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

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Bus  •  13 h

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

$26 - $35

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Taxi, train, bus  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chefchaouen to Ksar el Kebir
  2. Take the train from Ksar el Kebir to Sale
  3. Take the train from Station Gare-Salé to Marrakech
  4. Take the bus from Marrakesh to Essaouira

$156 - $203

Bus, Grand Taxi  •  14 h 20 min

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

$29 - $41

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chefchaouen to Essaouira 442.1 miles

$65 - $95

Bus to Fes, fly to Marrakech, Grand Taxi  •  10 h 4 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

$207 - $415

Bus, train to Casablanca, fly to Essaouira  •  10 h 46 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

$170 - $369

Bus, train to Casablanca, fly to Agadir, Grand Taxi  •  13 h 54 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

$142 - $284

Bus, train to Casablanca, fly to Marrakech, Grand Taxi  •  13 h 45 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

$147 - $386

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira is to bus which costs MAD 240 - MAD 330 and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira is to drive which costs MAD 600 - MAD 900 and takes 8 h 40 min.

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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 13 h.

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The distance between Chefchaouen and Essaouira is 583 km. The road distance is 707.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira without a car is to bus which takes 13 h and costs MAD 240 - MAD 330.

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It takes approximately 13 h to get from Chefchaouen to Essaouira, including transfers.

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Chefchaouen to Essaouira bus services, operated by CTM, depart from Chefchaouen station.

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The quickest flight from Fes Airport to Marrakech Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Chefchaouen to Essaouira bus services, operated by CTM, arrive at Essaouira station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chefchaouen to Essaouira is 707 km. It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to drive from Chefchaouen to Essaouira.

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  • Distance: 364.6 miles
  • Duration: 13 h

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

You can take a bus from Chefchaouen to Essaouira via Casablanca in around 13 h.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Casablanca to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Casablanca to Agadir
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Casablanca to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Casablanca to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Casablanca to Agadir
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Casablanca to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Fes to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Train operators
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
Email
ketary@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Ksar el Kebir to Sale
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$7 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Station Gare-Salé to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$14 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Train from Souk El Arbaa to Casa-Voyageurs
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
oncf.ma
2nd Class
$9 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
CTM
Phone
0800090030
Email
ctmweb.ma@gmail.com
Website
ctm.ma
Bus from Chefchaouen to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Bus from Casablanca to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Bus from Marrakesh to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Bus from Casablanca to Safi
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ctm.ma
Bus from Chefchaouen to Fes
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 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
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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 Safi to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Marrakesh to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
heymorocco.com
Rideshare from Agadir to Essaouira
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
heymorocco.com
Taxi from Chefchaouen to Ksar el Kebir
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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