There are 3 ways to get from Marrakesh to Essaouira by bus, rideshare or car
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
Bus • 3 h
$6 - $12
2 alternative options
Grand Taxi • 2 h 44 min
$9 - $23
Drive • 2 h 15 min
$16 - $24
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Marrakesh to Essaouira is to bus which costs MAD 60 - MAD 110 and takes 3 h.
The quickest way to get from Marrakesh to Essaouira is to drive which costs MAD 150 - MAD 230 and takes 2 h 15 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marrakech and arriving at Essaouira. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.
The distance between Marrakesh and Essaouira is 168 km. The road distance is 176.6 km.
The best way to get from Marrakesh to Essaouira without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs MAD 60 - MAD 110.
The bus from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 3 h including transfers and departs every three hours.
Marrakesh to Essaouira bus services, operated by Supratours, depart from Marrakech station.
Marrakesh to Essaouira bus services, operated by Supratours, arrive at Essaouira station.
Yes, the driving distance between Marrakesh to Essaouira is 177 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Marrakesh to Essaouira.
There are 322+ hotels available in Essaouira. Prices start at $28 USD per night.
What companies run services between Marrakesh, Morocco and Essaouira, Morocco?
Supratours operates a bus from Marrakesh to Essaouira every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h. Two other operators also service this route.
Bus from Marrakesh to Essaouira
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 30 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $7 - $9
- Schedules at
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Marrakesh and Essaouira. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.