There are 8 ways to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira by bus, rideshare, car, train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chefchaouen to Casablanca
  2. Take the bus from Casablanca to Essaouira

$27 - $34

7 alternative options

Bus, Grand Taxi  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Chefchaouen to Casablanca
  2. Take the bus from Casablanca to Marrakech
  3. Take the Grand Taxi from Marrakesh to Essaouira

$37 - $49

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chefchaouen to Essaouira 442.1 miles

$65 - $95

Bus, train, Grand Taxi  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Chefchaouen to Souk El Arba
  2. Take the train from Souk El Arbaa to Casa-Voyageurs
  3. Take the train from Casa-Voyageurs to Marrakech
  4. Take the Grand Taxi from Marrakesh to Essaouira

$40 - $67

Bus to Fes, fly to Marrakech, Grand Taxi  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Chefchaouen to Fes
  2. Fly from Fes (FEZ) to Marrakech (RAK) FEZ - RAK
  3. Take the Grand Taxi from Marrakesh to Essaouira

$197 - $396

Bus, train to Casablanca, fly to Essaouira  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Chefchaouen to Souk El Arba
  2. Take the train from Souk El Arbaa to Casa-Voyageurs
  3. Fly from Casablanca (CMN) to Essaouira (ESU) CMN - ESU

$165 - $364

Bus, train to Casablanca, fly to Agadir, Grand Taxi  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Chefchaouen to Souk El Arba
  2. Take the train from Souk El Arbaa to Casa-Voyageurs
  3. Fly from Casablanca (CMN) to Agadir (AGA) CMN - AGA
  4. Take the Grand Taxi from Agadir to Essaouira

$137 - $271

Bus, train to Casablanca, fly to Marrakech, Grand Taxi  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Chefchaouen to Souk El Arba
  2. Take the train from Souk El Arbaa to Casa-Voyageurs
  3. Fly from Casablanca (CMN) to Marrakech (RAK) CMN - RAK
  4. Take the Grand Taxi from Marrakesh to Essaouira

$132 - $361

What companies run services between Chefchaouen, Morocco and Essaouira, Morocco?

You can take a bus from Chefchaouen to Essaouira via Casablanca in around 15 h 15 min.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Casablanca to Essaouira
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Casablanca to Agadir
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Casablanca to Marrakech
Avg. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Casablanca to Agadir
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Casablanca to Marrakech
Avg. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Fes to Marrakech
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Train operators
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Souk El Arbaa to Casa-Voyageurs
Avg. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$9 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Casa-Voyageurs to Marrakech
Avg. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
CTM
Phone
0800090030
Email
ctmweb.ma@gmail.com
Website
ctm.ma
Bus from Chefchaouen to Casablanca
Avg. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Bus from Casablanca to Essaouira
Avg. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Bus from Casablanca to Marrakech
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Bus from Chefchaouen to Fes
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Bus from Chefchaouen to Souk El Arba
Avg. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
oncf.ma
Other operators
Grand Taxis
Email
info@HeyMorocco.com
Website
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Marrakesh to Essaouira
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Agadir to Essaouira
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
heymorocco.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chefchaouen to Essaouira?

The distance between Chefchaouen and Essaouira is 583 km. The road distance is 707 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira?

The cheapest way to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira is to bus which costs MAD 290 and takes 15 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira?

The quickest way to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira is to drive which takes 8 h 40 min and costs MAD 750.

Is there a direct bus between Chefchaouen and Essaouira?

No, there is no direct bus from Chefchaouen to Essaouira. However, there are services departing from Chefchaouen and arriving at Essaouira via Casablanca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira?

It takes approximately 15 h 15 min to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira, including transfers.