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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Rabat  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rabat (RBA) LHR - RBA

MAD 3,637 - MAD 8,464

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Train to Bristol, fly to Rabat  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Rabat (RBA) BRS - RBA

MAD 1,647 - MAD 5,865

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Train, train to Cardiff, fly to Rabat  •  18h 27m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
  3. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Rabat (RBA) CWL - RBA

MAD 1,738 - MAD 6,686

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Casablanca, train  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Casablanca (CMN) LHR - CMN
  3. Take the train from Casablanca Port to Rabat Ville

MAD 1,993 - MAD 10,444

Train, car ferry, bus  •  46h 51m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin Alv
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ave
  5. Take the bus from Malaga to Rabat

MAD 2,445 - MAD 7,221

Train, car ferry, bus via Algeciras  •  47h 7m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin Alv
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Algeciras Alt
  5. Take the bus from Algeciras to Rabat

MAD 2,205 - MAD 6,521

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Rabat

MAD 2,506 - MAD 3,532

Drive, car ferry  •  43h 54m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Plymouth
  2. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
  3. Drive from Santander to Motril
  4. Take the car ferry from Motril to Al Hoceima
  5. Drive from Al Hoceima to Rabat

MAD 2,589 - MAD 6,158

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International entry into Morocco from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Morocco from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Morocco from United Kingdom.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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

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

The social distance requirement in Rabat 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 United Kingdom from Morocco.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Exeter to Rabat is to bus which costs £190 - £280 and takes 2 days 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Rabat is to train and fly which costs £280 - £700 and takes 8h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Rabat. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Rabat via Londres Victoria Coach Station and Bilbao. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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The distance between Exeter and Rabat is 1877 km.

The best way to get from Exeter to Rabat without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 46h 51m and costs £190 - £600.

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It takes approximately 8h to get from Exeter to Rabat, including transfers.

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Exeter to Rabat bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Rabat Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Exeter to Rabat bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Rabat station.

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British Airways, Royal Air Maroc and Air France offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Rabat Airport.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Rabat.
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  • Distance: 1877.3 km
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Rabat, Morocco?

You can take a bus from Exeter to Rabat via London Victoria Coach Station, Londres Victoria Coach Station, and Bilbao in around 2 days 7h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rabat via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 1,800 - MAD 8,500
Flights from Cardiff to Rabat via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 2,900 - MAD 13,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Casablanca via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 950 - MAD 4,400
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rabat
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 2,700 - MAD 7,000
Flights from Cardiff to Rabat via Amsterdam Schiphol, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 4,500 - MAD 11,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Casablanca
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 2,800 - MAD 42,000
Flights from Bristol to Rabat via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 3,600 - MAD 9,000
Flights from Bristol to Rabat via Amsterdam Schiphol, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 3,600 - MAD 10,000
Flights from Bristol to Rabat via Frankfurt, Marseille
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 4,400 - MAD 11,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cardiff to Rabat via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 2,900 - MAD 13,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cardiff to Rabat via Malaga
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 1,700 - MAD 5,500
Flights from Cardiff to Rabat via Barcelona, Sevilla
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 1,100 - MAD 3,800
Flights from Bristol to Rabat via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
MAD 1,100 - MAD 3,900
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rabat via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 2,000 - MAD 8,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Casablanca via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 2,200 - MAD 23,000
Flights from Bristol to Rabat via Amsterdam Schiphol, Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 3,600 - MAD 10,000
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Casablanca via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 1,000 - MAD 3,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Casablanca via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
MAD 1,300 - MAD 5,500
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
MAD 750 - MAD 950
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
MAD 750 - MAD 950
Anytime Day 1st Class
MAD 1,300 - MAD 1,800
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
MAD 350 - MAD 440
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
MAD 350 - MAD 440
Anytime Day 1st Class
MAD 600 - MAD 850
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
MAD 190 - MAD 240
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
MAD 190 - MAD 240
Anytime Day 1st Class
MAD 330 - MAD 440
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
MAD 250 - MAD 310
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
MAD 250 - MAD 310
Anytime Day 1st Class
MAD 430 - MAD 600
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 1,800
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
MAD 550 - MAD 650
Anytime Day 1st Class
MAD 1,200 - MAD 1,800
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
MAD 370 - MAD 1,400
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
MAD 370 - MAD 440
Anytime Day 1st Class
MAD 1,000 - MAD 1,400
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
MAD 440 - MAD 1,600
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
MAD 440 - MAD 550
Anytime Day 1st Class
MAD 1,100 - MAD 1,600
Moroccan Railways (ONCF)

Morocco’s comfortable and fast train network is operated by ONCF (Office National des Chemins de Fer) and links many tourist destinations, including a high-speed TGV link from Tangier via Rabat and Casablanca to Marrakech. For popular destinations where there is no train service, ONCF-operated Supratours offers connecting bus services from the nearest railway station to places like Agadir, Tétouan and Essaouira.

Contact Details
Phone
+212(0)537-77-47-47
Email
communication.digitale@oncf.ma
Website
oncf.ma
Train from Casablanca Port to Rabat Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
MAD 35 - MAD 65
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Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
2nd Class
MAD 35 - MAD 50
1st Class
MAD 55 - MAD 65
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 310 - MAD 380
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 420 - MAD 550
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 1,100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
MAD 550 - MAD 750
Promo+
MAD 630 - MAD 680
Flexible
MAD 850 - MAD 1,100
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. 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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Malaga to Rabat
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 470 - MAD 650
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Rabat
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 360 - MAD 500
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Londres Victoria Coach Station to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 1,100 - MAD 1,600
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Rabat
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 1,300 - MAD 1,800
Website
alsa.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter Sidwell St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
MAD 100 - MAD 140
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Plymouth to Santander
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
MAD 800 - MAD 3,500
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
MAD 800 - MAD 1,100
Car
MAD 2,500 - MAD 3,500

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