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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Marrakesh by plane, bus, taxi, train, car or car ferry

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Fly  •  4h 48m

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

MAD 465 - MAD 1,828

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Bus via Larache  •  27h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Larache
  2. Take the bus from Larache to Marrakesh

MAD 871 - MAD 1,232

Bus, taxi, train  •  30h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ksar El Kebir
  2. Take a taxi from Ksar El Kebir to Ain Dfali
  3. Take the bus from Ain Dfali to Fes
  4. Take the train from Fès to Marrakech

MAD 1,225 - MAD 1,736

Train, bus  •  47h 35m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Algeciras Alt
  2. Take the bus from Algeciras to Marrakech

MAD 1,222 - MAD 1,715

Bus  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Marrakech

MAD 1,300 - MAD 1,900

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 39m

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

MAD 1,528 - MAD 2,164

Spain → Morocco
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International entry into Morocco from Spain

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Morocco

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Conditions of entry into Morocco from Spain

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Morocco

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Morocco from Spain is currently restricted.

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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 Marrakesh is 80100-4747.

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

The social distance requirement in Marrakesh is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 80100-4747.

Yes, entry into Spain from Morocco is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 2 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Marrakesh is to bus via Larache which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 27h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Madrid to Marrakesh is to fly which takes 4h 48m and costs 40€ - 170€.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid Estacion Sur and arriving at Marrakech. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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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 bus via Larache which takes 27h 15m and costs 80€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Madrid to Marrakesh, including transfers.

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Madrid to Marrakesh bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Marrakesh is to fly which takes 4h 48m and costs 40€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus via Larache, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 27h 15m.

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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 ALSA, 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 48m

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

Air Europa, Iberia and two other airlines fly from Madrid to Marrakesh once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Marrakesh via Larache in around 27h 15m.

Airlines
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 320 - MAD 3,000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 460 - MAD 8,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 290 - MAD 2,800
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Madrid to Marrakech via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
MAD 550 - MAD 4,100
Train operators
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 4 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 Algeciras
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 420 - MAD 550
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Madrid Estacion Sur to Larache
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 700 - MAD 1,000
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Ksar El Kebir
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 750 - MAD 1,100
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Algeciras to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
41h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 800 - MAD 1,200
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid Estacion Sur to Marrakech
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
MAD 1,300 - MAD 1,900
Website
alsa.com
CTM
Phone
0800090030
Email
ctmweb.ma@gmail.com
Website
ctm.ma
Bus from Larache to Marrakesh
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
MAD 150 - MAD 250
Website
CTM
Premium
MAD 160 - MAD 210
Comfort
MAD 150 - MAD 210
Comfort Plus
MAD 170 - MAD 220
Bus from Ain Dfali to Fes
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
MAD 35 - MAD 65
Website
CTM
Premium
MAD 35 - MAD 50
Comfort
MAD 35 - MAD 50
Comfort Plus
MAD 35 - MAD 50
Confort
MAD 50
Confort Plus
MAD 62
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ksar El Kebir to Ain Dfali
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Estimated price
MAD 270 - MAD 330

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Marrakesh is 2h behind Madrid. It is currently 4:12 PM in Madrid and 2:12 PM in Marrakesh.

Air Europa, Iberia, Ryanair and Royal Air Maroc offer flights from Madrid Airport to Marrakech Airport.

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There are 4011+ hotels available in Marrakesh. Prices start at MAD 1,000 per night.

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