There are 5 ways to get from Madrid to Marrakesh by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Marrakech (RAK) MAD - RAK

MAD 425 - MAD 1,723

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Train, bus via Fès  •  22h 39m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano Ave
  2. Take the bus from Malaga Estacion to Fes 232
  3. Take the train from Fès to Marrakech

MAD 1,290 - MAD 2,227

Train, bus  •  23h 13m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cordoba to Marrakech 232

MAD 1,002 - MAD 1,864

Bus  •  25h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Est Sur to Marrakech 232

MAD 900 - MAD 2,600

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 44m

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

MAD 1,625 - MAD 2,396

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Marrakesh is to fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Marrakesh is to fly which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 4h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Est Sur and arriving at Marrakech. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 25h 30m.

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The distance between Madrid and Marrakesh is 1050 km.

The best way to get from Madrid to Marrakesh without a car is to train and bus via Fès which takes 22h 39m and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Madrid to Marrakesh, including transfers.

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Madrid to Marrakesh bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Madrid Est Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Marrakesh is to fly which takes 4h 45m and costs 35€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 240€ and takes 25h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Marrakech Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Madrid to Marrakesh bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Marrakech station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Marrakesh.
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  • Distance: 1049.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

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

Iberia, Air Europa and three other airlines fly from Madrid to Marrakesh every 3 hours. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Madrid Est Sur to Marrakech twice daily. Tickets cost MAD 900 - MAD 1,300 and the journey takes 25h 30m. ALSA also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 750 - MAD 3,400
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 1,100 - MAD 3,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 340 - MAD 2,700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 750 - MAD 3,400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
MAD 950 - MAD 4,100
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 390 - MAD 2,400
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Malaga Maria Zambrano
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 1,100
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
MAD 550 - MAD 750
Promo+
MAD 630 - MAD 680
Flexible
MAD 800 - MAD 1,100
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
MAD 380 - MAD 800
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
MAD 380 - MAD 490
Promo+
MAD 440 - MAD 470
Flexible
MAD 600 - MAD 800
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 Fès to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
MAD 170 - MAD 320
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Moroccan Railways (ONCF)
2nd Class
MAD 170 - MAD 220
1st Class
MAD 270 - MAD 320
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 Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Cordoba-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
MAD 250 - MAD 310
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Malaga Estacion to Fes
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 850
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Cordoba to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
MAD 750 - MAD 1,100
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Madrid Est Sur to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 900 - MAD 1,300
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 1,800 - MAD 2,600
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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Marrakesh is 1h behind Madrid. It is currently 12:12 AM in Madrid and 11:12 PM in Marrakesh.

Air Europa, Iberia, Ryanair and two other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Marrakech Airport.

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There are 2504+ hotels available in Marrakesh. Prices start at MAD 1,000 per night.

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