferry, bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the car ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Rabat

$159 - $447

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Ceuta to Rabat 194.9 miles

$35 - $55

Grand Taxi, fly, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the Grand Taxi from Fnideq to Tangier
  2. Fly from Tangier (TNG) to Casablanca (CMN) TNG - CMN
  3. Take the train from Casa-Voyageurs to Rabat Ville

$143 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ceuta to Rabat is to drive and train which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Ceuta to Rabat is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 31m.

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The distance between Ceuta and Rabat is 250 km. The road distance is 311.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ceuta to Rabat without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 13h 10m and costs 130€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Ceuta to Rabat, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tangier Airport to Casablanca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Rabat is 1h behind Ceuta. It is currently 10:58 AM in Ceuta and 9:58 AM in Rabat.

Yes, the driving distance between Ceuta to Rabat is 312 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Ceuta to Rabat.

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Royal Air Maroc offers flights from Tangier Airport to Casablanca Airport.

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There are 369+ hotels available in Rabat. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ceuta to Rabat.
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  • Distance: 156.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 34m

What companies run services between Ceuta, Spain and Rabat, Morocco?

There is no direct connection from Ceuta to Rabat. However, you can take the drive to Tangier, take the train to Sidi Kacem, then take the train to Rabat Ville. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ceuta to Rabat via Algeciras and Algeciras in around 13h 10m.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Tangier to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Tangier to Sidi-Kacem
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
2nd Class
$8 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Sidi Kacem to Rabat Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Casa-Voyageurs to Rabat Ville
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
2nd Class
$4 - $5
1st Class
$5 - $9
Bus operators
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Algeciras to Rabat
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $210
Schedules at
balearia.com
Cabin
$150 - $210
Seating
$8 - $55
Balearia
$35 - $55
Lobby Bar
$35 - $60
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Ceuta to Algeciras Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Schedules at
frs.es
Passenger
$42
Standard Car
$106
Acciona Trasmediterranea
Other operators
Grand Taxis
Email
info@HeyMorocco.com
Website
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Fnideq to Tangier
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Tangier to Rabat
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
heymorocco.com

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