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

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Fly to Tangier, taxi

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Tangier (TNG)
  2. Take a taxi from Tangier to Chefchaouen

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Fly to Tetouan, taxi

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Tetouan (TTU)
  2. Take a taxi from Tetouan to Chefchaouen

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Fly to Rabat-Salé, drive

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Rabat-Salé (RBA)
  2. Drive from Rabat-Salé to Chefchaouen

Fly to Sevilla, drive, car ferry

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sevilla (SVQ)
  2. Drive from Sevilla to Algeciras
  3. Take the car ferry from Algeciras to Tanger Med
  4. Drive from Tanger Med to Chefchaouen

Train, car ferry, drive

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Algeciras
  2. Take the car ferry from Algeciras Ferry Terminal to Ceuta
  3. Drive from Ceuta to Chefchaouen

Bus, car ferry, drive

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Algeciras
  2. Take the car ferry from Algeciras Ferry Terminal to Ceuta
  3. Drive from Ceuta to Chefchaouen

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ksar El Kebir
  2. Take a taxi from Ksar El Kebir to Chefchaouen

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Madrid to Motril
  2. Take the car ferry from Motril to Al Hoceima
  3. Drive from Al Hoceima to Chefchaouen
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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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Mandatory

Mandatory

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 Chefchaouen is 80100-4747.

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

The social distance requirement in Chefchaouen 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: 26 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Moroccan National Tourism Office.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Chefchaouen is to bus and car ferry and drive which costs €75 - €290 and takes 14h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Chefchaouen is to fly and taxi which costs €65 - €350 and takes 5h 11m.

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The distance between Madrid and Chefchaouen is 599 km.

The best way to get from Madrid to Chefchaouen without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 19h 25m and costs €110 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Madrid to Chefchaouen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Tangier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Chefchaouen is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 2:42 AM in Madrid and 1:42 AM in Chefchaouen.

Air Arabia Maroc, Ryanair and Iberia offer flights from Madrid Airport to Tangier Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Chefchaouen. Prices start at MAD 1,000 per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Chefchaouen.
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  • Distance: 599.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Chefchaouen, Morocco?

There is no direct connection from Madrid to Chefchaouen. However, you can take the train to Nuevos Ministerios, take the walk to Nuevos Ministerios, take the line 8 subway to Aeropuerto T4, take the walk to Madrid airport, fly to Tangier, then take the taxi to Chefchaouen. Alternatively, you can take the train to Nuevos Ministerios, take the walk to Nuevos Ministerios, take the line 8 subway to Aeropuerto T4, take the walk to Madrid airport, fly to Tetouan, then take the taxi to Chefchaouen.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 6,500
Flights from Madrid to Tangier via Malaga
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 6,500
Flights from Madrid to Rabat-Salé
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 950 - MAD 18,000
Flights from Madrid to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 350 - MAD 2,700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 170 - MAD 3,700
Flights from Madrid to Tetouan
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 85 - MAD 3,200
Flights from Madrid to Rabat-Salé
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 750 - MAD 6,000
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 6,500
Flights from Madrid to Rabat-Salé
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
MAD 950 - MAD 18,000
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Madrid to Tangier
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
MAD 340 - MAD 2,600
Train operators
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
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 410 - MAD 550
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Algeciras
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
MAD 340 - MAD 420
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Ksar El Kebir
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 700 - MAD 1,100
Website
ALSA
Ferry operators
FRS Ferries
Phone
+34 956 68 18 30
Email
info@frs.es
Website
frs.es
Car ferry from Algeciras to Tanger Med
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
MAD 390 - MAD 2,300
Website
FRS Ferries
Standard Car
MAD 2,100 - MAD 2,300
Passenger
MAD 390 - MAD 420
Car ferry from Algeciras Ferry Terminal to Ceuta
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
MAD 360 - MAD 2,300
Website
FRS Ferries
Standard Car
MAD 2,100 - MAD 2,300
Passenger
MAD 390 - MAD 420
Balearia
Phone
+34 912 66 02 14
Email
reservas@balearia.com
Website
balearia.com
Car ferry from Algeciras to Tanger Med
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
MAD 260 - MAD 2,100
Website
Balearia
Cabin
MAD 1,000 - MAD 2,100
Seating Neptuno
MAD 550 - MAD 750
Seating Sirena
MAD 380 - MAD 550
Lobby Bar
MAD 263
Seating
MAD 263
Car ferry from Algeciras to Ceuta
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
MAD 340 - MAD 2,100
Website
Balearia
Cabin
MAD 950 - MAD 2,100
Seating Neptuno
MAD 550 - MAD 750
Seating Sirena
MAD 370 - MAD 550
Lobby Bar
MAD 349
Seating
MAD 349
Other operators
Taxi from Tangier to Chefchaouen
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Estimated price
MAD 800 - MAD 1,000
Blue Petite Taxi

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